Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0043 (Closing date: August 9, 2021)

The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for a firm to provide a Haivision media platform solution and welcomes qualified vendors to submit a quotation for competition.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-priced contract.  All firms that respond to this solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the ... Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0042 (Closing date: August 17, 2021 )

The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for a brand new 5 Ton Commercial Truck and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (Taipei time). ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0040 (Closing date: July 29, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0040 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for a firm to provide landscaping services at the AIT Taipei compound.  Landscaping services are to include sod/turf and new flower/shrub planting as well as drainage installation.  Qualified bidders must attend a pre-proposal conference and site visit at AIT on August ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Virtual AIT July 4 Reception

Independence Day was celebrated in the United States on Sunday, July 4.  And today, we are commemorating America’s 245th birthday here in Taiwan.  In our observance of our Independence Day, we celebrate the birth of America as a nation with a government “of the people, by the people and for the people.”|OT-2136|July 13, 2021 Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0035 (Closing date: August 10, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0035 Architectural services for the solar photovoltaic system design of an existing office building (rooftop of parking garage); estimated construction cost above USD 250,000; Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan. Firms responding to this announcement on or before closing date will be considered for selection using the following evaluation criteria of equal weight: Relevant, professional qualifications ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0038 (Closing date: July 23, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0038 The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has a requirement for installations of one (1) new outdoor air conditioning unit and two (2) new indoor air conditioning units and welcomes qualified vendors to submit a quotation for competition.  Qualified bidders must attend a site visit at AIT on July 30, 2021 to submit ... Read More»

2021 Trafficking in Persons Report – Taiwan

OT-2133 July 2, 2021 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report – Taiwan  Taiwan (Tier 1) June 2021 Taiwan authorities fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. Authorities continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period, considering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, if any, on their anti-trafficking capacity; therefore Taiwan ... Read More»

UNITED STATES AND TAIWAN HOLD DIALOGUE ON TRADE AND INVESTMENT PRIORITIES

WASHINGTON – The United States and Taiwan held the eleventh Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council meeting yesterday under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO).   Assistant United States Trade Representative Terry McCartin and Jen-ni Yang, Deputy Trade Representative ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Presidential Office Order of the Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon Award Ceremony

As I have said before, the U.S.-Taiwan relationship is a rare and special one.  Yet I have been personally – and pleasantly – surprised by the dramatic growth in our ties as we weathered the global pandemic over the past year and a half. |OT-2131|June 25, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Friendship Medal of Diplomacy Award Ceremony

Let me begin by thanking Foreign Minister Wu not only for this gracious honor, but for everything you and your MOFA team have done to enhance the U.S.-Taiwan relationship.  We at AIT could not have asked for better partners to advance our shared interests and values across the Indo-Pacific and around the world. |OT-2130|June 24, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Grand Medal of Diplomacy Award Ceremony

It is truly an honor to be here today to receive this award.  As I prepare to leave Taiwan, I am reminded of the first time I arrived here over 40 years ago when Taiwan had yet to become the economic powerhouse and democratic success story that it is today.  It was my early experience ... Read More»

Implementing Agreement relating to Participation in the Radiation Protection Computer Code Analysis and Maintenance Program between AIT and TECRO

IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT RELATING TO PARTICIPATION IN THE RADIATION PROTECTION COMPUTER CODE ANALYSIS AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM BETWEEN THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN AND THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES   The American Institute in Taiwan (hereinafter referred to as “AIT’) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0036 (Closing date: July 23, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0036 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) is hereby soliciting for a Haivision media platform solution and welcomes qualified vendors to submit a quotation for competition. Vendor eligibility requirements are outlined below. If a firm is interested in bidding on this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via e-mail at Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during official business ... Read More»

Forum on Tech Supply Chain Partnership

The COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical uncertainties have posed opportunities and challenges to supply chains around the world. There is a growing demand to develop more resilient, intelligent, and sustainable global supply chains. While businesses and citizens are at the front line of these changes, governments are also involved to meet the needs of society.|PR-2123|June 22, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Forum on Tech Supply Chain Partnership

As my three years as AIT Director will soon come to a close, I am proud to say that the work AIT has accomplished in raising awareness on securing resilient supply chains with Taiwan and our likeminded partners has been a great success. Our efforts towards building global supply chain resiliency have become a critical ... Read More»

AIT Director W. Brent Christensen’s Remarks at vGCTF on Trade Secrets Protection and Digital Piracy Prevention

AIT has a long history of positive cooperation with Taiwan on the protection of intellectual property rights, including just last year for our first ever GCTF workshop on IPR.  That workshop was well-attended and received high marks from participants, leading us all to agree that a follow-on event this year would be well received.|OT-2127|June 17, ... Read More»

AIT, MOFA, the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office, and and JTEA Host vGCTF on Trade Secrets Protection and Digital Piracy Prevention

This morning, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office (THPO), and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) kicked off a two-day virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop on intellectual property rights (IPR) protection with a focus on prosecution of cross-border cases related to trade-secrets ... Read More»

AIT organizes a successful Taiwan Delegation to the 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The American Institute in Taiwan is pleased to announce that 220 delegates representing 153 companies from across Taiwan are joining the Department of Commerce SelectUSA Investment Summit June 7-10.  This represents the largest single delegation from a foreign market to ever attend the annual Summit, which is now in its eighth year. Due to the ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0031 (Closing date: June 23, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0031 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide waste removal and disposal services for AIT Taipei compound.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0033 (Closing date: June 17, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0033 The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has a requirement for one (1) new Grundfos submersible pump and one (1) new Franklin Electric Motor as well as installation and commissioning for an existing water system, and welcomes qualified vendors to submit a quotation for competition.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-priced contract.  All ... Read More»

Remarks by Senator Dan Sullivan

Well thank you, everybody. It's great to be back in Taiwan. I want to begin by just mentioning something that I think most people know, but it's always important to reiterate: the United States has a long history of advancing security, prosperity, and democracy in the Indo-Pacific area. We are an Asia-Pacific nation. We have ... Read More»

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0006 (Closing date: June 18, 2021)

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0006 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide Furniture Refinishing and Reupholstery services. All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements: ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on Global Vaccine Distribution

As the United States continues our efforts to get every eligible American vaccinated and fight COVID-19 here at home, we also recognize that ending this pandemic means ending it everywhere. As long as this pandemic is raging anywhere in the world, the American people will still be vulnerable. And the United States is committed to ... Read More»

Arrangement between AIT and TECRO for the Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters

ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN AND THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE EXCHANGE OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND COOPERATION IN NUCLEAR SAFETY MATTERS The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO), hereinafter referred to as the ... Read More»

AIT Director W. Brent Christensen’s Remarks at GCTF on Anti-Money Laundering

   OT-2123 May 26, 2021 AIT Director W. Brent Christensen’s Remarks at GCTF on Anti-Money Laundering May 26, 2021 Greetings! As Director of the American Institute in Taiwan, and on behalf of the United States government, I ’d like to welcome you to the 2021 Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop (GCTF ) on anti-money ... Read More»

Press Release on GCTF Workshop on Anti-Money Laundering 

PR-2115 May 26, 2021 Press Release on GCTF Workshop on Anti-Money Laundering  The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) was pleased to co-host with Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB), Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), and the Australian Office a virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) workshop on anti-money ... Read More»

SUPPORT FOR TAIWAN’S MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT WITH THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND PARTICIPATION AS AN OBSERVER IN THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

We, the American Institute in Taiwan, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association and the Australian Office in Taipei, wish to express our support for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the work of the World Health Organization, and Taiwan’s participation as an observer in the World Health Assembly.|PR-2114|May 25, 2021 Read More»

Department of State Participation in Taiwan-hosted Event on Open Government and Anti-Corruption

As a member of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), the United States supports greater transparency and civic participation in public affairs.  To highlight Open Government Week 2021, today Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby of the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor joined the OGP, Transparency International, and Taiwanese Digital ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at GCTF Workshop on COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out: Experiences and Challenges

These are difficult times and talking about COVID-19 vaccines can be a sensitive subject. But just because this is a challenging topic, does not mean that health experts cannot build connections and work on ways to move forward.|OT-2121|May 19, 2021 Read More»

US, Taiwan, Japan, UK, and Australia Conclude a Virtual GCTF Workshop on COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out: Experiences and Challenges

