Video On Demand

Taiwan's Environmental Leadership

September 18, 2017 • 8:30 – 10:00 am EDT

Please join us on September 18th for a special event featuring Taiwan's Minister for Environmental Protection Dr. Lee Ying-yuan. Following introductory remarks by Dr. Michael Green and Deputy Representative James Lee, Minister Lee will offer remarks on Taiwan's leadership in global environmental protection as well as past and prospective cooperation for environmental protection between the United States and Taiwan. There will then be a roundtable that will include the Minister as well as U.S. EPA's Acting Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs Jane T. Nishida and energy expert David Ribeiro, moderated by CSIS's Scott Kennedy. They will discuss Taiwan's domestic programs and collaboration on important issues such as circular economy, sustainable development, clean energy, and air quality protection.

Featuring a speech by:
Lee Ying-yuan
Taiwan's Minister of Environmental Protection

Welcoming remarks by:
Michael J. Green
Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair
Center for Strategic & International Studies

Introductory remarks by:
James Lee
Deputy Representative
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States

Roundtable discussion featuring:
Jane Nishida
Acting Assistant Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

David Ribeiro
Senior Researcher
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Moderated by:
Scott Kennedy
Deputy Director, Freeman Chair in China Studies
Center for Strategic & International Studies

Scott Kennedy
Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics