Isis Jaraud-Darnault

A state administrator and diplomat, Isis Jaraud-Darnault is Minister Counselor and has worked within the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations since 2022. Her work focuses on the crises handled by the Security Council, where she represents the interests of France.

From 2020 to 2022, she was a counselor for Global Affairs, international organizations and Latin America in the cabinet of Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs.

Her areas of expertise include Asia (Political Counselor at the French Embassy in China from 2015 to 2019) and multilateral affairs (First Secretary within the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations from 2011 to 2015). She also assisted the deputy director of the department of scientific and cultural cooperation between France and the rest of the world (2019-2020).

Isis Jaraud-Darnault received degrees from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and the Ecole supérieure de commerce de Paris (ESCP). She also holds a master’s degree in law from the Sorbonne and a license in Mandarin from the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO).

A foreign language enthusiast, Isis speaks Chinese fluently and is learning Russian. She is married with three children, and is a competitive swimmer, having participated in several championships.