Session

Name

Introduction

Keynote

Speech

Chien-Jen Chen

Chien-Jen Chen

Prof. Chen, Chien-Jen received his Sc.D. in epidemiology and human genetics from the Johns Hopkins University (1983). He then worked as an associate professor (1983-1986) and professor (1986-2006) of National Taiwan University. He was appointed as the director of Graduate Institute of Public Health (1993-1994), founding director of Graduate Institute of Epidemiology (1994-1997), and dean of College of Public Health in National Taiwan University (1999-2002). He became a distinguished research fellow of Genomics Research Center of Academia Sinica (2006-2015) and was appointed as a vice president of the academy (2011-2015). He was appointed as the Minister of Department of Health (2003-2005) and Minister of National Science Council (2006-2008). He was elected as the 14th Vice President of the Republic of China (Taiwan). He is now an academician and distinguished research fellow of Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica.

Session 1

Sun-Lu Fan

Sun-Lu Fan

  • Legislator, Legislative Yuan (02/01/1996-01/31/2002)
  • Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education (05/20/2000-01/24/2006; 09/10/2018-05/19/2020)
  • Consultant, Kaohsiung City Government (05/01/2008-12/24/2014)
  • Director General, Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government (12/25/2014-09/06/2018)
  • Deputy Convener and Member, Gender Equity Education Committee, Ministry of Education (03/07/2000-03/06/2001) Deputy Convener and Member, Committee for Human Rights Education, Ministry of Education (04/25/2001-04/24/2002; 10/17/2003-09/30/2005)
  • Member, Human Rights Committee, Kaohsiung City Government (2009)
  • Managing Director, General Association of the Scouts of China
  • Board member, Memorial Foundation of 228
  • Board member, National Culture and Arts Foundation
  • Board member, National Performing Arts Center

Session 1

Chung-Cheng Pu

Chung-Cheng Pu

Education

PhD, Department of Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture University

Career Background

  • Professor, Department of Language Education, Taipei Municipal University of Education
  • Deputy Minister, Council of Indigenous Peoples, Executive Yuan
  • Director, National Museum of Prehistory
  • Minister without Portfolio, Examination Yuan
  • Professor, Department of Indigenous Affairs and Development and Dean of College of Indigenous Studies, National Dong Hwa University

Session 1

Tsunemoto Teruki

Tsunemoto Teruki

Born in Iwamizawa City, Hokkaido. He received his degrees of Bachelor of Law, Master of Law and Doctor of Laws at Hokkaido University. After becoming an Assistant Professor at Hokkaido University of Education (Sapporo campus) in 1983, he progressed to Associate Professor and then Professor at Hokkaido University Law School. Having worked as Dean of the Law School, Director of Hokkaido University Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, and Chair of the Policy Promotion Working Group of the government’s Council for Ainu Policy Promotion, he assumed his present position as the President of The Foundation for Ainu Culture in 2020. He has been visiting scholars at Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley, and currently is a professor emeritus at Hokkaido University.

Session 1

Tricia Keelan

Tricia Keelan

Tricia Keelan joined the New Zealand Human Rights Commission in February 2020. As Deputy Chief Executive, Tricia leads the Commission’s Indigenous rights work programme and has a key responsibility for supporting the Commission to bring to life its commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the rights of Indigenous peoples.

 

Tricia affiliates to the Ngāti Porou, Te Aupouri, Ngāti Kahungunu and Rongomaiwahine Indigenous peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

Over the last 10 years, Tricia has held strategic ownership for Te Tiriti o Waitangi within a number of organisations, including responsibility for Tiriti-based development, policy, relationships, planning, funding and delivery of services to Māori. She has previously held executive roles within the health sector and policy roles within the Ministry for Māori Development Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Health and New Zealand Parliament. Tricia holds a degree in Public Policy, an Executive MBA and is currently studying towards her PhD in indigenous development.

Session 1

Ta-Chan Sun

Ta-Chan Sun

Education

  • M.A. in Sinology, KU Leuven, Belgium

Experience

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwanese Literature, National Chengchi University (2014-Present)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University (2005-Present)
  • Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwanese Literature, National Chengchi University (2006-2014)
  • Vice President, The Control Yuan (Aug. 2014-Jul. 2020)
  • National Policy Advisor to the President (2013-2014)
  • Minister (1996-2000) and Deputy Minister (2009-2013), Council of Indigenous Peoples, Executive Yuan

Session 1

Tibusungu Vayayana

Tibusungu Vayayana

tibusungu ‘e vayayana, Ph. D., as known as 汪明輝/Wang Ming Huey, is currently associate professor at Department of Geography, and Director of Indigenous research and Development Center at National Taiwan Normal University(NTNU), and was former Deputy Minister of Council of Indigenous Peoples(2016-20) at ROC central government. tibusungu’s specialty and research concern includes Decolonizing & revitalizing methodologies of Indigenous Peoples , Indigenous territory and Autonomy development, Indigenous knowledge and pedagogy.

Session 2

Hui-Jung Chi

Hui-Jung Chi

  • 1983-1988 Editor/Editor-in-Chief, China Times
  • 1990-1999 Editor-in-Chief/Journalist, China Times Express
  • 1990-2020 CEO, Garden of Hope Foundation
  • 2009-2014 Program Host, NGO View, Public Television Service
  • 2008-2015 Program Host, Fu Hsing Broadcasting Station
  • Member, News Advisory Committee, Satellite Television Broadcasting Association, R.O.C.
  • Initiator (1995) and Director, Bunun tu Asang
  • Initiator (2004) and Director, Taiwan Coalition Against Violence
  • Initiator (2005) and Representative of Board of Directors, Taiwan NPO Self-Regulation Alliance
  • Initiator (2007), Vice President and Managing Director, Taiwan Social Welfare League
  • President (2018-2020), Taiwan Association of Third Sector Research

Session 2

Cindy Southworth

Cindy Southworth

Ms. Cindy Southworth, Head of Women’s Safety at Meta (Facebook), focuses on empowering women to connect online and combating issues such as non-consensual sharing of intimate images that disproportionately impact women. Prior to joining Meta, she was the Executive Vice President at the U.S. National Network to End Domestic Violence (nnedv.org) and founder of the Safety Net Technology Project (techsafety.org). She is a founding board member of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (gnws.org). Ms. Southworth has a master’s degree in Social Work and has worked to end violence against women for over 25 years at international, national, state, and local advocacy organizations.

Session 2

Aleid van den Brink

Aleid van den Brink

With a background in social sciences I have been working my whole career in the field of preventing and combating domestic violence against women. I am very proud with the paradigm shift we could make with our new concept for shelter services, the Orange House: safe but not secret. In 2018 I retired as CEO of ‘Blijf Groep’.

 

The honorable membership of GREVIO (Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence) since September 2018 allows me to connect many aspects of my expertise in practice with the greater good of human rights. GREVIO is the independent expert body responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (the Istanbul Convention).

 

Currently I am also active in the Global Network of Women’s Shelters, as chair of the GNWS Foundation in the Hague. I am involved in the network since 2008, when the first World Conference of Women’s Shelters took place in Edmonton, Canada.

 

I am chair of the board of ‘Het Aletta Jacobs Fonds’, the foundation that supports Atria, Dutch Institute on gender equality and women’s history. I am board member of ‘Het Fonds Bijzondere Noden Amsterdam’, a foundation for all citizens to solve urgent financial needs.

Session 2

Wei-Ting, Wu

Wei-Ting, Wu

Weiting Wu is an associate professor and the director of the Graduate Institute for Gender Studies at Shih Hsin University. She received her Ph.D from the Department of Political Science at City University of New York, U.S.A. Her research areas are social movement, gender politics and state-society relations. She has participated in the gender equity movement in Taiwan since 1990s. She was the committee member for the annual meeting planning committee of the UN NGO CSW.

Session 2

Fang-Wan Yang

Fang-Wan Yang

  • Member, The Control Yuan, Taiwan (Aug. 2014 – Jul. 2020)
  • Member of Presidential Human Rights Advisory Committee
  • Member of the Executive Yuan Gender Equality Committee
  • Executive Yuan political consultant
  • Member of Ministry of Education Gender Equality Education Committee
  • Member of Judicial Yuan Human Rights and Gender Equality Committee
  • Member of National Examination department Gender Equality Advisory Committee
  • Member of the Legislative Yuan

Session 2

Nien-Hsuan Fang

Nien-Hsuan Fang

Dr. Nien-Hsuan Fang is associate professor in Journalism at National Chengchi University in Taiwan. She received her PhD degree in Communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY at Buffalo) in the USA. Her teaching and research revolve around gender and media technology. She has recently published journal articles and book chapters related to gender and cyber violence in Taiwan. Dr. Fang was the committee member of Gender Equality Committee of the Executive Yuan. She now serves as the committee member in the Gender Equality Committee affiliated with the Ministry of Culture, the National Communications Commission, and Directorate-General of Personnel Administration, Executive Yuan.

Session 3

Yung-Ching Jao

Yung-Ching Jao

Education

  • S., Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University
  • S., Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University

Career Background

  • Member, The Control Yuan, Taiwan (Aug. 2014 – Jul. 2020)
  • Legislator, Legislative Yuan (Feb. 1993 – Jan. 2008)
  • Chief Executive, Legislative Yuan Task Force on Sunshine Laws Promotion
  • Chairman, Legislative Yuan Sustainable Development Association
  • Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Chinese Culture University
  • Honorary Chair, Jane Goodall Institute Taiwan
  • Captain, Taipei County Volunteer Firefighters and Volunteer Traffic Police
  • Committee Member, Public Policy Committee, Consumers’ Foundation
  • Director and Supervisor, Chinese Association for Human Rights

Session 3

Upay Radiw Kanasaw

Upay Radiw Kanasaw

Education

  • Master of Agrobiology (Radiation Genetics Specialization), Graduate Institute of Agricultural Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • DHSc (Radiological Health Specialization), Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Ethnicity

  • Amis, Indigenous People

Career Background

  • Member, The Control Yuan, Taiwan / Commissioner of National Human Rights Commission, Taiwan (2020-2026)
  • Member, Indigenous Historical Justice and Transitional Justice Committee, Office of the President, Taiwan (2016-2020)
  • Member, National Assembly, Taiwan, ROC (2005)
  • National Policy Advisor, Office of the President, Taiwan (2001-2004)
  • Associate Professor (1998-2008); Director (1998-2002), Graduate Institute of Aboriginal Health, Tzu Chi University
  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Tzu Chi University (1996-2012)
  • Chairman, Taiwan Aboriginal Tribal Development Association (2001-2005)
  • Chairman, Formosa Institute of Austronesian Studies (2005-2008)
  • Standing Director, Taiwan Indigenous Professors Society
  • Standing Director, Taiwan Indigenous Medical Society
  • Founding Director-General, Alliance of Taiwan Aborigines (ATA) (1984)

Session 3

Luke Taylor

Luke Taylor

Luke Taylor has been Director of Evidence and Strategy at the Equality and Human Rights Commission of Great Britain since October 2019. Luke oversees the evidence function of the Commission, which comprises a team of 12 research staff, drawn from a range of social research disciplines, as well as the strategy function of the organisation which is responsible for developing the organisation’s three year strategic plan, and setting out the organisation’s approach to monitoring impact.

 

Prior to joining the Commission Luke worked as Senior Civil Servant in UK Central Government in a range of different roles in both policy and operational delivery Departments. He is also a Trustee of a UK based charity which provides counselling and advice to young people.

Session 3

John Hancock

John Hancock

John Hancock is the Chief Legal Adviser at the New Zealand Human Rights Commission. His role includes leading the Commission’s legal intervention work in major court cases involving human rights issues. He also has led and co-ordinated the Commission’s involvement in international human rights monitoring processes such as the Universal Periodic Review.  Prior to joining the Commission in 2014, he was the Principal Advisor (Legal) at the Office of the Children’s Commissioner. He has also worked as a barrister and as court-appointed counsel in youth justice cases. Over the course of his career, he has also been a member of statutory ethics and advisory committees and the boards of non-government service and advocacy organisations.

Session 3

Fu-Te Liao

Fu-Te Liao

Fu-Te Liao is a research professor at Institute of Law, Academia Sinica, Taiwan and president of Taiwanese Society of International Law. He obtained his D.Phil. in Law from Oxford University, UK. He was deputy convener of Consultative Commission for Human Rights of Presidential Office and deputy chairperson of Taiwan Association of Human Rights. His research interests focus on international human rights law, constitutional law and European law. His recently publications include National Human Rights Commission (Wu-Nan, 2011), International Human Rights Law’s Domestic Impacts (New Sharing Publishing Co., 2012), The United Nations and Human Rights Protections (Taiwan New Century Foundation, 2013), Right to Private Life (New Sharing Publishing Co., 2014), International Comparative Analyses of National Human Rights Institutions (Taiwan New Century Foundation, 2018).

Session 3

Yean-Sen Teng

Yean-Sen Teng

  • Advisor, National Human Rights Commission, Taiwan
  • Task Force Member for Human Rights, Ministry of Justice
  • Task Force Member for Human Rights, Ocean Affairs Council
  • Chief Arbitrator, Arbitration Committee for Labor Dispute, New Taipei City

Session 4

Tsu-Yu Hsiao

Tsu-Yu Hsiao

Education

  • MD, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • PhD, Graduate Institute of Physiology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

Career Background 

  • Professor; Chair, Dept. of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Visiting Research Professor, National Center for Voice and Speech, University of Iowa, U.S.A.
  • Visiting Physician, Dept. of Otolaryngology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, U.S.A.
  • Secretary-general (11/01/2001-11/01/2004) and President (12/21/2013-12/20/2016), Taiwan Otolaryngological Society, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Deputy Secretary-general, Formosan Medical Association, Taipei, Taiwan. (12/06/2004-12/10/2010)
  • President, Taiwan Voice Society, Taipei, Taiwan. (11/20/2013-11/19/2016)

