Adolfo Taylhardat

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Adolfo Raúl Taylhardat
President of the United Nations Security Council
In office
1 September 1992 – 31 September 1992
Permanent Representative of Venezuela in the United Nations
Assumed office
20 August 1993
Preceded by Diego Arria
Venezuelan Ambassador to France
Assumed office
3 June 1991
President Carlos Andrés Pérez
Personal details
Nationality  Venezuela
Religion Catholic

Adolfo Raúl Taylhardat is a Venezuelan diplomat. A graduate in international studies (1957; doctorate 1960) and law (1965) from the Central University of Venezuela, he has occupied a range of diplomatic posts since entering Venezuela's diplomatic service in 1955.[1] Taylhardat was Venezuelan Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations from August 1993[1] and was President of the Security Council (September 1993),[2] during Venezuela's membership of the Security Council.[3]


  1. ^ a b, Adolfo Raul Taylhardat - Curriculum Vitae
  2. ^ United Nations, Presidents of the Security Council : 1990-1999
  3. ^ Unilateralism & U.S. Foreign Policy - Page 223 David Malone, Yuen Foong Khong - 2003 "The Venezuelan ambassador, Adolfo Taylhardat, felt so strongly about US tactics that he eventually resigned when his government agreed, under US pressure, to cosponsor the resolution on indefinite extension."