The Possible Approaches for Defusing Tensions in the South China Sea: A Taiwanese Perspective



Wellington Shih, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Date and Time

September 8, 2015 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM



Open to the public.

RSVP required by 5PM September 07.


William J. Perry Conference Room
Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central, C231
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305

In this talk, Wellington Shih will provide a historical and legal overview of the Republic of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea. He will also review the latest developments in the ongoing dispute between the People’s Republic of China, the ROC on Taiwan, and other claimants in the region, including the Philippines, and discuss the South China Sea Peace Initiative proposed by the administration of President Ma Ying-jeou. 

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