August 26, 2022
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.
August 01, 2022
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.
July 30, 2022
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.
June 13, 2022
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.
October 25, 2021
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.
October 01, 2021
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.
May 05, 2021
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.
February 09, 2021
The US and China at the UN: Global Diplomacy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jeffrey Feltman.
October 09, 2020
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.
October 07, 2020
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.
July 06, 2020
Which Countries Support the New Hong Kong National Security Law?
By Eleanor Albert
China rallied 53 countries to back the controversial law amid strong opposition from other governments.
June 25, 2020
China’s Approach to Global Governance
By Yanzhong Huang and Joshua Kurlantzick
China’s strategy brings some positives for the world, but poses the dangerous risk of a global governance divide.