The Visit to Taiwan of Representatives Takano, Slotkin, Allred, Jacobs, and Mace

Representative Mark Takano (D-CA), Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), Representative Colin Allred (D-TX), Representative Sara Jacobs (D-CA), and Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC-1) visited Taiwan from November 25-26, 2021, as part of a larger visit to the Indo-Pacific region.|PR-2164|November 26, 2021

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The Visit to Taiwan of Representatives Takano, Slotkin, Allred, Jacobs, and Mace

Representative Mark Takano (D-CA), Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), Representative Colin Allred (D-TX), Representative Sara Jacobs (D-CA), and Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC) will visit Taiwan from November 25-26, 2021, as part of a larger visit to the Indo-Pacific region.|PR-2163|November 25, 2021 

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2021 U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD)

Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez led the second annual U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD), conducted under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States, on November 22, 2021.|PR-2162|November 23, 2021

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Joint AIT and TECRO Media Note on the 2021 U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue   

On November 22/23, 2021, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) virtually convened the second U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD).  U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez, Taiwan Minister of Economic Affairs Mei-Hua Wang, and Taiwan Minister of Science and Technology Tsung-Tsong Wu led …

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2021 U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue

On Monday, November 22, 2021, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez will lead the second U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD), conducted under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States.|PR-2160|November 20, 2021

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Fact Sheet: 2021 U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance in the Indo-Pacific Region

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, in cooperation with the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) of the U.S. Department of State , convened the third annual U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance in the Indo-Pacific Region this …

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The Visit to Taiwan of Senators Cornyn, Crapo, Lee, Tuberville and Representatives Gonzales and Ellzey

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), Representative Tony Gonzales (R-TX), and Representative Jake Ellzey (R-TX) visited Taiwan from November 9-11, 2021, as part of a larger visit to the Indo-Pacific region.|PR-2157|November 15, 2021

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The United States, Taiwan, Japan, United Kingdom, and Slovakia Cohost Virtual GCTF Workshop on Disinformation and Media Literacy

This is the third GCTF workshop to focus on disinformation and media literacy.  Over 100 officials and civil society experts from over 20 countries shared lessons learned from recent elections, both in Taiwan and around the world, as well as legislative and civil society tools available to deal with disinformation.|PR-2156|November 9, 2021

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The U.S., Taiwan, Japan, Australia, and Israel Cohost Virtual GCTF Workshop on Implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

On November 4-5, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), the Australian Office Taipei, and Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei co-hosted a virtual GCTF workshop on “Implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.”|PR-2155|November 4, …

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The United States, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, and Canada Cohost Virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) Workshop on Road to Parity: Wo

Since the GCTF’s 2015 program launch, this is the fifth GCTF event to focus on women’s empowerment.  The workshop provided policymakers, professionals in the private sector, and civil society leaders a platform to share insights on fulfilling women’s equal participation in public life and highlight the critical issues of why women are still underrepresented in …

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U.S. – Taiwan Working Group Meeting on International Organizations (IO Talks)

Washington, D. C. – On October 22, 2021, the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) 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 at the United Nations and in other international fora.|PR-215|October …

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AIT Director Sandra Oudkirk’s October 15 Meetings in Kaohsiung

On October 15, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Sandra Oudkirk took her first trip as Director to southern Taiwan, visiting the city of Kaohsiung.  Director Oudkirk engaged in introductory meetings with key leaders to exchange views on issues of mutual importance to both the United States and Taiwan. |PR-2150|October 15, 2021

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The U.S., Taiwan, and Japan Co-host Virtual GCTF Workshop on Combating Cybercrime through International Law Enforcement Collaboration

On October 6, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Taiwan Ministry of Interior (MOI), and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) co-hosted a virtual GCTF workshop entitled “Combating Cybercrime through International Law Enforcement Collaboration.”|PR-2148|October 6, 2021

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The U.S., Taiwan, and Japan Co-host Virtual GCTF Workshop on Building Resilience and Accelerating the SDGs Through Technology

On September 29, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) co-hosted a virtual GCTF workshop entitled “Building Resilience and Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Through Technology.”|PR-2147|September 30, 2021

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The United States, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, and the UK Cohost Virtual GCTF workshop on Building Disaster Resilience at Global and National Levels

On September 24, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), the British Office Taipei, and the Australian Office Taipei co-hosted part two of the virtual GCTF workshop entitled “Building Disaster Resilience at Global and National Levels.”|PR-2146|September 24, …

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The United States, Taiwan, Japan, and Slovakia Cohost vGCTF Workshop on The Future of Work in a Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery

On September 9-10, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Taiwan Ministry of Labor (MOL), the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), and Slovak Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei co-hosted a virtual GCTF workshop entitled “The Future of Work in a Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery.”|PR-2145|September 10, 2021

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AIT Director Sandra Oudkirk’s Meetings with Taiwan Officials

Following meetings with President Tsai Ing-wen and Foreign Minister Joseph Wu this week, AIT Director Sandra Oudkirk met with additional leaders in Taiwan for the first time since assuming duties as Director of the American Institute in Taiwan to continue discussions on a wide-range of issues of importance to both the United States and Taiwan.|PR-2140|August …

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The United States, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia Cohost Virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) Workshop on Green Energy

On August 11, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), and Australian Office Taipei co-hosted a virtual GCTF workshop entitled “Green Energy: A Way to a Clean and Sustainable Earth.”|PR-2139|August 12, 2021

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U.S.-Taiwan Coast Guard Working Group Advances Joint Maritime Cooperation Goals

Today the United States Coast Guard and Taiwan Coast Guard held the first Coast Guard Working Group (CGWG) meeting. The CGWG is part of the framework to increase bilateral maritime cooperation outlined under the March 2021 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office …

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Announcing Center Stage Season 6 Ensembles from Taiwan, Argentina and Armenia

The American Institute in Taiwan is excited and honored to announce that two Taiwan performing art ensembles — Resident Island Dance Theatre from Pingtung County, and Twincussion from Taipei — will participate in the Center Stage Season 6 U.S. Tour during the 2022-2023 performance season.|PR-2135|August 5, 2021

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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

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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 …

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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

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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

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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

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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, …

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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

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