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Combatting COVID-19 related Crimes (October 28, 2020)
April 27, 2022

Fourth co-host: Australia

Content of Workshop:

At this workshop, participants learned best practices from law enforcement experts from the United States, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia, and sharing their own experiences to take lessons learned back to their own countries to confront the new global challenge of countering COVID-19 related schemes and disinformation. AIT Deputy Director Greene said: “Excluding Taiwan from international law enforcement efforts creates dangerous loopholes that can be exploited by bad actors.  COVID-19 related crimes are no exception. We hope this workshop will provide an opportunity for Taiwan to share its expertise with other partners working to address this transnational challenge.”

Key Attendees: AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene, Minister of Justice Tsai Ching-hsiang, Deputy Foreign Minister Tien Chung-kwang, MJIB Director General Leu Weng-jong, Australian Representative Gary Cowan, JTEA Deputy Representative Yokochi Akira.

Number of Participating Countries: 31