Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the GCTF Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Workshop

Given this tremendous capability, it makes perfect sense for the United States and Taiwan to partner together, with each of you here today, to bolster our ability to respond to disasters whenever and wherever they occur. | OT-1712E | Date: 07/05/2017 Read More»

Implementation of Executive Order on Visas

Beginning June 29 at 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), the United States began implementing certain travel restriction provisions in Executive Order 13780: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States. The temporary suspension of entry applies, with limited exceptions, only to foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen, ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at AIT Independence Day Reception June 29, 2017

If you'll allow me a couple of more sports metaphors - U.S.-Taiwan relations are like a team. We are stronger together. The United States and Taiwan have shared values, shared prosperity, and shared security. OT-1711E | Date: 06/29/2017 Read More»

Check Out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. Read More»

2017 AIT Youth Camp (July 7-9, 2017)

The American Institute in Taiwan is launching its fifth annual Youth Camp, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassies in Thailand and in the Philippines, and in partnership with National Museum of Prehistory. This year’s camp will bring together approximately 50 young Asian leaders from Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippines, to learn about leadership development and ... Read More»

Remarks by AIT Chairman James Moriarty at the Global Cooperation and Training Framework Mosquito-borne Viral Diseases Laboratory Diagnosis Workshop

We consider GCTF one of the signature programs in the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, built on our long history of strong cooperation. | OT-1707E | Date: 04/25/2017 Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Digital Economy Forum – Smart Technology Symposium Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Today we will be launching the Smart Technologies Working Group, a platform which brings together public and private sector leaders from both the United States and Taiwan charged with carrying forward our cooperation on smart technologies. | OT-1705E | Date: 04/25/2017 Read More»

2017 NASA International Space Apps Challenge Hackathon Kicks off in Taipei

PR-1709E | Date: 04/06/2017 The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) along with the Ministry of Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, and the Department of Information Technology of Taipei City Government will host the NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon in Taiwan for the first time. Read More»

AIT and TECRO Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Cooperation

PR-1706E | Date: 03/22/2017 On February 22, 2017, 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) to strengthen cooperation on combatting intellectual property infringement and trade fraud crimes. Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei Hsieh Nien Fan Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei

There is tremendous enthusiasm for expanding trade and investment ties in ways that would bring mutual benefit, reinforce our shared values, and demonstrate renewed commitment to advancing our shared goals for the Asia-Pacific region.  | OT-1702E | Date: 03/22/2017 Read More»

AIT Supports IPR Protection Theme in the Kaohsiung Film Festival 2015

The American Institute in Taiwan Kaohsiung Branch Office is pleased to welcome the participation of the Motion Picture Association (MPA) as a co-organizer of the Kaohsiung Film Festival 2015.  The MPA will join Taiwan partners in conducting a one-day workshop on October 29 for Taiwan filmmakers and film industry representatives from the Asia Pacific region ... Read More»

John Slover Assumes Duties as Public Affairs Officer of AIT’s Kaohsiung Branch Office

John Slover began his tenure as Public Affairs Officer of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT’s) Kaohsiung Branch Office on September 15, 2015. Mr. Slover has previously served as a Foreign Service Officer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Before joining the Foreign Service, he worked as a composer in Shanghai, China.  ... Read More»

AIT Co-organizes the Seventh Annual Taiwan-U.S. Commercial Forum

The AIT Kaohsiung Branch Office, in conjunction with the National Pingtung University (NPTU), is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Taiwan-U.S. Commercial Forum scheduled to take place on Friday, May 1 at 1:00 p.m. at the 85 Sky Tower Hotel in Kaohsiung City. The Forum will address developments in the U.S.-Taiwan commercial relationship as well ... Read More»

Acting Special Representative for the Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships Thomas Debass to Visit Taiwan November 14-18 for Global Entrepreneursh

PR-1662E | Date: 11/14/2016 Thomas Debass, Acting Special Representative for the Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships, is visiting Taiwan Nov. 14-18, 2016. AIT Celebrates 2016 International Education Week "Empowering Youth through International Education" November 14-18, 2016 Read More»

Remarks by Director Kin Moy at the Fourth International Conference on Sustainable Materials Management, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei

OT-1621E | Date: 10/26/2016 The United States is proud to continue our cooperation with Taiwan through the International Environmental Partnership, or IEP. This partnership has created a platform for the United States and Taiwan to jointly provide technical assistance and pursue cooperative efforts with countries across Asia and around the world. Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Opening Ceremony of the American Innovation Pavilion Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei

OT-1620E | Date: 10/12/2016 Organized jointly by AIT and the Taiwan Design Center, the American Innovation Pavilion showcases innovative technologies and their applications through interactive experiences, activities and exhibitions. Read More»

Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the 2016 Conference of Southeast Asian Studies in Taiwan National Chengchi University

OT-1618E | Date: 09/22/2016 As President Obama said, a united, integrated and effective regional multilateral architecture is a force of stability, prosperity and peace. I believe this conference will contribute to even closer regional cooperation. Read More»

AIT and TECRO Agree to Cooperate on an International Expedited Traveler Initiative

The American Institute in Taiwan and the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Representative Office signed a joint statement signaling our intent to expand the U.S.s Global Entry program to include eligible Taiwan passport holders and Taiwans E-Gate program to include eligible U.S. passport holders. | PR-1618E | Date: 04/05/2016 Read More»

DHS Announces Further Travel Restrictions for the Visa Waiver Program

Release Date: February 18, 2016 For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security today announced that it is continuing its implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 with the addition of Libya, Somalia, and Yemen as three countries of concern, limiting Visa Waiver ... Read More»

Senior U.S. EPA Official to Visit Taiwan to Launch “Kids Making Sense International” Environment Program

PR-1609E | Date: 02/16/2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs Jane Nishida will visit Taiwan on February 19 to promote U.S.-Taiwan cooperation through the International Environmental Partnership. Read More»

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) Joint Statement on the

PR-1564E | Date: 12/02/2015 Senior representatives from the United States and Taiwan authorities held the Digital Economy Forum in Taipei on December 2, recognizing the importance of he Internet to promoting future sustainable and inclusive global economic growth. Read More»

Tradition and Transformation: U.S.-Taiwan Relations, 1979-2014 to Open in Kaohsiung

PR-1509E | Date: 03/11/2015 The American Institute in Taiwan Kaohsiung Branch Office (AIT Kaohsiung), in cooperation with the National Sun Yat-sen University Art Center and the National Taiwan Museum, will unveil "Tradition and Transformation: U.S.-Taiwan Relations, 1979-2014," in Kaohsiung on March 16, 2015. Read More»
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