Shing-hon Lam is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he specialises in International Relations. He earned his Master’s in International Relations from the University of Chicago and BSocSc in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong. His latest research explores the influence of member states in international organisations with a focus on China.
AnalysesMixed report card: China’s influence at the United Nations
China is of growing importance to the UN system, and Beijing is aiming to capitalise on this influence at the world body.