China could take bigger role in Unesco after US withdrawal, analysts say

Posted By on October 13, 2017

The US withdrawal from Unesco could give China scope to take a bigger role in the world heritage body, analysts say, as Beijing seeks to boost its international soft power.
Beijing on Friday said it would continue participating and cooperating with other countries in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation after Washington announced it would leave the agency the previous day.
“China values the importance of Unesco and would like to contribute more to the…
Source: China News
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