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Chan Yuping — United Nations

Chan Yuping is a Senior Programme Officer in the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology at the United Nations. She coordinates the team’s work on follow-up to the Secretary- General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation and the digital-related aspects of his Common Agenda Report, in particular the development of a proposed Global Digital Compact. She also oversees the Office’s overall advocacy, engagement and coordination efforts to strengthen global digital cooperation and its work on other emerging technologies.

Chan Yuping previously led the Policy and Regional Support teams in the United Nations Office of Counter- Terrorism. Prior to this, she worked in the UN’s Department of Political Affairs, and in the New York Office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Before joining the UN Secretariat, Yuping was a diplomat in the Singaporean Foreign Service. She served at the Singapore Mission to the United Nations in New York and before this posting, in the Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ department handling the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and regional political and strategic issues. Yu Ping has a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from Harvard University, and a Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

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