President Tsai Ing-wen was invited by the Hudson Institute, a think tank based in Washington, DC, to deliver remarks at 8:00 a.m. this morning (December 10 local time; December 9, 7:00 p.m. US EST) at their virtual year-end celebration.
President Tsai Ing-wen marked Human Rights Day on December 10 by addressing the 2020 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award ceremony via video at the invitation of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD). She congratulated the award winner the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF), headquartered in Australia, and emphasized that Taiwan is determined to play a more proactive role in promoting international human rights.
The World Masters Games 2025 will be held in Taiwan. President Tsai Ing-wen delivered an address today at the virtual press conference for the contract signing, jointly held by the International Masters Games Association (IMGA) and the governments of host cities Taipei City and New Taipei City. President Tsai affirmed that Taiwan aims to host the most successful ever World Masters Games, and will do its utmost to realize the ideal of “Sport for All.”
President Tsai Ing-wen was invited by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) to deliver an address via video at 5:00 a.m. this morning (December 9 local time; December 8, 4:00 p.m. US EST) at the 2020 NDI Celebration of Democracy Gala.
While attending the opening ceremony of the 2020 Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue on the morning of December 8, President Tsai Ing-wen stated that in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan is ready and prepared to help those in need.
President Tsai Ing-wen met with Australian Representative to Taiwan Gary Cowan on the morning of December 7, thanking him for his hard work and contributions to Taiwan-Australia relations. She also expressed hope that Taiwan and Australia can negotiate and sign an Economic Cooperation Agreement (ECA), and continue to deepen our partnership.
President Tsai Ing-wen said Dec. 5 that Taiwan has made significant progress in bolstering human rights while promoting transitional justice, underscoring the government’s commitment to safeguarding freedom and democracy while redressing judicial wrongs.
President Tsai Ing-wen received the International Pioneer Award for Leadership from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) at about 7:00 a.m. local time today (December 3, around 6:00 p.m. US EST) and delivered a speech via video. The ALEC's inaugural award was given to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 2006, making President Tsai the second international leader to receive this honor.
President Tsai Ing-wen said Nov. 30 that the government will continue upgrading Made in Taiwan brands as part of efforts to convert new business opportunities arising from restructured global supply chains in the post-pandemic era.
The Presidential Office held a press conference on the afternoon of November 21 following the 2020 APEC and Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM).