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Professor Chun-i Chen Assumes the Position of Foundation Vice-President

Sep 06, 2013

On August 31, 2013, Vice-President Ayling Wang departed the Foundation to take up the post of Director of the Center for Performing Arts at National Sun Yat-sen University. Professor Wang joined the Foundation in July 2008, and has made numerous contributions to its development during her tenure.

On September 1, 2013, Professor Chun-i Chen assumed the position of Foundation Vice-President. Vice-President Chen was born in 1964, and earned his B.A. at Tung-hai University and his S.J.D. from Tulane University. He is a world-recognized expert in international law. Vice-President Chen is currently Professor of Law and Diplomacy at National Chengchi University (Taiwan). He also serves as President of the Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law and is the Associate Editor and Executive Editor of the Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs. He has also authored and edited a number of important scholarly volumes, including The Status of Customary International Law, Treaties, Agreements and Semi-official or Unofficial Agreements in Law of the Republic of China on Taiwan (co-authored with Professor Hung-Dah Chiu), as well as numerous scholarly articles in both Chinese and English. He also prepared a revised and expanded edition of Professor Hung-Dah Chiu’s magnum opus, entitled Modern International Law.

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