Past event

Taiwan's Cross-Strait Policy: Building an Irreversible Foundation for Peace

Chatham House, London

Asia Programme


Dr Shin-Yuan Lai, Minister, Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan


In this keynote speech, the speaker will discuss the future of Taiwan's cross-Strait policy and assess the prospects for sustained peace in the region. Before taking up her current post Dr Lai served as Senior Advisor on Taiwan's National Security Council and was Chief Negotiator for Taiwan's Accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001.

The address by Minister Lai was held on the record. The questions and answers session with the audience was held off the record.