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Asserting Taiwan’s International Space: The Challenges Ahead for Taipei’s Leadership

Taiwan’s unique status in the world has come under greater pressure in recent months as China steps up efforts to challenge Taipei’s global standing. Taiwan remains a leading Asian economy and a vibrant democracy. Yet strained cross-Strait relations have made it increasingly difficult for Taipei to ensure its standing in the international arena. Join us for a discussion on the political, security, and social challenges ahead for Taiwan, and how Taiwan may be able to overcome some of its vulnerabilities to ensure a stable and prosperous future.

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Speakers

  • Irene Wu

    Fellow
    Adjunct Professor, Communications, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University
  • Ian Easton

    Research Fellow, Project 2049 Institute
  • Gerrit van der Wees

    Editor, Taiwan Communique and Lecturer, George Mason University