20 Dec US Embassy Officials Visit CTC’s Center for Marine Conservation
The CTC Center for Marine Conservation welcomed a visit from the U.S. Embassy Indonesia Jakarta and USAID Indonesia on December 22, 2021. The Deputy Chief of Mission for the US Embassy Jakarta, Michael F. Kleine with his family, USAID Deputy Director for the Environment Office, Mark Newton, and Marine Program Specialist for USAID Indonesia, Ahmad Hafizh Adyas, came to learn more about CTC’s work in marine conservation efforts.
Their visit to CTC began with a tour around our center, and introductions to our integrated learning facilities dedicated to coral reef and ocean protection. During the visit, they had the chance to try our fun learning program Games for Change – Escape Room SOS from the Deep and SOS Plastic Danger.
Guests were also able to engage with a mini exhibition at our new exhibition hall that showcases CTC’s contribution and achievement in the Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
At the end of the tour around the center, CTC Executive Director, Rili Djohani, presented our marine conservation efforts across the Coral Triangle region. Deputy Chief of Mission US Embassy Jakarta, Michael F. Kleine also shared his recognition of CTC’s work and efforts and his hope that we can strengthen our collaboration with the US Embassy Indonesia to sustain the successful conservation methods happening in the Coral Triangle.