Experts & Staff

Jonas Parello-Plesner

ECFR Alumni · Former Senior Policy Fellow

Biography

Jonas Parello-Plesner used to work for ECFR as Senior Policy Fellow.

 

 

 

The weibo generation can reboot China

Microblogs were almost nonexistent 10 years ago but have exploded since 2009. Although Weibo remains a public sphere full of restrictions, the weibo generation’s movers and shakers have swelled, creating a battle for public opinion in China.  

Publications

Articles

The weibo generation can reboot China

Microblogs were almost nonexistent 10 years ago but have exploded since 2009. Although Weibo remains a public sphere full of restrictions, the weibo generation’s movers and shakers have swelled, creating a battle for public opinion in China.  

Burma is changing, so where is Ashton?

There are encouraging signs that the junta ruling Burma is starting to reform, and the country has been visited by Hillary Clinton and several top politicians from Europe. The EU's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, also needs to pay Burma a visit, and soon.  

Podcasts

In the media

Le Monde cite Hans Kundnani and Jonas Parello-Plesner. 

Jonas Parello-Plesner on Danish TV talking about unrest in Xinjiang

Our report on China and Germany is quoted in an article on Chinese global strategy

Jonas Parello-Plesner weighs in on China's recent free trade agreement with Switzerland and its implications for potential trade agreements with the EU.