On May 18, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) was pleased to co-host with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association, the UK, and the Australian Office a virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (vGCTF) workshop entitled “COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out: Experiences and Challenges.”|PR-2112|May 19, 2021 Read More»

2020 International Religious Freedom Report: Taiwan part

 2020 INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM REPORT OT-2120 TAIWAN  Executive Summary The constitution provides for freedom of religious belief. Domestic service workers and caretakers are not covered under the labor standards law and are therefore not legally guaranteed a weekly rest day. Due to this exclusion, many domestic workers continued to be unable to attend religious services. ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the TAITRA Press Event

I want to congratulate TAITRA for their tremendous efforts in publishing this inaugural whitepaper. This comprehensive analysis sheds light on complex supply chain trends, opportunities, and challenges that Taiwan industries are facing as the world rethinks the supply chain network of the past.|OT-2119|May 6, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at CyberSec Trade Show

I can say with firsthand knowledge that your participation today is not just a token gesture.  AIT has cooperated with many of you on major cybersecurity events and initiatives, particularly over the past eighteen months, including last year’s research trip to the RSA cybersecurity conference in San Francisco, the critical infrastructure virtual seminar, the cybersecurity ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the AIC Innovation Forum

Today is the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, with an estimated one billion people around the world mobilizing to commemorate it.  The events of today’s Innovation Forum highlight U.S. commitment to the environment and to finding innovative solutions for combating climate change. This aligns with President Biden’s priority of placing climate change at the center ... Read More»

RFQ No. TPE200-21-Q-0029 (Closing date: May 06, 2021)

RFQ No. TPE200-21-Q-0029 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide the remodel service at AIT. The contract will be a firm fixed price contract.  All firms that respond to the RFQ must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each ... Read More»

United States, Taiwan, Japan, and EU cohost the vGCTF Workshop on Supply Chain Restructuring and SME Financing

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) was pleased to cohost a one-day virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (vGCTF) workshop on Supply Chain Restructuring and SME Financing with the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), and first-time host the European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan (EETO).|PR-2111|April 14, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the virtual GCTF on Supply Chain Restructuring and SME Financing

Well before the devastation wrought by the global pandemic made countries around the world consider the vulnerabilities of their supply chains, we at AIT recognized the shifting trends in global supply chains and the critical role that Taiwan can play.  Over the past year and a half, we have been closely working with Taiwan on the promotion of global ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0028 (closing date: April 27, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0028 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide a reception package for AIT.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to this request for quotation (RFQ) must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At ... Read More»

Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Participant Recruitment

In 2019, the U.S. government launched the Women’s Global Development & Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP), strengthening women’s economic and political empowerment to increase the prospect of women’s economic empowerment. This year, in support of the initiative, the U.S. Department of State launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), providing an opportunity of entrepreneurship training for women-led ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0026 (Closing date: April 20, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0026 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for a firm to provide intercommunications system maintenance services for consular teller windows.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-priced contract.  All firms that respond to this solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, ... Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0023 (Closing date: April 12, 2021)

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0023 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a five-star hotel event venue within Zhongshan District or Xinyi District of Taipei City. All firms that respond to this RFQ must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must ... Read More»

U.S.-Taiwan virtual forum on expanding Taiwan’s participation on the global stage

On March 30, 2021, the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office convened high-level representatives of the U.S. Department of State and the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a virtual forum on expanding Taiwan’s participation in UN organizations and other international fora. |PR-2109|April 1, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen

Practically speaking, this travel and the new policy that made it possible, is a tangible sign of progress and cause for optimism in the fight against COVID-19. It shows that Taiwan and Palau’s diligent and effective COVID prevention efforts have brought them to a point of stability and security that allowed them to begin the ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at Forward Alliance Workshop

It’s a pleasure for me to be here today and for the American Institute in Taiwan to partner with Forward Alliance for this “Be Prepared” (《後盾計畫》) workshop.  Today you will learn medical and other skills that can help the community – your community – in times of crisis. |OT-2108|March 30, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Bilingual Education Symposium to Support the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative

AIT and TECRO signed an important Memorandum of Understanding on international education cooperation last year. This Initiative gives Taiwan and the United States the opportunity to strengthen our cooperation and collaboration on international education in many different ways.  One key method is to increase the numbers of Americans coming to Taiwan to study, while at ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Coast Guard MOU Launch Ceremony

Yesterday in Washington, AIT and TECRO signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further cooperation between the U.S. Coast Guard and Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration.  This MOU formalizes our already robust and longstanding cooperation with Taiwan’s Coast Guard, and, notably, is the first one signed in the Biden Administration. |OT-2106|March 26, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at PSMC’s Tongluo Fab Groundbreaking Ceremony

I am delighted to be here to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation’s new Tongluo Fabrication Plant. This is a great opportunity to congratulate PSMC, to highlight the leadership role Taiwan plays in the global semiconductor industry, and to restate the U.S. government’s focus on supply chain security.|OT-2105|March 25, 2021 Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0019 (Closing date: March 21, 2021)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0019 The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has a requirement for one (1) new split air conditioning outdoor unit to replace an existing unit and welcomes qualified vendors to submit a quotation for competition.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-priced contract.  All firms that respond to this solicitation must be technically qualified and ... Read More»

Joint Statement on Partners in HADR: Awareness – Resilience – Action

Today marks the ten-year anniversary of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, one of the most tragic events in our lifetime. As the disaster unfolded a decade ago, Taiwan and the United States came to Japan’s aid, making the most substantial contributions to the relief effort of any donor in the world.|PR-2105|March 11, ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity

American Institute in Taiwan Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Number: AIT2021200-001 Deadline for Applications: April 12, 2021 Total Amount Available: Up to $20,000 USD A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The American Institute in Taiwan announces an open competition for individuals and/or organizations to submit applications to create and implement programs to support and increase Taiwan’s capacity ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at GCTF Workshop on Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters

It is fitting that we come together today to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Great Japan Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami for a workshop focused on rebuilding communities and nations following disaster. We still have so much to learn from one another. | OT-2104|March 10, 2021 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Press Launch for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Before I begin, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy International Women’s Day! It is a real pleasure to help announce today the launch of this important and meaningful training program – the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs – or AWE.  We all know that when women are successful, communities proposer, countries thrive, and the world ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) established AWE in 2019 to support the goals of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, which demonstrates U.S. commitment to advancing women’s economic empowerment and reaching 50 million women globally by 2025.|PR-2104|March 8, 2021 Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0011 (Closing date: March 18, 2021)

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0011 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide internet circuits and connection service for both Taipei and Kaohsiung offices. All firms that respond to this RFQ must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror ... Read More»

RFQ No. TPE200-21-Q-0018 (Closing date: March 12, 2021)

RFQ No. TPE200-21-Q-0018  The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to install extension deck with stairs and glass railing at AIT’s property. The contract will be a firm fixed price contract.  All firms that respond to the RFQ must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the ... Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0015 (Closing date: March 08, 2021)

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0015 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide JUCR UPS battery replacement service. All firms that respond to this RFQ must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when ... Read More»

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0005 (Closing date: February 23, 2021)

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0005 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide Door to Door Delivery Services. All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements: ... Read More»

BPA Advertisement – No. TPE200-21-BPA-0004 (Closing date: February 18, 2021)

BPA Advertisement No. TPE200-21-BPA-0004 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide automobile maintenance and repair services.  All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements: ... Read More»

U.S. Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific

The United States has a long and abiding commitment to Taiwan’s self-defense, as elaborated in the recently declassified  “United States Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific,” which we often describe as our vision for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific. The Framework lays out the U.S. objective “to enable Taiwan to develop an effective asymmetric defense strategy and ... Read More»

Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. January 20, 2021 The United States Capitol THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and ... Read More»

New U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative

Deputy Secretary Mitchell Zais recently joined State Department officials and representatives from American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) at a virtual meeting with Taiwan representatives to identify potential steps that the United States and Taiwan could take to meet the growing need for Mandarin teachers in the United States, and for English instructors on Taiwan. The ... Read More»

Health Alert – Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement for All Air Passengers Entering the United States

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Chinese Language Symposium to Support the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative

As you may have heard, on December 2, AIT and TECRO signed an important Memorandum of Understanding on international education cooperation. This MOU gives Taiwan and the United States the opportunity to strengthen our cooperation and collaboration on international education.|OT-2102|January 16, 2021  Read More»

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0003 (Closing date: January 27, 2021)

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0003 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide Office Supplies. All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements: Have an established ... Read More»

Brent Omdahl Assumes Duties as AIT’s Commercial Section Chief

Brent Omdahl currently serves as the Commercial Section Chief of the American Institute in Taiwan, where he leads a team of 20 marketing and customer service professionals.  His team’s primary roles are to promote cooperation between U.S. firms, Taiwan companies and the Taiwan authorities, and assist Taiwanese firms to expand in the United States.  He ... Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0006 (Closing date: January 20, 2020)

RFQ No: TPE200-21-Q-0006 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide office cubicle and installation service. All firms that respond to this RFQ must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when ... Read More»

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0002 (Closing date: January 6, 2021)

The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide Facility Maintenance Supplies, such as Hardware and Janitorial Products. All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements: ... Read More»

AIT and TECRO Sign an Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation

On December 14, 2020, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) signed a new Science and Technology Agreement (STA) that will strengthen cooperation between the two societies to advance joint understanding on a broad range of science and technology topics.|PR-2067|December 18, 2020 Read More»

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0001 (closing date: Jan 4, 2021)

BPA Advertisement No: TPE200-21-BPA-0001 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide Furniture Refinishing and Reupholstery services. All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements: ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen On the Announcement of the U.S.-Taiwan Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement

The United States and Taiwan have an impressive record of cooperation and joint achievements, particularly in the area of science and technology.  Our shared traditions of innovation and entrepreneurship ensure that both the United States and Taiwan will benefit from our continued scientific and technological engagements.|OT-2054|December 18, 2020 Read More»

Joint Statement on the 2020 Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) Joint Committee

On December 15, 2020, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), in partnership with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association co-hosted the sixth Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) Joint Committee in Taipei. |PR-2066|December 15, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Launch of Women’s Livelihood Bond 3

It is my distinct pleasure to be with you today and to join my colleagues at the Development Finance Corporation and the United States Agency for International Development to support the public launch of Women’s Livelihood Bond 3.  Indeed, this program is a testament to the United States and Taiwan’s commitment to the shared value ... Read More»

U.S.-Taiwan Cooperation on Women’s Livelihood Bond in the Indo-Pacific region Promotes Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development

A joint press conference was held on December 14, 2020 at the Executive Yuan to announce U.S.-Taiwan Cooperation on Women’s Livelihood Bond. Minister John C.C. Deng, Minister Joseph Wu, Secretary General Timothy Hsiang of TaiwanICDF, and AIT/T Director Brent Christensen attended the conference.|PR-2065|December 14, 2020 Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0004 (Closing date: December 16, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0004 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide corrective services to improve drainage at AIT Taipei compound.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Launch of the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative

I am excited to be here today for the public launch of the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative.  This new bilateral Initiative is aimed at expanding access to Chinese and English language instruction, while safeguarding academic freedom.|OT-2052|December 3, 2020 Read More»

MOU between AIT and TECRO on International Education Cooperation

PR-2064 December 3, 2020  MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN AND THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES ON INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION COOPERATION   A. Objective The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO), collectively referred to as ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen on the Inaugural U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue

Just a few hours ago, the United States and Taiwan concluded the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue.  Convened under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States, the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Dialogue signifies that not only is the ... Read More»

Fact Sheet To be Released by AIT and TECRO on U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue

Convened under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States, the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue signifies that the United States-Taiwan economic relationship is strong and growing. |PR-2061|November 21, 2020 Read More»

MOU between AIT and TECRO on establishing a U.S.-TAIWAN ECONOMIC PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP DIALOGUE

PR-2060 November 21, 2020  MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between the AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN and the  TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES on establishing a U.S.-TAIWAN ECONOMIC PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP DIALOGUE   The American Institute in Taiwan (“AIT”), and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (“TECRO”), each a ... Read More»

Inaugural U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue

Based on these values and demonstrating the importance of this relationship, today the United States and Taiwan, under the auspices of the American Institute of Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO), held the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue in Washington. |PR-2059|November 21, 2020 Read More»

AIT and TECRO Senior Representatives Celebrate Taiwan’s Contribution to the U.S. Department of State as part of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

WASHINGTON — At a November 18 virtual ceremony hosted by the American Institute in Taiwan in Washington, D.C., Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) Representative Bi-khim Hsiao, American Institute in Taiwan Managing Director Ingrid Larson, U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Opening Ceremony of Meet Taipei 2020

The theme of this year’s Meet Taipei conference “Arising Vision” is quite appropriate.  As both the United States and Taiwan face the new “normal” of dealing with a global economy battered by COVID-19, novel approaches are required to overcome these unprecedented challenges. |OT-2050|November 18, 2020 Read More»

2020 OPEN DOORS REPORT

According to the 2020 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released yesterday by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education, the total number of Taiwan students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities increased for the fifth year in a row in the 2019-2020 ... Read More»

Center Stage Season 6th Open Call for Nominations and Online Applications

The American Institute in Taiwan, in collaboration with the State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), is honored to announce that Taiwan has been selected to participate in the Sixth Season of Center Stage, a public diplomacy initiative funded by ECA. | PR-2056|November 13, 2020 Read More»

The United States and Taiwan to Convene Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue

The United States and Taiwan will hold the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue on November 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO).|PR-2054|November 11, 2020 Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0003 (Closing date: November 26, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-21-Q-0003 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for two (2) long-term leased vehicles and welcomes vehicle leasing companies to submit a quotation for competition.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-priced contract.  All firms that respond to this solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the ... Read More»

AIT is auctioning a batch of used furniture and household appliances

AIT is auctioning a batch of used furniture and household appliances (about 170 pieces). Vendors who are interested in participating in the on-site bidding held at 10:00 a.m., November 25th, should send an e-mail with your name, contact phone number, and ID number to aitauction@state.gov  before 5:00 p.m., November 20th to register.  Attendees will be notified via ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the virtual GCTF: Sustainable Materials Management Solutions to Marine Debris

The United States is working to find solutions to these complex waste management issues, including marine debris.  For example, in October 2018, the United States Congress signed the  “Save Our Seas” (S.O.S.) bill into law, directing the U.S. government to increase engagement with countries that contribute the most to the global marine debris problem and ... Read More»

United States, Taiwan, Japan, and the Netherlands Host a vGCTF Workshop on Sustainable Materials Management Solutions to Marine Debris

Director Christensen said: “The United States is working with Taiwan and other partners to find solutions to complex waste management issues, including marine debris.  This is one of the many areas in which Taiwan can share its considerable expertise with the world.”|PR-2053|November 3, 2020 Read More»

U.S. and Taiwan Convene the First Working Group Meeting under the Infrastructure Finance Framework

On Thursday, October 29, the United States and Taiwan convened the first virtual working group meeting under an infrastructure finance framework, which was signed by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) on September 17, 2020. |PR-2052|October 30, 2020 Read More»

Fact Sheet: 2020 U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance in the Indo-Pacific Region and Beyond

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), in cooperation with the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. Department of State (DRL) convened the second annual U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance in the Indo-Pacific Region in September and October 2020 to advance joint projects to strengthen ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Capstone Session of the 2020 U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance

But these consultations would not be complete without committing to concrete next steps towards fostering sustainable, long-term partnerships between U.S. and Taiwan civil society.  That is the theme of today’s event.  I look forward to hearing your ideas about what more our governments can do to empower civil society efforts.|OT-2046|October 28, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by Assistant Secretary Robert Destro at the Capstone Session of the 2020 U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance

The Consultations on Democratic Governance we are concluding today represent a joint effort between the United States and Taiwan to further realize Taiwan’s potential contributions to the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms across the entire Indo-Pacific region.|OT-2047|October 28, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Taiwan Session of Indo-Pacific Business Forum

First, the United States applauds the success of the Taiwan Model of pandemic response on COVID-19.  The recent visit of U.S. HHS Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan signifies the important role that Taiwan can play in the international arena to share its expertise. |OT-2045|October 28, 2020 Read More»

AIT and TAITRA Co-host First-ever Taiwan Session of Indo-Pacific Business Forum

This afternoon, AIT co-hosted with TAITRA a session of the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) entitled “Taiwan Model on COVID-19: Forging public private partners in the medical industry.”  During the session, representatives of Taiwan’s public and private sectors discussed how Taiwan marshalled its public health and private sector resources to successfully mitigate the COVID-19 risk to ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at Virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework on Combatting COVID-19 Related Crimes

For some, this pandemic has brought out the best in human resiliency and generosity.  For example, Taiwan skillfully managed the COVID-19 crisis, through what has become known as the “Taiwan Model.”  Taiwan not only generously chose to share its expertise around the world, but also drastically increased its PPE production to come to the aid ... Read More»

AIT, MJIB, MOFA, JTEA, and Australian Office host GCTF Workshop on Combatting COVID-19 Related Crimes

This morning, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association, and Australian Office kicked off a Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop on combatting COVID-19 related crimes. |PR-2049|October 28, 2020 Read More»

Solicitation No: TPE200-21-Q-0002 (Closing date: November 13, 2020)

Solicitation No: TPE200-21-Q-0002 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide office cubicle and installation service. The contract type will be a firm-fixed price contract. All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Circular Economy Summit

I am pleased to be here today to speak about three things: the depth of U.S.-Taiwan cooperation on environmental matters, the growing challenges of waste management, and Taiwan as a force for good in seeking solutions to these challenges, especially during the COVD-19 pandemic.|OT-2043|October 16, 2020 Read More»

AIT, MOFA, and JTEA Host vGCTF on Trade Secrets Protection and Digital Piracy Prevention

This morning, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association kicked off a two-day virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop on intellectual property rights (IPR) protection with a focus on prosecuting theft of trade secrets and stopping digital piracy of copyrighted content. |PR-2048|October 15, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at vGCTF on Trade Secrets Protection and Digital Piracy Prevention

AIT has a long history of positive cooperation with Taiwan on the promotion of intellectual property rights, making this an ideal topic for a GCTF workshop.  Taiwan’s progress in this area is quite remarkable, and we believe that Taiwan, Japan, and the United States each have tremendous knowledge and experience to share today. |OT-2042|October 15, 2020 Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: It’s Go Time! Get Your Ballot in ASAP!

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW! Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember: the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)is not a polling place; same-day, in-person voting is not available. Many states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of ... Read More»

Emily Scott Assumes Duties as AIT’s Agricultural Trade Office Director

In July 2020, Emily and her family arrived in Taipei, Taiwan for her second assignment to the American Institute in Taiwan with the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).  Emily previously served in Taiwan from 2012-2016 as the Agricultural Attaché in the Agricultural Affairs Office.  She returns to AIT as the Director of the Agricultural Trade Office, ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By!

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW! Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)is not a polling place; same-day in-person voting is not available. You can, however, get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee ballot. Many states ... Read More»

AIT-TECRO Infrastructure Financing Framework Strengthens U.S. and Taiwan Cooperation on Infrastructure Development in the Indo-Pacific

On September 17, 2020, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) signed a Framework to Strengthen Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation on behalf of the United States and Taiwan to facilitate technical exchanges and information sharing which will support and catalyze investments ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond F. Greene at SEMICON Talent Cultivation Symposium

Since its inception in July 2019, the Talent Circulation Alliance has been an important platform for AIT, Taiwan’s government, and private sector partners to promote the circulation of talent between Taiwan, the United States, and other like-minded partners, with the goal of cultivating a deep pool of capable, internationally-integrated, and digitally-savvy professionals. |OT-2040|September 24, 2020 Read More»

American Innovation Center Partners with Songshan Cultural and Creative Park for Grand Re-Opening on September 23

The AIC, jointly established by the American Institute in Taiwan and its local hosting partner, is the first of its kind in Asia.  The AIC promotes digital learning and distributes the latest information about innovation, as well as shares current U.S. trends in science, environment, and technology. |PR-2044|September 23, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at the American Innovation Center Housewarming Opening Ceremony

I am pleased to be here today representing the American Institute in Taiwan to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the American Innovation Center and to open both the New AIC with our partner Songyang Creative and Culture Park (SCCP) and our Anniversary Forum hosted with the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology with the ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Presidential Hackathon

AIT has been involved in the Presidential Hackathon since its inception in 2018, but this year AIT co-hosted with Taiwan the International Track of the Presidential Hackathon, which brought together teams from around the world to use technology and social innovation to advance human progress.|OT-2038|September 21, 2020 Read More»

AIT, MOFA, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association and Guatemala Host Inaugural Western Hemisphere vGCTF

On September 9, 2020, The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association, and the Government of Guatemala hosted the first in a series of expert exchanges focused on the Western Hemisphere under the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF).  Today’s webinar focused on helping countries deploy digital ... Read More»

Forum on Supply Chain Restructuring: Improving Resilience Amongst Like-Minded Partners

As the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical uncertainties continue to impact supply chains around the world, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will strengthen consultations and cooperation on supply chain restructuring and resiliency, especially in the ICT and medical sectors. |PR-2040| |September 4, 2020| Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Forum on Supply Chain Restructuring: Improving Resilience Amongst Like-Minded Partners

As we plan for a post-pandemic world and evaluate what changes to the global supply chain are necessary, one thing is certain: Taiwan has demonstrated time and again that it is a reliable partner and a critical player for moving toward a more sustainable global economy. |OT-2036| |September 4, 2020| Read More»

Remarks by David R. Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs At the Heritage Foundation (virtual) 

                    OT-2036 September 8, 2020 Remarks by David R. Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Heritage Foundation (virtual)  August 31, 2020   (as prepared for delivery)  OPENING Thank you for the wonderful introduction.  I would like to thank the Heritage ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Security Cooperation Month Memorial Unveiling Ceremony

We face dangerous new technologies, a deadly pandemic and the unpredictable effects of climate change. But our partnership, rooted in tradition, continues to exemplify the mutual support, mutual respect, and mutual interests that these service members and their cohort helped to build between our societies and between our militaries. |OT-2035| |September 2, 2020| Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador-at-Large John Cotton Richmond at the 2020 International Workshop on Combating Human Trafficking

And it’s not just the authorities who have demonstrated a strong commitment to fight trafficking.  Taiwan has an active, thriving, and vocal array of civil society organizations all working to ensure that Taiwan can stop traffickers, protect victims, and prevent this crime by dismantling the systems that make it easier for traffickers to operate. |OT-2034|September 1, ... Read More»

Statement on Recent Developments to the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Relationship

AIT commends Taiwan for taking significant steps toward fulfilling its commitments on market access for U.S. pork and beef.  These steps affirm Taiwan’s global position as a reliable trading partner and will bring Taiwan into line with international standards applied by countries around the world.|PR-2038|August 31, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Announcement of the AIT-TECRO Joint Declaration on 5G Security

The United States advocates for a vibrant digital economy worldwide that benefits from the promise of fifth-generation (5G) networks.  5G is transformative and will touch every aspect of our lives, including critical infrastructure.|OT-2032|August 26, 2020 Read More»

American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office Joint Declaration on 5G Security

Taking into account that secure fifth generation wireless communications networks (5G) will be vital to both future prosperity and security, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, on behalf of their respective authorities, note the importance of cooperation on 5G.|PR-2034|August 26, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the AmCham’s Hsieh Nien Fan Dinner

It is my pleasure to represent AIT once again at the annual AmCham Hsieh Nien Fan dinner, coming a few months later than usual this year.  I think the very fact that we can all be gathered here together is not only a testament to Taiwan’s extremely deft handling of the COVID-19 pandemic response, but ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the MAPECT 2020 International Investment Forum

I am confident that today’s forum about supply chain restructuring and merger and acquisition opportunities in a post-pandemic environment will provide important insights to the public, Taiwan’s business leaders, and policymakers. |OT-2030|August 26, 2020 Read More»

Sec. Azar Pays Respects to President Lee and Highlights Burgeoning U.S.-Taiwan Economic Relationship

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar began his final day in Taiwan speaking to journalists throughout the Indo-Pacific region on a telebriefing hosted by the U.S. State Department’s Asia-Pacific Media Hub.|PR-2030|August 13, 2020 Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0053 (Closing date: August 27, 2020)

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0053 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for laptop computers and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (Taipei time). Clarification to ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0050 (Closing date: September 8, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0050 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) is hereby soliciting for one (1) UV printer and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. Interested bidders are required to have a presence in Taiwan to be able to provide prompt maintenance and support for this product when required. If a firm is ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0052 (Closing date: September 16, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0052 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide property management and security guard services for a residential building.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each offeror must meet the ... Read More»

