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Official visit of the President of China to the UN in Geneva. UN Photo/Pierre Albouy/Flickr

China and Global Governance

Not only has China boosted its financial contributions to international organizations, but it is steadily voicing its preferences and introducing new multilateral initiatives. 

In the 2023-2024 academic year, the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues will host discussions about China’s increasing interest and participation in global governance institutions.

Event Series

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Chinese Perspectives on Cyber Governance

For nearly a decade, the People’s Republic of China has articulated its objective of becoming a “great cyber power.” As much as China’s cyber ambitions are tied to its domestic economic growth pillars

Wang Yi at a high level segment of the 49rd regular session of the Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Jean Marc Ferré/Flickr

China and the UN Human Rights Regime

China is consistently elected to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), where it is currently serving its sixth three-year term. Although China engages at the UNHRC and has ratified

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China's Arctic Interests

The Arctic has the potential to become a new frontier for competition while also facing significant environmental impacts from climate change. Meanwhile, China has increasingly positioned itself as