China’s Playground at the U.N.

UN-scripted, PassBlue’s podcast takes you inside the United Nations — beyond the carefully written policy speeches to where the real work is being done. Named “One of the Best Podcasts of the Year” by Esquire Magazine in 2019.

by Stephanie Fillion & Kacie Candela. Listen on Apple, Soundcloud or anywhere podcasts are available.

China’s investments around the globe purportedly came with “no strings attached.” But many countries on the receiving end of those investments are now declining at the United Nations to denounce China’s human rights record, even as its treatment of the Uighurs becomes increasingly difficult to deny.

Also, we bring you an exclusive interview with the highest-ranking US citizen at the UN: Rosemary DiCarlo on being be a female Under-Secretary-General as the UN strives for gender parity in senior posts, and heading a brand new UN department.

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Independent Coverage the United Nations. A project of The New School’s Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs, supported by the Carnegie Corporation.

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