HHS Secretary Alex Azar to Lead Delegation to Taiwan in First Visit by a U.S. HHS Secretary

In the coming days, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar will lead a delegation to Taiwan. This marks the first visit to Taiwan by an HHS Secretary, the first Cabinet member to visit in six years, and the highest level visit by a U.S. Cabinet official since 1979. |PR-2025| |August 5, 2020| Read More»

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0049 (Closing date: August 14, 2020)

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0049 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide company background check services for AIT. All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements ... Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0051 (Closing date: August 17, 2020)

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0051 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for HP computers and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 16:30pm (Taipei time). Clarification ... Read More»

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0048 (Closing date: August 14)

The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for secure KVM switch and cable kit and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (Taipei time). Clarification ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0042 (Closing date: August 6)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0042 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for a firm to provide services for the creation of a social media program for the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0047 (Closing date: August 5, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0047 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide preventive maintenance service for Potable Water Treatment System at AIT Taipei, Taiwan.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0035 (Closing date: August 5, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0035 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide preventive maintenance service for Fuel Management System at AIT Taipei, Taiwan.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. ... Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0045 (Closing date: July 31, 2020)

Updated: RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0045 (Closing date: July 31, 2020) The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for HVAC Boiler Parts and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0046 (Closing date: August 04, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0046 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to install precast U shape galvanized grating cover ditch along retaining wall (JinHu Rd.) inside AIT compound.  The contract will be a firm fixed price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at USA Caucus Launch Event Legislative Yuan

Last year, we at AIT celebrated forty years since the U.S. Congress codified our commitment to Taiwan in the Taiwan Relations Act, and also established the American Institute in Taiwan. The TRA was passed swiftly and overwhelmingly on a bipartisan basis by both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Forty-one years later, Taiwan still ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0029 (Closing date: July 31, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0029 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to maintain audio-visual equipment in the multi-purpose room of the AIT Taipei office.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. ... Read More»

American Institute in Taiwan Thanks Departing TECRO Representative, Stanley Kao; Welcomes Hsiao Bi-Khim

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) would like to thank departing Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) Representative Stanley Kao for his many contributions to the partnership between the United States and Taiwan... AIT congratulates and welcomes incoming Representative Hsiao Bi-Khim, appointed by President Tsai to lead TECRO during her second term.|PR-2023|July 16, 2020 Read More»

Important Information for Visa Applicants

As of Wednesday, July 15, AIT Taipei has resumed routine visa services. We are currently prioritizing student and exchange visitor visa processing (F,M,J). Please be aware that wait times may be long for routine appointments. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, you may follow the guidance provided at https://www.ustraveldocs.com/tw/tw-niv-expeditedappointment.asp to ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0044 (Closing date: July 24, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0044 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide services for zinc orthophosphate dosing in potable water pipes in AIT. The contract will be a firm fixed price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0043 (Closing date: July 18, 2020)

The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide refinishing / buffing services for the CCAC 1st granite floor. The contract will be a firm fixed price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0038 (Closing date: July 22, 2020)

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0038 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for a new Medium-Duty Commercial Truck and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (Taipei ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete ... Read More»

The United States Releases the 2020 Trafficking In Persons Report

On June 25, 2020, the U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the 2020 Traffic In Persons (TIP) Report at a virtual event accompanied by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons John Cotton Richmond.  The 2020 TIP Report assesses the anti-trafficking efforts of 188 governments, including the United ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0024 (Closing date: July 15, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0024 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for a firm to provide AC Maintenance & Cleaning services at the AIT Kaohsiung Branch Office.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each offeror must meet ... Read More»

United States, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia Conclude the second VGCTF Workshop on COVID-19: Preparing for the Second Wave

On June 24, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), in partnership with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association, and Australian Office, co-hosted the second virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (vGCTF) workshop on COVID-19: Preparing for the Second Wave. |PR-2019|June 24, 2020 Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0037 (Closing date: July 15, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0037 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide corrective landscaping services to improve drainage and reduce soil erosion at the AIT Taipei compound.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-priced contract.  Landscape correction service includes the installation of drainpipe, catch basins, top-soil, and vegetation planting ... Read More»

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0016 (Closing date: July 8, 2020)

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0016 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide power distribution equipment preventive maintenance service for AIT. The contract type will be a firm-fixed-price contract. All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0035 (Closing date: June 29, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0035 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide preventive maintenance services for Fuel Management System and Potable Water Treatment System at AIT Taipei, Taiwan.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially ... Read More»

Talent Circulation Alliance White Paper

Talent is the prerequisite for realizing virtually all of Taiwan’s economic policy objectives, including transitioning to an innovation-based economy, internationalizing Taiwan’s workforce, and becoming a digital nation. To help reach those goals, the Talent Circulation Alliance (TCA) was jointly launched last year by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taiwanese authorities as a ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at TCA White Paper Launch

The Talent Circulation Alliance (TCA) is a public-private partnership, jointly founded last April by the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taiwan authorities, that facilitates the circulation of talent between Taiwan, the United States, and other like-minded partners, with the goal of cultivating a deep pool of capable, internationally-integrated, and digitally-savvy professionals.|OT-2020|June 12, 2020 Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0033 (Closing date: June 25, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0033 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide biannual exterior window cleaning services for AIT Taipei.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, ... Read More»

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0015 (Closing date: June 30, 2020)

Solicitation No: TPE200-20-Q-0015 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide HVAC water treatment and maintenance service for AIT. The contract type will be a firm-fixed-price contract. All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. ... Read More»

AIT/TECRO Equivalence Arrangement Expands U.S. and Taiwan Organic Export Opportunities

On June 4, 2020, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) signed and exchanged letters on behalf of the United States and Taiwan inaugurating a new organic equivalence arrangement, effective May 30, 2020, allowing organic products certified in the United States or Taiwan ... Read More»

Virtual Pacific Islands Dialogue on COVID-19 Assistance

The United States and Taiwan are enhancing our important cooperation to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We want countries around the world to benefit from the generous contributions and impressive expertise that Taiwan—a vibrant democracy and a force for good—brings to the global community, and improve the health and welfare of their people. |PR-2015|June 5, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at GCTF Fifth Anniversary Press Conference

The GCTF was born out of a very simple idea, which MOFA recently adapted into its slogan: Taiwan can help.  In today’s context, the value of Taiwan’s assistance is almost too obvious to mention.  |OT-2018|June 1, 2020 Read More»

Joint Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Global Cooperation and Training Framework

On June 1, 2015, the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) was established to provide a platform through which Taiwan could contribute to global problem solving and share its expertise with partners across the region. |PR-2015|June 1, 2020| Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0032 (Closing date: June 12, 2020 )

The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide maintenance and cleaning services for two underground storm water detention tanks at AIT Taipei compound.  The contract will be an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0034 (Closing date: June 8, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0034 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) is hereby soliciting for one (1) aerial work platform and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition.  If a firm is interested in bidding on this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during official business hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to ... Read More»

Taiwan’s Exclusion From the World Health Assembly

The United States condemns Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Assembly. At a time when the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, we need multilateral institutions to deliver on their stated missions and to serve the interests of all member states, not to play politics while lives are at stake. |PR-2013|May 19, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Taiwan-U.S. COVID-19 Prevention Cooperation Press Conference on the Modular Hospital Ward Design

I often describe the U.S.-Taiwan relationship with the phrase “Real Friends, Real Progress,” and I am honored to be here today to celebrate another milestone in U.S.-Taiwan cooperation, a new partnership between Temple University and Fu Jen Catholic University to build Modular, Adaptable, Convertible (“MAC”) hospital wards to help serve COVID-19 patients in the United ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0030

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0030 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as “AIT”) has a requirement for a firm to provide intercommunication system repair services.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal: ... Read More»

Updates: RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0028 (Closing date: May 22, 2020 )

Updates RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0028 (Updated) The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for the HVAC replacement air filters and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am to ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0031 (Closing date: May 27, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0031 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide gardening services to maintain the appearance of the landscape elements of AIT Taipei compound, including the grass, shrubbery, garden areas, trees and path.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan

Location:  Taiwan   Event:  On May 8, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced no new cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan.  The CECC reports the total number of confirmed positive cases as 440 and continues to emphasize the importance of good hand hygiene and social distancing in public places.   If you feel unwell, ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan

