The Institute for National Policy Research, Center for Japanese Studies National Sun Yat-sen University, and Taiwan Society of Japan Studies initiated and hosted the Asia-Pacific Think-tank Summit in 2017, and continued to hold its second meeting in September 2018.
INPR has cooperated with the U.S. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the Philippine Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS), the Asia Centre and the Institute of International Relations (IFRI), the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), and the European Institute for Asian Studies to form the Asia-Pacific Security Forum in September 1997. It became the first mechanism for multilateral security dialogue in the Asia-Pacific region managed by Taiwan, and has continued for more than two decades.
The “International Conference on Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies”, co-sponsored by INPR and the National Endowments for Democracy’s International Forum for Democratic Studies of the United States, was a successful event, which received worldwide attention.
For several decades, the Republic of China (Taiwan) has simultaneously experienced social transformation, economic development, and political reforms. One major outcome of which
As a result of the “9-in-1” local government elections of November 2019 in Taiwan, the opposition party Kuomintang won the majority of local counties and cities. Hence, exchanges of city mayors and county magistrates with Chinese counterparts have become an indicator and a grave focus for the Cross-Strait relations...