Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Taipei Aerospace and Defense Trade Exhibition

Over the past 40 years, we have not only observed Taiwan’s enthusiasm to pursue necessary platforms to ensure its self-defense, but also its evolving tenacity to develop its own indigenous defense industry. Today’s exhibition is a clear example of that. |OT-1960|August 15, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Acting Director Raymond Greene At the Opening of 2019 NIA International Workshop on Strategies for Combating Human Trafficking

I would like to begin by congratulating Taiwan on being ranked Tier One in the State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report for the tenth year in a row. This is truly a rare and remarkable accomplishment...|OT-1956| July 25, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen Celebrating the United States’ 243rd Independence Day

As part of this year’s AIT@40 celebration, we have designated 2019 as the “U.S.-Taiwan Travel Year,” which is also the specific theme of today’s event. Last year, U.S. and Taiwan travelers took more than one million trips between the two locations. | OT-1954 | July 8, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at Press Conference for Brogent i-Ride

AIT is delighted that Brogent participated in both the 2018 and 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summits in Washington D.C. For the second year in a row, Taiwan’s 111-member delegation was the largest of over seventy economies at the Summit, highlighting the close links between the economies of the United States and Taiwan. | OT-1951 | July ...
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Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the COMIC 2/FORMOSAT-7 launch broadcast event

On behalf of the United States and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), I am proud to be here today to witness this historical moment and applaud the great work of U.S. and Taiwan scientists, engineers, and academics.  When the United States and Taiwan put their minds together, great things happen. | OT-1948 | June 25, ...
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at the Facebook Journalism Project “Asia Pacific News Literacy Conference”

Governments must do what they can to fight disinformation, but ultimately enhancing media and news literacy among our publics is the best defense against disinformation and deliberate efforts to undermine democratic society. | OT-1944 | June 20, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Opening of AIT@40 exhibition in Hsinchu

The transformation of Taiwan, and of this relationship over the past 40 years has been remarkable. As we celebrate this important anniversary, we are also looking forward and focusing on how we can further strengthen and broaden the relationship over the next 40 years and beyond. | OT-1943 | June 20, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene at the FBI National Academy Association Asia-Pacific Chapter Conference’s Opening Ceremony June 10, 2019

The American Institute in Taiwan is so pleased that the FBI National Academy Association selected Taipei to hold this year’s Asia-Pacific Chapter Conference.  Taiwan is not only one of the United States’ closest law enforcement partners, it also fully shares the values and aspirations articulated in our Free and Open Indo-Pacific Vision. | OT-1937 | June ...
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Remarks by Associate Deputy Director Paul Abbate at Retrainer Opening Ceremony Monday, June 10, 2019

First and foremost, I want to thank Taiwan and our partners from Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau, MJIB, and National Police Agency for hosting this conference and going above and beyond to ensure it is a success.  Thank you especially to President Tsai for your strong support, Minister Tsai, Minister Hsu, Director Generals Leu, Chen, ...
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Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at TCUSA (CCNAA) Renaming Ceremony

On behalf of AIT and the American people, I am delighted to attend this event to unveil the new name plaque for Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA). This change, which better reflects the day-to-day work of TCUSA, is an opportunity to highlight the promising future we are building together. | OT-1935 | June 6, ...
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Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at Opening Ceremony of Applied Materials Display Manufacturing Facility and R&D Lab

Applied Materials, which has been operating in Taiwan since 1989, is one of Taiwan’s largest foreign investors, employing 2,300 people. Their investment here is yet another sign that major U.S. technology companies continue to look to Taiwan as a critical link in their global technology supply chains. | OT-1934 | June 5, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at a Public Forum on Taiwan’s Global Engagement at the American Innovation Center Tuesday, June 4, 2019

It is my great pleasure to be here today to open what may be the first of its kind anywhere in the world – a public forum to discuss the results of an artificial intelligence-enabled digital dialogue between a foreign mission and a local community on how to tackle a pressing foreign policy challenge – ...
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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 ...
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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
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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
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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 ...
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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
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Remarks by Former House Speaker Paul D. Ryan at the 2019 Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue

“As Vice President Pence remarked last October in his speech outlining U.S. policy toward China, America will always believe that Taiwan’s embrace of democracy shows a better path for all the Chinese people, and for that matter, for all people wherever they call home.” | OT-1921E | April 17, 2019
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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
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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
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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. | ...
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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
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