May 1, 2020 Location:  Taiwan Event:  On May 1, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced no new cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan, marking the sixth consecutive day with no new cases. It has been 19 days since the last case of local transmission. The CECC continues to emphasize the importance of good hand ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0025 (Closing date: June 10, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0025 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide webhosting, library system and mail services for AIT.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work.  At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements ... Read More»

United States, Taiwan, and Japan Conclude the first Virtual GCTF Workshop on Combatting COVID-19 Disinformation

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) was pleased to co-host the first virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (vGCTF) workshop on Combatting COVID-19 Disinformation with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association on April 29. In an effort to comply with Taiwan CDC recommendations on events and gatherings and to accommodate participants ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Virtual GCTF on Combatting COVID-19 Disinformation

Combating disinformation and containing a highly contagious virus are actually not so different. Both require an understanding of how the adversary operates, what mechanisms it uses to reproduce, and where it came from. |OT-2016|April 30, 2020 Read More»

Opening Remarks by Assistant Secretary Robert A. Destro at the Virtual GCTF on Countering COVID-19 Disinformation

It is no secret that Taiwan is leading the Indo-Pacific region in its handling of COVID-19. You are serving as an inspiration for the world, and we are grateful for your leadership. All of us are learning from the Taiwan Model...|OT-2015|April 30, 2020 Read More»

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0028

RFQ No: TPE200-20-Q-0028  The American Institute in Taiwan (herein referred to as AIT) is hereby soliciting for the HVAC replacement air filters and welcomes vendors to submit a quotation for competition. If a firm is interested in bidding this solicitation, please contact AIT Procurement via email Taipei_Procurement@state.gov during office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Clarification ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Hosts Webcast

It is moments like this that give new meaning to U.S.-Taiwan relationship, which we describe in the expression: Real Friends, Real Progress.  That is why Secretary of State Pompeo recently tweeted: During tough times, real friends stick together. |OT-2014|April 25, 2020 Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan

April 24, 2020 Location:  Taiwan Event:  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. Commercial flight options currently exist in Taiwan, however, airlines have significantly ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at MOFA Thermometer Donation Ceremony

From our perspective, the “Taiwan Model” offers five key lessons for the world which can perhaps be summarized as the “Five Ts”: Transparency, Transportation Controls, Tracking, Testing, and Technology.  Today, we could add a sixth T: Thermometers!  |OT-2013|April 24, 2020 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the COHACK Press Conference

Taiwan’s response to COVID-19 has been more successful than any in the world according to nearly all available metrics.  Despite its proximity to China and regular cross-Strait flows of travelers and commerce, Taiwan has thus far succeeded in controlling the spread of COVID-19. |OT-2012|April 24, 2020 Read More»

Health Alert

Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of April 21, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 425 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  On April 21, the CECC announced three new confirmed cases involving personnel on a naval fleet that recently returned to Taiwan, bringing the number of cases connected to the ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan (April 17, 2020) Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of April 17, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 395 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  The CECC announced no new confirmed cases on April 17, the third day this week with no new confirmed cases.  ... Read More»

Virtual Program: #TheTaiwanModel: When Civic Technology Meets Open Data

Crises like COVID-19 are when partnerships matter the most. The United States will continue to advocate for Taiwan’s greater international participation, particularly to share its impressive global health expertise with the world. Sign up and join our virtual live-stream program on Apr. 28 at 9:00 AM. We are inviting Minister Audrey Tang and mask app ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan (April 10, 2020) Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of April 10, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 382 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  On April 10, the CECC announced two new confirmed cases, both of which were imported cases of people returning from ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan

Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of April 5, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 363 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  On April 5, the CECC announced eight new confirmed cases.  Visit the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC)  website  for updated information. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan (April 4, 2020)

Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of April 4, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 355 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  On April 4, the CECC announced nine new confirmed cases.  Visit the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC)  website  for updated information. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan (April 3, 2020)

Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of April 3, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 348 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  On April 3, the CECC announced nine new confirmed cases.  Visit the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC)  website  for updated information. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory ... Read More»

Virtual Forum on Expanding Taiwan’s Participation on the Global Stage

On March 31, 2020, high-level officials representing the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the U.S. Department of State, the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO), and the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened for a virtual forum on expanding Taiwan’s participation on the global stage.  |PR-2010|April 3, 2020 Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan (March 31, 2020)

Location: Taiwan Event: As of March 31, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 322 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan, with five fatalities. Latest updates from CECC: On March 31, the CECC announced 16 new confirmed cases, with 14 being imported cases and two being cases of local transmission. Patients in the imported ... Read More»

Health Alert – American Institute in Taiwan (March 30, 2020)

Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of March 30, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 306 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC:  On March 30, the CECC announced eight new confirmed cases, with seven being imported cases and one being local transmission. Patients in the imported cases traveled to Taiwan from ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0022 (Closing date: April 14, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0022 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide corrective landscaping services to improve drainage and reduce soil erosion at AIT Taipei compound.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to ... Read More»

Health Alert– American Institute in Taiwan (March 26, 2020)

Location:  Taiwan Event:  As of March 26, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 252 cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan. Latest updates from CECC: On March 25, the CECC recommended that indoor events attended by more than 100 people and outdoor gatherings attended by more than 500 people be suspended, in order to ... Read More»

Health Alert – The American Institute in Taiwan

Location:  Taiwan Event:  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel. The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live abroad should arrange for immediate return to the ... Read More»

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0014 (Closing Date: March 31, 2020)

Solicitation No. TPE200-20-Q-0014 The American Institute in Taiwan (herein as AIT) has a requirement for a firm to provide preventive maintenance services on ANSUL R-102 Fire Suppression Systems at AIT Taipei.  The contract will be a firm-fixed-price contract.  All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Opening of “U.S.-Taiwan Relations Since 1979” Exhibition

We often talk about the U.S.-Taiwan partnership in very simple terms: Real Friends, Real Progress (真朋友,真進展). What does that mean? It means that the United States is a committed partner and a true friend to Taiwan; that our words match our deeds; that with us, what you see is what you get; and that the ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for House and Senate are decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. Follow a ... Read More»

Alert: Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations frequented ... Read More»

Alert: Typhoon Lekima

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) cautions U.S. citizens that Typhoon Lekima is currently in the western Pacific Ocean east of Taiwan. Although Taiwan’s  Central Weather Bureau (CWB) does not expect Typhoon Lekima to make direct landfall in Taiwan, the northeastern and northern parts of the island will likely begin to feel the effects of the storm from ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensenat the IPCA Joint Commission Press Conference

I am very pleased to introduce the Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, Suzanne Lawrence, and the Taiwan Minister for Health and Welfare, Chen Shih-Chung. They have just concluded the first U.S.-Taiwan joint commission meeting to discuss International Parental Child Abduction. This meeting was the first product of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between AIT and ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Greene at Opening Ceremony of GCTF on Network Security and Emerging Technologies

Security cannot be an afterthought in the development of emerging technologies, it has to be the foundation. Just as we cannot have a vibrant economy without physical security, so too we cannot have a dynamic digital economy without network security. | OT-1929 | May 28, 2019 Read More»

Air Defense Exercise in Northern Taiwan on Monday, May 27, 2019

The Taipei City government has announced that an air defense exercise, Wan An No. 42, will be conducted on Monday, May 27, 2019, from 1:30-2:00 p.m. The exercise is scheduled for 30 minutes and will take place in northern Taiwan including Taipei City, New Taipei City, Yilan County, Keelung City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, and ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensenat the Opening of Exchange Opportunities Day

To help promote more academic and professional exchange, in cooperation with Fulbright Taiwan, AIT has recently launched the “Talent Circulation Alliance.” For decades, Taiwan has been one of our closest economic and commercial partners. | OT-1927 | May 24, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Council of Taiwan (MAPECT)

“I am pleased to add AIT’s voice to that of MAPECT and many others in urging continued enhancements to Taiwan’s investment climate, particularly with regard to M&A and private equity.” - Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Council of Taiwan (MAPECT) at Taiwan Industrial M&A and Transformation ... Read More»

Third Party Attendance at Passport and CRBA Appointment Interviews

Generally, immediate family members may accompany passport or CRBA applicants to their appointment interviews at a U.S. embassy or consulate, and all minor children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Passport or CRBA applicants also have the option of being accompanied by an attorney at their appointment interview.  Attendance by any third party, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at AIT@40 Exhibition Opening in Tainan

