President Tsai Ing-wen Discusses the Diplomatic, Security, and Economic Challenges Facing Taiwan

Please join the Center for American Progress and the Hudson Institute for an address by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen followed by a discussion with Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office Representative Hsiao Bi-khim, Hudson Senior Fellow Seth Cropsey, and Center for American Progress Vice President Kelly Magsamen.

In January of this year, President Tsai won reelection to a second term. Since then, Taiwan has controlled the spread of its coronavirus outbreak, assisted other countries in combatting the pandemic, and faced increasing aggression from the Chinese Communist Party.

President Tsai will discuss these developments and the security, diplomatic, and economic challenges that face Taiwan in her second term. The conversation following President Tsai’s remarks will incorporate themes from her speech and address current U.S. policy and assistance toward Taiwan.

Opening remarks:
John Walters, COO, Hudson Institute
Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress

Keynote remarks:
President Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan

Distinguished panelists:
Hsiao Bi-khim, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States
Seth Cropsey, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Kelly Magsamen, Vice President, National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress