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Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati On the Line
2017-01-15
  • Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Kiribati (Photo taken from Office of the President of Kiribati)
  • Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati
  • Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Kiribati (photo taken from Office of the President of Kiribati)
  • Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Interview with Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

    Amb.Teekoa Iuta, the Ambassador of Kiribati

The Ambassador of Kiribati, Amb.Teekoa Iuta said apart from climate change,  Kiribati faces population growth and diseases. Overpopulation is due to the uneven distribution of the population in urban areas such as South Tarawa, the capital city, with a population density of over 3,000 per square km.

 

The government has been thinking about the redistribution of the population but it has to do with the economic situation in the rural areas. According to Amb.Teekoa Iuta, Taiwan’s technical mission has been assisting with the agricultural and technical support to encourage more young people to move to the rural areas. The government has also been working with churches in the field of birth control as Kiribati is predominantly Roman Catholic which is opposed to artificial contraception.

 

Interview with Mr.Martin Eberts, Director General, German Institute Taipei

Interview with Mr.Martin Eberts, Director General, German Institute Taipei

Interview with Mr.Martin Eberts, Director General, German Institute Taipei

2017-10-22 01:00:00

Mr.Martin Eberts, the Director General of the German Institute Taipei, said the election in Germany ended peacefully and he was not surprised at the results.

The German representative in Taiwan said the political situation in Germany has changed and it is a normal process in a democracy so there is no need for any worries that a new party, AfD, the right-wing party will join the parliament. The government will continue to address the economic and security issues and fulfills its obligation to implement the climate change policy. Terrorism is EU’s citizens fastest growing concern and Germany will work with other countries in the world to combat terrorism.

 

Collaboration with Taiwan will increase with the focus on the energy sector that was introduced a couple years ago, Mr.Martin Eberts added. The focus of the cooperation will be on renewable energy and energy transition both on the regulations and laws as well as the technical side especially in the field of off-shore wind energy adding that Germany could share with Taiwan the experience of energy transition. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx5ne9KS7Y4

 

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