AMBASSADOR LIMASENE TEATU ATTENDS THE KETAGALAN FORUM: 2018 ASIA-PACIFIC SECURITY DIALOGUE/涂莉梅大使出席「凱達格蘭論壇:2018亞太安全對話」 / by Minute Taupo

On 24th July, 2018, H.E. Ambassador Limasene Teatu was invited to "Ketagalan Forum: 2018 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue", organized by Prospect Foundation, think tank based in Taipei.

The one-day seminar attracted Taiwanese officials, diplomatic missions, academics and experts to discuss issues connected to the Korean Peninsula, challenges to the democratic world from China’s sharp power and geo-economic environment of the Indo-Pacific. The forum also featured a keynote speech by former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and ended with a roundtable on the integration of Taiwan's New Southbound Policy and the Indo-Pacific strategy.

H.E. Ambassador Limasene Teatu attended "Ketagalan Forum: 2018 Asia-Pacific Security Dialogue" on 24th July, 2018.

H.E. President Tsai Ing-wen attended opening of the Forum and delivered remarks, vowing to advance peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific while defending rules-based international order.

 President H.E. Tsai Ing-wen delivered remarks in the opening ceremony.

President H.E. Tsai Ing-wen delivered remarks in the opening ceremony.


涂莉梅大使於2018年7月24日出席由中華民國外交部委託「財團法人兩岸交流遠景基金會」於本(107)年7月24日在臺北君悅酒店舉辦「凱達格蘭論壇:2018亞太安全對話」。

中華民國總統蔡英文在開幕致詞中,強調臺灣將強化與區域夥伴共同應對全球挑戰之能力,盼透過如同本次論壇等全球合作,確保後代子孫能在安全、安定與自由的環境中成長,並為捍衛以規則為基礎的國際秩序、自由及安定而努力。

 H.E. Ambassador Limasene Teatu and Kiribati Ambassador H.E. Tessie Eria Lambourne.

H.E. Ambassador Limasene Teatu and Kiribati Ambassador H.E. Tessie Eria Lambourne.

本屆論壇聚焦討論朝鮮半島情勢、中共「銳實力」對區域民主國家之挑戰,以及印度─太平洋地緣經濟環境評估;另美國前國防部長卡特(Ash Carter)就亞太安全環境發表午餐專題演講,論壇最後以探討臺灣「新南向政策」與印太戰略整合之圓桌論壇畫下句點。

 Keynote Speaker: Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.

Keynote Speaker: Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.