Yvon Beaulne

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Joseph Charles Léonard Yvon Beaulne (1919[citation needed]–1999[1]) is a former Canadian diplomat. He was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Brazil. He then became the Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York and shortly thereafter to UNESCO and then to the papal Holy See.

He was awarded The Order of Canada in 1992 for his contribution "to the promotion of human rights and freedoms, particularly through the creation of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa and his considerable work with the United Nations Human Rights Commission." [2]

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Andrew Donald Ross
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Venezuela
1961–1964
Succeeded by
Bruce Irving Rankin
Preceded by
Kenneth Frederick Noble
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Dominican Republic
1963–1964
Succeeded by
Bruce Irving Rankin
Preceded by
Paul André Beaulieu
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Brazil
1967–1969
Succeeded by
Clive Edward Glover
Preceded by
George Ignatieff
Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (New York)
1969–1972
Succeeded by
Saul Forbes Rae
Preceded by
Jean-Louis Gagnon
Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
1976–1979
Succeeded by
Pierre L. Trottier
Preceded by
Jacques Bélec
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Holy See
1978–1984
Succeeded by
Pierre Dumas