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Human Rights in Today’s Taiwan: Progress and Challenges

March 8, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St., New York, NY 10027 918
Human Rights in Today’s Taiwan: Progress and Challenges Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:00-1:30 PM International Affairs Building 918 Speaker: Chen Yu-jie, Consultant to the U.S.-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law; Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute Moderator Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University Taiwan has successfully transitioned from an authoritarian regime to one of the most vibrant democracies in Asia and made major progress in improving human rights and the rule of law. What institutions make this achievement possible? What are the challenges facing Taiwan today and how can they be addressed? Can Taiwan be a pioneer in the Asian region in the protection of human rights? Co-Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. No Registration Required.