Event: The Joint Signing Ceremony and Taiwan-U.S. Higher Education Dialogue
Description: On the sidelines of the NAFSA Conference in Denver, CO, AIT worked with the Ministry of Education to organize an array of events to promote the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative. On June 1, 2022, U.S. Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary Camille Dawson delivered opening remarks at the Taiwan-U.S. Joint signing ceremony where nine of Taiwan’s top universities signed agreements with nine U.S. universities to increase educational exchange opportunities, which had provided even more scholarship opportunities for American students to study in Taiwan. During the Taiwan-U.S. Higher Education forum, ECA DAS Ethan Rosenzweig delivered a speech to more than 50 U.S. and Taiwan education professionals about U.S. government support of international education through the new Joint Statement of Principles signed by the U.S. Secretaries of State and Education in July 2021. DAS Elkon also attended the Taiwan Night Reception held at the Grand Hyatt Denver.