As we celebrate the achievements of the past 40 years under the Taiwan Relations Act, we will be just as focused on how we can strengthen and broaden the relationship over the next 40 years and beyond… | OT-1924E | April 19, 2019 Read More»

Join Director Christensen in Taichung on April 24th 2019 for a U.S. Citizen Town Hall and Consular Services

AIT Director Brent Christensen cordially invites you to a U.S. citizen town hall in Taichung on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 10:30-11:30 am.  This is the third in a series of town halls that Director Christensen will host around the island. Read More»

AIT and TECRO Sign MOU on Cooperation on International Parental Child Abduction (IPCA)

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation on International Parental Child Abduction (IPCA).| PR-1913 | April 13, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at Hsieh Nien Fan

I look forward to advancing the many areas in which the United States and Taiwan have already found successful partnerships, and finding new ways to advance our shared values and interests. In particular, I look forward to conducting this work from our new AIT office in Neihu when we move in just a few short ... Read More»

Registration for Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit Is Now Open

AIT is proud to be co-organizing, in cooperation with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, the Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit. | PR-1910E | April 4, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at AIT@40 Exhibition Opening in Pingtung

In this exhibition, AIT has brought together documents, artifacts, interviews, hundreds of photos, and even augmented and virtual reality features to tell the story of AIT’s role in forging U.S.-Taiwan relations over the past 40 years. | OT-1911E | March 21, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at 2019 AIC Innovation Forum and “Imagine That! Innovation Exhibition”

The AIC was jointly established by AIT and the Taiwan Design Center in 2014 to promote shared U.S.-Taiwan values of Innovation, Entrpreneruship, Digitalization, and Culture & Design, by offering technology, creativity, and design-themed programs to public audiences.  Over the past five years, more than 98,000 people have visited the AIC or attended one of over ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Sam Brownback at Taipei Religious Freedom Conference

And our confidence in the future, that religious freedom would be the hallmark of the world, that the gates of religious freedom would fly open around the world, and religious oppress, the Iron curtain of religious oppression would come down around the world; and that the people practicing their faith now can do so in ... Read More»

The Visit of U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback, March 10-13, 2019

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback from the U.S. Department of State will visit Taiwan on March 10-13 to attend the 2019 Regional Religious Freedom Forum called “A Civil Society Dialogue on Securing Religious Freedom in the Indo-Pacific Region.” | PR-1905 | March 10, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by Deputy Director Raymond Greene at USA Pavilion, 2019 Taipei TIMTOS

Welcome to the grand opening of the USA Pavilion at the 2019 Taipei International Machine Tool Show…We are confident that the partnerships between U.S. and Taiwan companies will result in machines that will make the factories of tomorrow smarter and more efficient. | OT-1904E | March 4, 2019 Read More»

Background of U.S.-Taiwan Space and Astronomy Exhibition

The United States and Taiwan have an impressive record of cooperation and joint achievements, particularly in the area of science and technology. Our shared traditions of innovation and entrepreneurship ensure that both the United States and Taiwan will benefit from our continued science engagement. | OT-1903E | February 26, 2019 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at U.S.-Taiwan Space and Astronomy Exhibition

This year AIT celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act and we have planned a series of events throughout the year focusing on different aspects of our partnership. February is science month and is dedicated to the 40 years of close cooperation between the United States and Taiwan in science and technology. | ... Read More»

AIT Officially Launches an Instagram Account

AIT is happy to announce that we have officially launched an official Instagram account. AIT has found interactions with our more that 107K Facebook friends to be both rewarding and instructive. We hope that Instagram will provide an additional platform to communicate with and learn from our friends in Taiwan. | PR-1902E | February 20, ... Read More»

AIT@40 – Share Your Video with Us [Video]

Really? Just with only 3 steps you could win limited-edition AIT@40 prizes? That’s right! AIT is now soliciting short, creative, selfie-style videos that answer the question “What does the U.S.-Taiwan relationship mean to you?” We want to hear your views on the valuable and steadfast relationship between the United States and Taiwan in a 15-30 ... Read More»

“AIT@40: Strong Foundation, Bright Future”: Celebrating the 40th of TRA and AIT

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO), proudly announces the launch of a yearlong campaign called AIT@40. This campaign will celebrate 40 years of friendship and partnership between the United States and Taiwan since the signing of the ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen – AIT@40 Launch Announcement

AIT, in coordination with TECRO and MOFA, is launching a yearlong campaign called AIT@40. This campaign will celebrate forty years of friendship and partnership between the United States and Taiwan since the signing of the Taiwan Relations Act. | OT-1901E | February 1, 2019 Read More»

Joint Statement: Chinese Actors Compromise Global Managed Service Providers

Since at least 2014, Chinese cyber actors associated with the Chinese Ministry of State Security have hacked multiple U.S. and global managed service and cloud providers. These Chinese actors used this access to compromise the networks of the providers’ clients, including global companies located in at least 12 countries. Read More»

AIT Presents: 3 Questions with Former U.S. Congresswoman Pat Schroeder [Video]

It is time for another edition of “AIT Presents 3 Questions”! Did you know that a record number of women ran for office in this year’s U.S. midterm elections? But the situation was very different 45 years …listen, as former U.S. Congresswoman Pat Schroeder tells us about what has changed since the time she entered ... Read More»

Summer 2019 – Study of the U.S. Institutes Programs (Application Deadline: January 11, 2019)

The American Institute in Taiwan Public Diplomacy Section is pleased to invite candidates to apply for one of the Summer 2019 Study of the U.S. Institute programs. The Study of the U.S. Institutes are designed for mid-career university-level educators. Each institute will typically last five - six weeks and will take place during various dates ... Read More»

Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) International Workshop Held on December 14

AIT co-hosted with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) International Workshop on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. | PR-1849E | December 14, 2018 Read More»

AIT Spring 2019 Student Internship Program

Are you a Taiwan college or graduate student interested in international affairs? Would you like to gain international work experience? Come join us at AIT! AIT is delighted to announce our Spring 2019 student internship program! Applications must be received by December 26. Apply today! Read More»

President Trump and First Lady on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush Issued on: December 1, 2018   Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at AIT@40 Exhibition Opening in Kaohsiung

I am particularly honored to help open the AIT@40 exhibition here in Kaohsiung… The U.S.-Taiwan relationship has a remarkable history, and we have come a long way together, as Taiwan developed into both a hi-tech economic powerhouse and also a highly successfully liberal democracy. | OT-1843E | November 29, 2018 Read More»

USTR Updates Section 301 Investigation

Washington, DC -- The Office of the United States Trade Representative today (Nov. 20) released a report updating information on its Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property and innovation. “We completed this update as part of this Administration’s strengthened monitoring and enforcement effort,” Ambassador Robert Lighthizer ... Read More»

AIT Presents: 3 Questions with Erica Thomas on Midterm Elections [Video]

Special congratulations to the women candidates who won their races during Saturday’s elections! In our AIT Present 3 Questions: Midterm Elections Edition, recently re-elected Georgia State Representative Erica Thomas talks about “The Year of the Women” and shares her advice for young people who aspire to run for public office. Read More»

USDEC Partnered with NKUHT to Launch USA Cheese Specialist™ Certification Program

The American Institute in Taiwan is pleased to announce the launch of USA Cheese Specialist™ Certification Program in Taiwan. This program is an industry-academic partnership between the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT). | PR-1844E | November 9, 2018 Read More»

2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange

2018 OPEN DOORS REPORT: Taiwan students in USA increase for third consecutive year; Number of U.S. students in Taiwan also grows. According to the 2018 Open Doors Report, there were 22,454 Taiwan students enrolled at U.S. institutions, an increase of 4.4 percent over the prior year. | PR-1843 | November 14, 2018 Read More»

Remarks by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue

Secretary Pompeo (Nov. 9): "As President Trump has made clear, the United States seeks a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China grounded in fairness, reciprocity, and respect…Regarding our strong ties with a democratic Taiwan, I reiterated the U.S. policy has not changed and that we are concerned about China’s increasing efforts to coerce others, constraining Taiwan’s ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at Meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen

My visit is an opportunity to take stock of the flourishing U.S.-Taiwan relationship and our comprehensive, durable, and mutually beneficial partnership. That relationship is grounded in our shared interests, and, just as importantly, in our shared values, in particular our support for democracy and human rights. | OT-1839 | November 5, 2018 Read More»

