July 19, 2019

Luncheon: Taiwan’s ‘Win-Win’ Strategy for Cross-Strait Relations

Minister of the Government Information Office of Republic of China (Taiwan), Dr. Philip Y.M. Yang, will talk at a special luncheon at the Asia Society at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12. The event will be moderated by Professor Jerome Cohen from the Law School at NYU. The topic of the talk will be “Taiwan’s ‘Win-Win’ Strategy for Cross-Strait Relations” and should shed light on security issues in the Asia Pacific region as well as the development of cross-strait relations. The talk will be followed by a conversation with Professor Cohen and a Q&A session.

Prior to holding his current position as the spokesman for Taiwan
overseas and for the Cabinet domestically, Minister Yang was a Senior
Advisor of the ROC’s National Security Council from 2008 to 2010. In
this position, Yang advised the president on major events pertaining to
Taiwan’s foreign relations, especially with other East and South East
Asian countries. Minister Yang has also been a professor of political
science at prestigious National Taiwan University, and he founded the
Taiwan Security Research website, www.taiwansecurity.org.

The program will include a general reception/registration at noon on the eighth floor of the Asia Society, lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. As guest of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, lunch will be complimentary. If you are able to attend, RSVP to Kristine Lin at klin@taipei.org , or by phone at 212-317-7358 before July 7.