The Second High-Level Dialogue under the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative
Event: The Second High-Level Dialogue under the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative
Description: Following the first high-level dialogue under the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative in 2020, the second iteration was hosted by AIT and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on March 1, 2022 to reaffirm both sides’ commitment to deepening cooperation on international education, particularly in the area of English and Mandarin education. The dialogue was headed by Daniel Kritenbrink, the State Department’s Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP), and U.S. attendees included U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Chief of Staff Shelia Nix, Deputy Assistant Secretary for EAP Camille Dawson, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Ethan Rosenzweig. Taiwan’s participation was led by Deputy Secretary-general of Taiwan’s National Security Council (NSC) Szu-chien Hsu and included representatives from the three partner agencies including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Ministry of Education (MOE) and Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC). During the two-hour dialogue, both sides reviewed the achievements and efforts made under the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative to date and exchanged ideas for future collaborative activities.
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