In Global Battle for Hearts and Minds, China and Russia Have Edge Over US
By Dmitriy Nurullayev
Analysis of 30 years of U.N. data reveals that China and Russia have been far more successful in winning support for their positions from the global community.
Is China a Developing Nation? The US Congress Is Skeptical.
By Sadie Statman
By designating China a developed rather than developing nation, proposed U.S. legislation would challenge the credibility of how Beijing frames its international cooperation.
China Is Using a UN Resolution to Further Its Claim Over Taiwan
By Madoka Fukuda
Beijing’s exaggerated interpretation of Resolution 2758 is a new argument for the PRC’s One China principle.
China’s Heavy-Handed Push to Prevent a UN Report on Xinjiang
By William Nee
Beijing’s full-court press to kill the report reveals a lot about Xi Jinping’s ideal form of international order.
Trouble at the UN: Western Member States Push Back Against Chinese-led FAO
By Max-Otto Baumann
Three years into Qu Dongyu’s tenure, a worrisome, multi-pronged diplomatic brawl has erupted between FAO leadership and Western members.
The Steep Cost of Bachelet’s Visit to China
By Patrizia Cogo and Lukian De Boni
Engaging with China on human rights risks legitimizing Beijing’s narratives – whether intentionally or not.
Must Taiwan Remain Invisible for the Next 50 Years?
By Yu-Jie Chen
On the 50th anniversary of the U.N.’s Resolution on Chinese representation, it’s time to rethink Taiwan’s role in the world.
Beijing and the UN, 50 Years On
By Rosemary Foot
Since taking over the China seat in the United Nations, Beijing’s approach to the global body has encompassed both ambivalence and ambition.
China Outlines Its Priorities as UN Security Council President
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's top priority is addressing the crisis within the United Nations itself, the topic of a high-level meeting later this week.
The US and China at the UN: Global Diplomacy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jeffrey Feltman.
2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?
By Catherine Putz
Another year, another set of dueling statements about Xinjiang to the U.N. This time, there are some interesting differences in who is backing China -- and who isn't.
India’s Recent UN Victories Are Not Necessarily at China’s Expense
By Arkoprabho Hazra
Beijing’s heft at the U.N. is unlikely to help India’s ambitious multilateral reforms agenda.