​Min Yang

​Min Yang

GGF 2030 Working Group on Role of Cities in Global Governance

Min Yang is a program assistant for the social and human sciences sectors at UNESCO in Beijing. In this capacity, she focuses on realizing the Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda set by the United Nations through implementing the UNESCO program, empowering youth, promoting social inclusion, and coordinating with membership officials, international organizations, and other stakeholders. Prior to joining UNESCO, Min worked for the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences as a journalist and editor, where she covered academic development in the areas of social sciences and produced special columns. She also engaged in several research projects on global governance as a researcher. Min has experience working in different media organizations (including newspapers, TV as well as new media cooperation) and was awarded the fellowship of German-China media ambassador in 2015. As a freelance writer for the Goethe-Institut China, she has published articles on the humanities and environmental protection. Min holds a bachelor’s degree in information management and information systems, and a master’s degree in journalism and communication from the Communication University of China.