Yao Kun

Yao Kun is an assistant research fellow specializing in human rights, the development of NGOs, and UN reform issues at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR). She has worked at the Institute of World Political Studies of CICIR for 6 years, since receiving her M.A. in Law from the School of Political Science and Public Administration at Shandong University in 2004. She is an expert at the United Nations Association of China, in charge of research and evaluation of human rights conditions in China, and is the co-author of several books, including Studies on International Strategic and State Security (2005), Strategic and Security Review (2005/2006), United Nations: Toward a Harmonious World (2008), and China’s UN Diplomacy (2009).

Kun Yao, 2011