United Nations

Harry S Truman, “Statement on Formosa,” January 5, 1950

February 25, 2014

President Truman spoke at the White House. He subsequently took questions on weapons programs, appointments, political races, and hydraulic power projects.

United Nations Human Rights Council, "Universal Periodic Review Draft Report: China," February 11, 2009

February 12, 2009

Chinese delegation headed by Li Baodong met with the UN Human Rights Council working group charged with preparing the Council's "Universal Periodic Review." The meetings took place in Geneva, Switzerland February 2-13, 2009. The report includes the delegation's presentation and the response of the delegation to previously submitted questions from the working group.

Taiwan Information Minister Shieh, Taiwan Belongs in the UN, 2007

September 12, 2007

Shieh Jhy-wey is Minister of the Taiwan Government Information Office. This op-ed was published in the New York Sun on September 12, 2007.

Major significance of China's return to UN 35 years ago, 2006

October 25, 2006

The author of the article is Wu Jianmin, president of the Foreign Affairs University in Beijing.

Official Proposal for the U.N. General Assembly to Study R.O.C. Participation in the United Nations 1999

August 11, 1999

The U.N.'s proposal to study the Republic of China's (Taiwan's) participation in the United Nations, August 11, 1999

United Nations, Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, September 15, 1995 (adopted by UN, 2000)

September 15, 1995

The Beijing Declaration was issued at the 4th UN Conference on Women, which was held in a suburb of Beijing, September 4-15, 1995.

Report of the Alliance of Taiwan Aborigines to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations 1993

August 1, 1993

Alliance of Taiwan Aborigines Statement to UNWGIP from August 1993

United Nations Admits the People's Republic of China, October 25, 1971

October 25, 1971

The UN General Assembly expelled Taiwan and admitted the PRC.

Resolution on the Restoration of the Lawful Rights of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations, 1971

October 25, 1971

In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly voted to recognize the Beijing-based government of the People’s Republic of China as the lawful representatives of China. The vote was 76 in favor, 35 opposed, with 17 abstaining.