Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg

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Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg
Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations
In office
Succeeded by Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti
In office
Personal details
Born (1940-10-08) October 8, 1940 (age 76)
Itu, Brazil

Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg (born on (1940-10-08)October 8, 1940 in Itu, Brazil) is a Brazilian diplomat and politician.


Foreign service[edit]

Sardenberg joined the Brazilian Foreign Service in 1964. He was the Chargé d'affaires of Brazil to the Soviet Union in 1982; and Ambassador in Moscow from 1985 to 1989. He served as the Brazilian Ambassador to Spain from 1989 to 1990.

He was the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations from 1990 to 1994; and from 2003 to 2007. He was also the Representative of Brazil at the United Nations Security Council from 1993 to 1994; and President of the UNSC on October 1993.

Governmental positions[edit]

He was the Minister of Science and Technology of Brazil from 1999 to 2002; and Minister for Special Projects in 1999. As Minister for Special Projects, he had been in charge of nuclear and space-related policies.

He also served as Secretary for Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of the Republic, from 1995 to 1998.


  • Curriculum Vitae Brazilian Mission to the United Nations. Retrieved on 2009-06-29.

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