A recent report details key incidents in China’s painstaking effort to wipe politically inconvenient references to Taiwan from the U.N., in one case even securing the revision of a document released in 2000 to reflect Beijing’s line.
The German Marshall Fund compiled case studies documenting this U.N. pressure campaign in a study released last month.
China’s campaign at the U.N. has resulted in Taiwan’s isolation from a key international diplomatic hub, yielding some disastrous consequences. Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Organization caused the loss of “millions of lives,” Taiwan’s de facto U.N. ambassador told National Review last year, referring to his
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