UP CIDS hosts “Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy: Implications for the Philippines” public lecture

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UP CIDS hosts "Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy: Implications for the Philippines" public lecture


The public is invited to attend a lecture on Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy: Implications for the Philippines on 13 July 2018 at 9:00am to 12:00nn to be held at the Seminar Room, Hall of Wisdom of the Asian Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. This public lecture aims to provide insights on the significance of Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy for the Philippines and the Indo-Pacific region in general. Experts from the United States, Taiwan, and the Philippines will discuss issues related to this national policy. The invited speakers include scholars from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C. and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) of the National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taiwan. We are also expecting members of the academe, government, and armed forces, and foreign delegates to attend.

The public lecture is free and is sponsored by the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) Strategic Studies Program (SSP), in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Department of Political Science, Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Inc. (APPFI) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

The SSP of the UP CIDS aims to promote interest and discourse on significant changes in Philippine foreign policy and develop capacity building for strategic studies in the country. The program views the Philippines’ latest engagements with the great powers and multilateral cooperation with other states in the Asia-Pacific region as a catalyst to further collaborative and multidisciplinary research between the intellectual communities within East Asia.

For more information, email ssp.cids@up.edu.ph or contact 981-8500 loc. 4266/4267/4268.

Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/AZ4tCC9l4nv7rKqa2

The online registration closes on Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 5:00pm.