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How Can Taiwan Enter The United Nations?: Implications Of The Roc's Quest For International Recognition, Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang Jan 1997

How Can Taiwan Enter The United Nations?: Implications Of The Roc's Quest For International Recognition, Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang

Politics Faculty Publications and Presentations

Most existing literature on the issue of Taiwan's admittance into the United Nations (UN) focuses on why Taiwan should have a seat in the UN, by invoking the UN's principle of universality. This paper focuses on how: the strategies and approaches.1

The government of the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan has so far adopted an open-ended yet passive strategy. In 1993 it knocked on the UN's door for the first time since 1971, when the People's Republic of China (PRC) replaced it in the UN. Taiwan requested seven Central American states to ask the ...