Securing a Place for Taiwan in International Organizations

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Event Asia

February 8, 2018 Securing a Place for Taiwan in International Organizations

Taiwan increasingly finds its efforts to obtain meaningful participation in international bodies such as the WHO, INTERPOL, and ICAO checked by external forces.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Heritage Foundation

214 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC
20002

Featuring

Dr. Cheng-Yi Lin

Deputy Minister, Mainland Affairs Council, ROC (Taiwan)

Description

Taiwan increasingly finds its efforts to obtain meaningful participation in international bodies such as the WHO, INTERPOL, and ICAO checked by external forces. Setting aside political issues, there are valid reasons of health, safety, and livelihood for Taiwan to be included, even if only as an observer, in these organizations. Join us as our panel of experts discusses how to increase Taiwan’s role in international organizations and expand its international operating space, while addressing the swift and strong reaction from China that invariably results from such efforts.