Lessons to learn from Taiwan’s diplomacy

As the new Canadian government seeks to show that Canada is back, it should consider how proactive adherence to international norms can offer reputational advantage.

Flickr Photo: Indra Gunawan
The Taipei skyline, Dec. 1.
Gavin Charles
Published: Thursday, 12/17/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 01/05/2016 10:41 am EST

As a partially-recognized entity with a far more powerful neighbour, Taiwan faces uniquely challenging geopolitical circumstances. Its response to these challenges reveals the relationship between responsibility and legitimacy in the international community—with policy implications for Canada.

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