A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Taiwan and Latin American Relations: Achievements and Opportunities
This roundtable will specifically discuss Taiwan's diplomatic relations with countries in the region as well as its significant contributions to natural disaster preparedness and combating public health threats.
- "Taiwan's Diplomatic Relations in Latin America and the Caribbean after May 2016"
- Elisa Wang, Associate Professor, Institute of Latin American Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan
- "Challenges and Opportunities of Taiwan's Latin American Policy: The Case of Cuba"
- Robert Chyou, Professor of the Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
- "Why Taiwan Assistance Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean"
- John Sanbrailo, Executive Director, Pan American Development Foundation
- "Taiwan's Contributions to Disaster Management in Latin America and the Caribbean"
- Liza Mantilla, Director, Disaster Management, Pan American Development Foundation
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.