Media Advisory: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Ecuador

United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
May 22, 2021

Media Advisory: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Ecuador

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Ecuador May 23-25 to lead the U.S. Presidential Delegation for the inauguration of Ecuador’s President-elect Guillermo Lasso Mendoza and Vice-President-elect Alfredo Borrero Vega. In Quito, Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will meet with senior Ecuadorian officials, regional heads of state, and other dignitaries attending the inauguration on May 24. The Ambassador will also meet with international organizations and local NGOs who are providing critical assistance and services to migrants and refugees who have fled their homes and have sought shelter in Ecuador. Finally, the Ambassador will meet with staff of the U.S. Mission to Ecuador in a Town Hall that will include a discussion of the importance of diversity and inclusion, and how these values support U.S. foreign policy.

The U.S. Presidential Delegation includes:

The Honorable Michael J. Fitzpatrick, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador
The Honorable Juan Gonzalez, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council
The Honorable Julie Chung, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State