Content of Workshop: Taking place on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, speakers from Taipei, New York, and Tokyo shared their views on how the GCTF platform can help build public private partnerships to advance international development goals and cooperation during the workshop. AIT Director Brent Christensen said, “Using public sector policy acumen and private sector business skillsets, Taiwan and the United States will continue to reinforce democratic and free market principles that underpin our values and while spurring development for the future.”
Key Attendees: AIT Director Brent Christensen, Managing Director, Office of Global Partnerships, U.S. Department of State, Thomas Debass, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Deputy Representative Yokochi Akira, Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, James K.J. Lee, director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Number of Participating Countries: 29