PRC State-owned Company, Taiwan Company, and Three Individuals Charged with Economic Espionage

The Department of Justice announced that a federal grand jury indicted a state-owned enterprise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a Taiwan company, and three individuals, charging them with crimes related to a conspiracy to steal, convey, and possess stolen trade secrets of an American semiconductor company for the benefit of a state-owned enterprise ... Read More»

Statement on China’s Decision to Pull Out of Cross-Strait Joint Maritime Rescue Drill

We were deeply disappointed to hear of China’s decision to once again halt the cross-Strait joint maritime rescue drill this year. This drill aims to improve maritime emergency response coordination so all parties will be better equipped to carry out search and rescue operations, maritime firefighting efforts, and assistance to vessels in distress. Such activities ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at Micron Backend Grand Opening

I am very pleased to be here today to both mark Micron’s 40th anniversary and to celebrate the grand opening of their backend facility here in Taichung. As we all know, Micron is Taiwan’s largest foreign investor, creating more than 5,300 jobs, and they have been operating in Taiwan for 21 years. | OT-1836E | ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the the Closing Ceremony of Pacific Islands Leadership Program

AIT Director Christensen: “Taiwan is a world leader in a wide range of economic, social, health, education, and environmental areas. The United States recognizes that Taiwan has not only addressed many challenges in these areas but, more importantly, has the willingness to share its experiences as its neighbors address these same challenges…Likewise, the United States ... Read More»

Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby at the Opening of GCTF Workshop

At a time of democratic backsliding and human rights abuses elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region, Taiwan serves as an invaluable model to others. And given the challenges we all face, it is especially important that democracies like Taiwan and the United States stand together in promoting a brighter future, free of repression, censorship, and exploitation. ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the Opening of GCTF Workshop

The United States is grappling with the spread of disinformation, particularly as foreign actors seek to use social media to interfere in our elections, divide the American public, and undermine confidence in our democratic institutions. Taiwan is also on the frontlines, and we all have much to learn from Taiwan about how to marshal our ... Read More»

Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby to Visit Taiwan October 16-21

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby is visiting Taiwan from October 16-21, 2018. This is Mr. Busby's first trip to Taiwan. His visit will include remarks at an international workshop on Defending Democracy through Media Literacy, which will be held October 18-19 under the auspices of the U.S.-Taiwan Global Cooperation Training Framework.” | PR-1835E ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at TECRO’s Twin Oaks Double Ten Celebration

“Tonight is also an opportunity to take stock of that flourishing relationship. Through the years, the United States and Taiwan have built a comprehensive, durable, and mutually beneficial partnership, grounded in our shared interests and our shared values of support for democracy and human rights.”| OT-1831E | October 12, 2018 Read More»

Remarks by EPA Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator Jane Nishida at Yushan Forum

“Taiwan has been an important environmental protection partner of the United States for over 25 years. I am honored to be invited here today to talk about the International Environmental Partnership and to participate in conversation on global collaboration at the Yushan Forum.” | OT-1830E | October 12, 2018 Read More»

Learning English: English for Media Literacy (October 2018)

A MOOC program to practice English skills using different forms of mass media, such as social media, blogs, TV & film, podcasts, etc. The goal is to help you develop a better understanding of media and its role in society. This course will start at October 22, 2018 Read More»

The Visit of U.S. EPA Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator Jane Nishida, October 11-12, 2018

“U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator Jane Nishida will visit Taiwan on October 11-12 to attend the Yushan Forum and advance U.S.-Taiwan cooperation through the International Environmental Partnership (IEP), a joint multi-year effort of the U.S. EPA and Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration. | PR-1834E | October 11, 2018 Read More»

Remarks by Director Brent Christensen at the GEC+ Opening Ceremony

The GEC+ will explore how entrepreneurs can use artificial intelligence and the internet of things for social good. From our perspective, the theme of this event perfectly encapsulates some of the best the U.S.-Taiwan technology relationship has to offer. | OT-1828E | September 27, 2018 Read More»

Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections – Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballot

Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away!  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 6th. U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2018 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots to their local election officials.   Read More»

2018 NASA International Space Apps Challenge Hackathon (NASA Hackathon)

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is partnering with the National Space Organization, Chunghwa Telecom, Taipei City Government, the National Taiwan Normal University, and American Innovation Center to host the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon in Taiwan. The hackathon will be held from October 19-21 and registration is now open. | PR-1832E | September ... Read More»

17th Daniel Pearl World Music Day Concert Celebrates Social Inclusion and Press Freedom

The American Institute in Taiwan is pleased to co-sponsor the 2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day (DPMD) on Sunday, September 23, 2018 to honor American journalist Daniel Pearl’s legacy and to promote press freedom and tolerance, two shared values between the United States and Taiwan. | PR-1830 | September 20, 2018 Read More»

AIT Presents: 3 Questions with Uber COO Barney Harford [Video]

Have you ever taken an Uber or had UberEats deliver food from your favorite restaurant to your front door? Then you know the power of the sharing economy. In our latest episode of AIT Presents: 3 Questions, AIT Spokesperson Amanda and Uber Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford discuss how the sharing economy and artificial intelligence ... Read More»

AIT Director Christensen gives remarks at GCTF’s Transnational Crime and Forensic Science Workshop [Video]

“I can’t think of a better, more important way to spend the coming years than to continue to strengthen the partnership and friendship between the United States and Taiwan… I believe that the United States and Taiwan not only have much to share with one another, but also have much to share with other countries ... Read More»

Opening Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at GCTF’s Transnational Crime and Forensic Science Workshop

As we kick off this GCTF program, featuring 26 participants from 16 countries, I am positive that you will all come to see Taiwan as a hub of law enforcement expertise, a reliable partner, and a force for good in the world. | OT-1821E | August 14, 2018 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Acting Director Raymond Greene at GEC+ Launch Event

The United States looks forward to being an active participant at the GEC+ in September and we consider ourselves fortunate to have Taiwan as our close partner in innovation and entrepreneurship. Read More»

Fact Sheet: U.S. Security Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Region

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 4, 2018 For more than seven decades, U.S. engagement has advanced freedom, openness, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. The President’s National Security Strategy identified advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific among our most important priorities. The United States aims to ensure the freedom of the ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum

Secretary Pompeo (July 30): “The American people and the whole world have a stake in the Indo-Pacific’s peace and prosperity. It’s why the Indo-Pacific must be free and open…In Taiwan, economic development went hand-in-hand with creating an open, democratic society that blossomed into a high-tech powerhouse.” Read More»

Fact Sheet: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo today addressed the Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Washington, DC, to launch the economic and commercial pillars of the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy. Before top U.S. business leaders and foreign dignitaries at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Secretary Pompeo detailed how U.S. business engagement in the Indo-Pacific is essential to the U.S. ... Read More»

AIT Presents: 3 Questions with Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas [Video]

Check out AIT Spokesperson Amanda Mansour’s interview with Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas, multiple Grammy winner and one of the United States’ most celebrated conductors, composers, and music educators. The Maestro was in Taiwan as Music Director of the National Youth Orchestra of the USA / NYO2, who kicked off their 2018 Asia tour right here ... Read More»

AIT Presents: 3 Questions with Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales [Video]

What advice does Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales have for digital innovators? What is the role of web platforms like Wikipedia in combatting fake news? AIT spokesperson Amanda Mansour‘s exclusive interview has the answers! Special thanks to Meet Taipei for their contributions to this year’s Digital Innovation Forum! Read More»

AIT Invites You to a Musical Encounter with NYO-USA at the Taichung and Nangang Taiwan High Speed Rail Stations

The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America’s (NYO-USA), a group 106 of America’s finest young musicians aged 16-19, will visit Taiwan from July 22 to 24, 2018, as the first stop on their 2018 Asia Tour. | PR-1823E | July 12, 2018 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at Facebook DevC Taipei Build Day 2018

The United States and Taiwan for decades have had very close cooperation on technology, mostly in hardware. Taiwan firms form an integral part of U.S. technology supply chains; and our technology cooperation has been the primary force bringing our two economies together for years. | OT-1819 | July 8, 2018 Read More»

Worldwide Caution

This latest update to the Department of State’s Worldwide Caution provides U.S. citizens with general information regarding terrorist activities, political violence, and criminal activity that transpire abroad, as well as specific recommendations on how to prepare for possible contingencies, receive information on breaking security events, and ensure that travelers can be contacted in an emergency. ... Read More»