Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law Stanford University






New Dynamic Triangle-Taiwan, US, and China: A Conversation  
Conversation

Date and Time
May 4, 2009
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Availability
Open to the public
RSVP required by 5PM May 3


Speakers
Jason Yuan - Representative at Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the United States
Larry Diamond - Director at Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law

In this conversation, Taiwan's Representative to the United States, Jason Yuan, and Director of CDDRL, Larry Diamond, will talk about a variety of issues associated with the triangular relationship among Taiwan, China, and the United States.

Mr. Jason Yuan took office as Republic of China’s (Taiwan) Representative to the United States in August, 2008. Representative Yuan is a career diplomat who began his government career in 1974 as an acting naval attaché for the Embassy of the Republic of China in the United States. After then, he has been Deputy Director and Director of Congressional Liaison Division for the Coordination Council for North American Affairs, Director General of Department of North American Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada. He has also served as Ambassador to Panama, and Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles. Prior to the current post, Representative Yuan was Representative of Kuomintang-People First Party (KMT-PFP Alliance) to the United States.

Representative Yuan obtained his MA in Business and Public Administration from Southeastern University and BA in Chinese Navy Academy (Taiwan).

This is special event within Democracy in Taiwan Program.

Location
Bechtel Conference Center
Encina Hall
616 Serra Street
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
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FSI Contact
Eric Chen-hua Yu