Joint Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Global Cooperation and Training Framework

On June 1, 2015, the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) was established to provide a platform through which Taiwan could contribute to global problem solving and share its expertise with partners across the region. |PR-2015|June 1, 2020|

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United States, Taiwan, and Japan Conclude the first Virtual GCTF Workshop on Combatting COVID-19 Disinformation

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) was pleased to co-host the first virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (vGCTF) workshop on Combatting COVID-19 Disinformation with Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association on April 29. In an effort to comply with Taiwan CDC recommendations on events and gatherings and to accommodate participants …

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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the Virtual GCTF on Combatting COVID-19 Disinformation

Combating disinformation and containing a highly contagious virus are actually not so different. Both require an understanding of how the adversary operates, what mechanisms it uses to reproduce, and where it came from. |OT-2016|April 30, 2020

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Opening Remarks by Assistant Secretary Robert A. Destro at the Virtual GCTF on Countering COVID-19 Disinformation

It is no secret that Taiwan is leading the Indo-Pacific region in its handling of COVID-19. You are serving as an inspiration for the world, and we are grateful for your leadership. All of us are learning from the Taiwan Model…|OT-2015|April 30, 2020

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Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at GCTF Workshop on Good Energy Governance in the Indo-Pacific

The workshop builds on a long history of cooperation between the United States and Taiwan on energy issues.  The U.S. Department of Energy conducts multiple technical exchanges with counterpart agencies in Taiwan.  U.S. companies have also provided solutions to meet Taiwan’s energy needs. |OT-1989|November 20, 2019

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Opening Remarks by AIT Director W. Brent Christensen at the GCTF Workshop on Defending Democracy through Promoting Media Literacy

Taiwan is also on the frontline of this battle and faces the same challenge, albeit from a more determined opponent. And as we all quickly discovered during last year’s workshop, both the United States and countries around the world have much to learn from Taiwan about how to marshal our academic, policy, and technical resources …

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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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Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) International Workshop Held on December 14

AIT co-hosted with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) International Workshop on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. | PR-1849E | December 14, 2018

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Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby at the Opening of GCTF Workshop

At a time of democratic backsliding and human rights abuses elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region, Taiwan serves as an invaluable model to others. And given the challenges we all face, it is especially important that democracies like Taiwan and the United States stand together in promoting a brighter future, free of repression, censorship, and exploitation. …

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Remarks by AIT Director Brent Christensen at the Opening of GCTF Workshop

The United States is grappling with the spread of disinformation, particularly as foreign actors seek to use social media to interfere in our elections, divide the American public, and undermine confidence in our democratic institutions. Taiwan is also on the frontlines, and we all have much to learn from Taiwan about how to marshal our …

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AIT Director Christensen gives remarks at GCTF’s Transnational Crime and Forensic Science Workshop [Video]

“I can’t think of a better, more important way to spend the coming years than to continue to strengthen the partnership and friendship between the United States and Taiwan… I believe that the United States and Taiwan not only have much to share with one another, but also have much to share with other countries …

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Opening Remarks by AIT Director Christensen at GCTF’s Transnational Crime and Forensic Science Workshop

As we kick off this GCTF program, featuring 26 participants from 16 countries, I am positive that you will all come to see Taiwan as a hub of law enforcement expertise, a reliable partner, and a force for good in the world. | OT-1821E | August 14, 2018

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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the GCTF Enteroviruses Laboratory Diagnosis Workshop

AIT Director Kin Moy: We consider Taiwan to be a vital partner, a democratic success story, and a force for good in the world. And these programs demonstrate why Taiwan should be welcomed as part of the solution to global challenges, given its own significant experience overcoming many of these same issues. | OT-1805E | …

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Remarks by AIT Acting Director Robert Forden at the Global Cooperation and Training Framework Workshop

Closing this “digital divide” is not just a question of social fairness, it is also smart economics. There is no denying that the global economy and society are moving increasingly on-line. | OT-1722E | November 8, 2017

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Remarks by AIT Director Kin Moy at the Opening Ceremony of GCTF Workshop: Building a Bright Future for Women Entrepreneurs in Tech

AIT Director Moy: The combination of digital platforms and women tech entrepreneur empowerment has the potential to lift millions of women out of poverty and change the culture of our tech businesses in positive ways all while bringing much needed goods and services to consumers around the world. | OT-1721 | November 14, 2017

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

AIT Director Kin Moy: 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

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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

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Remarks by AIT Deputy Director Robert Forden at the GCTF E-Commerce Workshop International Cooperation and Development Fund

OT-1619E | Date: 10/05/2016 The GCTF is a vehicle for the United States and Taiwan to jointly address emerging global and regional challenges by providing training to colleagues and experts from around the Asia-Pacific region.

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Remarks by Ambassador Matthew J. Matthews Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Senior Official for APEC at the “Conference on Energy Efficiency in Asia

OT-1608E | Date: 06/16/2016 Today’s forum provides an opportunity for countries throughout the region to come together to jointly work on challenges. As Acting Director Forden noted, the United States is a global leader in energy, and we take a particular interest in energy policy as it relates to the Asia Pacific region.

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