Zhang Jun

Zhang Jun

Ambassador Zhang Jun is the Permanent Representative of China to the UN. He was formerly China’s assistant minister of foreign affairs.

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Opinion | 50 years and beyond: a new era of China-UN cooperation begins

In this milestone year, China – as a responsible major country – will work even more closely with the UN, support true multilateralism and seek to ensure the development of all. The top priority right now is to step up international cooperation to curb Covid-19 and ensure fair distribution of vaccines.

In this milestone year, China – as a responsible major country – will work even more closely with the UN, support true multilateralism and seek to ensure the development of all. The top priority right now is to step up international cooperation to curb Covid-19 and ensure fair distribution of vaccines.

25 Oct 2021 - 8:45AM
Opinion | At 75, the UN is needed now more than ever to resist American unilateralism

The UN must defend multilateralism against the ‘virus’ of unilateralism and protectionism. Covid-19, climate change and digital security are just some of the severe challenges before us that must be addressed through cooperation and solidarity.

The UN must defend multilateralism against the ‘virus’ of unilateralism and protectionism. Covid-19, climate change and digital security are just some of the severe challenges before us that must be addressed through cooperation and solidarity.

18 Sep 2020 - 3:16AM
Opinion | A lesson from Covid-19: no country can be great in isolation. Instead, we must strengthen multilateralism

The world is facing a trust deficit at a time when effective cooperation is needed more than ever. Yes, the coronavirus is terrible, but what is worse is a political virus, such as a Cold War mentality, which harms everyone.

The world is facing a trust deficit at a time when effective cooperation is needed more than ever. Yes, the coronavirus is terrible, but what is worse is a political virus, such as a Cold War mentality, which harms everyone.

28 Apr 2020 - 4:51AM
Opinion | Apec must hold firmly on to its role as champion of economic globalisation

With the multilateral trading system now under threat amid the rise of protectionism, Apec must rise to the challenge to forge even closer cooperation. In this, it will have China’s full support.

With the multilateral trading system now under threat amid the rise of protectionism, Apec must rise to the challenge to forge even closer cooperation. In this, it will have China’s full support.

16 Nov 2018 - 6:01PM
Apec must lead the march for inclusive and sustainable growth

While Asia and the Pacific on the whole has benefited greatly from globalisation, the gains have not spread to all. As a model of effective cooperation, Apec is best placed to address this lopsided development.

While Asia and the Pacific on the whole has benefited greatly from globalisation, the gains have not spread to all. As a model of effective cooperation, Apec is best placed to address this lopsided development.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
15 Nov 2016 - 12:29PM
Apec can forge role at heart of region's economic integration

Travellers in Bali are often asked two questions: where did you come from; and, where are you going? This week, after almost two decades, the Apec economic leaders' meeting will return to Indonesia, the birthplace of the so-called Bogor Goals of free and open trade and investment in the region, set in 1994.

Travellers in Bali are often asked two questions: where did you come from; and, where are you going? This week, after almost two decades, the Apec economic leaders' meeting will return to Indonesia, the birthplace of the so-called Bogor Goals of free and open trade and investment in the region, set in 1994.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM