MOST 60th anniversary

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at The MOST 2019 Global Leaders Forum

30 October, 2019 | Speeches

Over the last six decades, Taiwan has gone from a largely agrarian society to a global technology powerhouse.  This radical transformation has come about largely due to the forward-looking leadership in the Ministry of Science and Technology and its predecessors, the National Council on Science Development and the National Science Council. |OT-1979| |October 30, 2019|
AIT DIR Christensen at AMVER

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at AMVER Award Ceremony

23 October, 2019 | Speeches

Today, we are here to recognize the crews from 33 vessels, from 10 shipping companies, in Taiwan that participated in the United States Coast Guard-supported Amver program. The program exemplifies the ongoing close U.S.-Taiwan cooperation in maritime security and safety, and highlights Taiwan’s important contributions to the global community. |OT-1977|October 23, 2019
AIT DIR Christensen at AVRDC

Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at AVRDC

23 October, 2019 | Speeches

The experts at AVRDC are active in helping countries across the world deal with both scientific and market issues related to vegetables. The United States is happy to collaborate with AVRDC through the U.S. Agency for International Development as a project donor. |OT-1976|October 23, 2019
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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at SEMICON Taiwan

18 September, 2019 | Speeches

It is my distinct honor to be here today at the SEMICON Taiwan trade show, Taiwan’s most important semiconductor event of the year. Semiconductors are the foundation of the digital economy, and Taiwan is the foundation of the global semiconductor industry. |OT-1969|September 18, 2019
AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at TCUSA (CCNAA) Renaming Ceremony

Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at TCUSA (CCNAA) Renaming Ceremony

6 June, 2019 | News, Speeches

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, ...
Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at Hsieh Nien Fan (Photo Credits: AmCham Taipei)

Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at Hsieh Nien Fan

11 April, 2019 | Director, News, Speeches

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

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

24 October, 2018 | Director, News, Speeches

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 ...
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