Ambassador Danny Danon
Advisory Board Member
Chairman, World Likud
Former Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations

Ambassador Danny Danon served as Israel’s 17th Permanent Representative to the United Nations from October 2015 to May 2020. He currently serves as Chairman of the World Likud. With over twenty years of experience representing Israel overseas and within the public sector, Ambassador Danon has developed a reputation as one of Israel’s most ardent defenders.

At the UN, Danon became the first Israeli to lead a UN committee when he was elected Chairman of the Sixth (Legal) Committee in 2016. The following year, he served as Vice President of the General Assembly for its 72nd (2017-2018) session. During his tenure, Danon has spearheaded numerous resolutions and efforts that changed Israel’s standing at the UN.

Prior to assuming his role as Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Ambassador Danon held senior positions in Israel’s Cabinet, including Minister of Science and Technology and Deputy Minister of Defense.