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UN Women China goodwill ambassador, Hai Qing, took a publicity photo with specially designed hoodies for the 16 Days Campaign to raise attention toward gender-based violence. Credit: UN Women China/Hai Qing Studio. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

CPD Faculty Fellow Jan Melissen and co-author Saskia Postema adapt their International Affairs article examining China’s influence in the UN system.

CPD Faculty Fellow Jan Melissen offers three recommendations to diplomats needing to reach citizens during a crisis.

The country's unique approach to public diplomacy innovation provides valuable lessons for other nations, say Jan Melissen and Hwajung Kim.

According to Jan Melissen, meta-literacy is one of the best ways to fight back against disinformation.

In a two-part series, Jan Melissen advocates understanding the trend of fake news before attempting to combat it.

Jan Melissen and Ries Kamphof look at the opportunity for businesses to participate in the UN's sustainable development goals.

ITU International Symposium on the Digital Switchover

On the digital future of foreign ministries.