Session 4

Shu-Yu Lyu

Shu-Yu Lyu

Education

1996 

Ph.D. School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles

1984

M.P.H.  School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1982

B.S.    Department of Public Health, National Taiwan University

Experience

2016.8 ~ Present

Professor, Department of Leisure Industry and Health Promotion, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences

2017.8 ~ 2020.7

Department Chair, Department of Leisure Industry and Health Promotion, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences

2012.2 ~ 2016.7

Professor, School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University

2010.8 ~ 2011.7

Visiting Research Fellow, Cognitive Neuromeric Laboratory, Graduate Institute of Educational Information and Measurement, National Taichung University of Education

2009.8 ~ 2016.7

Director, Indigenous Health Research Center, Taipei Medical University

1996.8 ~ 2012.1

Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University

1996.3~1996.7

Post- Doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles

1986 ~ 1991 

Senior Specialist, Bureau of Medical Affairs, Department of Health, the Executive Yuan, Taiwan

1984 ~ 1986

Senior Specialist, Bureau of Public Health, Department of Health, the Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Participation in International Health Affairs

2005 & 2006

Participant of the 49th and the 50th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) and the NGO-CSW

2004

Observer of the 57th World Health Assembly

2002 & 2003

Observer of the 53rd and the 54th session of the World Health   Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific

1999 & 2000

 

Participant of the International Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (I-ADAM) meeting by US National Institute of Justice

Session 4

Jean-François Casabonne-Masonnave

Jean-François Casabonne-Masonnave

Distinctions

Knight of the National Order of Merit, November 20, 2015.

Education

  • Graduate of the Toulouse Institute of Political Studies (IEP).
  • Bachelor in History and Master of Public Law, University of Toulouse.

Career

  • Director of the French Office in Taipei (from September 2019).
  • Vice-Director for Internal Legal Affairs, Directorate for Administration, 2017-2019.
  • Vice-Director for Human Resources, Directorate for Administration, 2015-2016.
  • Consul General, French Consulate General in Toronto, 2012-2015.
  • Vice-Director, Consular Conventions and Judicial Cooperation, 2009-2012.
  • Deputy Representative, French Embassy in Tunisia, 2006-2009.
  • Directorate for Human Resources, 2002-2006.
  • First Secretary, French Embassy in Japan, 1999-2002.
  • Financial Control, 1996-1999.
  • Directorate for Financial Affairs, 1993-1995.
  • Second Secretary, French Embassy in Indonesia, 1992-1993.
  • Second Secretary, French Embassy in Vietnam, 1989-1992.
  • Directorate for Cultural, Scientific and Technical Cooperation (Paris), 1987-1989.

Session 4

Chuan-Feng Wu

Chuan-Feng Wu

Chuan-Feng Wu serves as an associate research professor at the Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, and a joint appointment assistant professor at the Institute of Health and Welfare Policy, National Yang-Ming University, and College of Public Health, National Taiwan University. He received his J.S.D. from the UC Berkeley and LL.M. from Harvard Law School. In addition to degrees in law, he also holds master’s degree in health and welfare policy and bachelor’s degree in public health. His specialty fields of study include healthcare laws and ethics, international human rights and the right to health, and health-care distributive justice.

Session 4

Hsin-Huang Hsiao

Hsin-Huang Hsiao

HSIN-HUANG MICHAEL HSIAO is the Adjunct Research Fellow of Institute of Sociology, in Academia Sinica and Chair Professor of Hakka Studies, National Central University. He is also the chairman of both Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) and the Executive Committee of Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), National Cheng-Chi University. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the President of Taiwan since 2016. His areas of specialization include middle class, civil society and democratization in Asia; environmental movements, sustainability and risk society; and comparative Hakka studies in Taiwan and Southeast Asia.

 

His most recent publications are: Overseas Hakka Studies in Taiwan (in Chinese, co-editor, Chu-Liu, 2021); Environmental Movements and Politics of the Asian Anthropocene (co-editor, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021); New Social and Political Trends in Hong Kong and Taiwan (co-editor, Hong Kong Inst. of Asian Pacific Studies, 2020); Heritage as Aid and Diplomacy in Asia (co-editor, ISEAS/IOS, Academia Sinica, 2020); The Networks of the Hakka Ethnic Associations in Southeast Asia (in Chinese, co-editor, National Central University Press/ Yuan-Liou, 2020).

Session 4

Yu-Jung Lin

Yu-Jung Lin

Education

  • MD, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
  • MS in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, USA

Career Background

  • Doctor, Dr. Lin Yu-Jung Clinic (05/16/1996-08/05/2020)
  • Resident Doctor, Department of Otolaryngology, Cathay General Hospital (09/1989-06/1990)
  • Resident Doctor, Department of Family Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital (07/01/1992-07/31/1995)
  • Adjunct Attending Physician, Department of Family Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital (07/01/2000-06/30/2006)
  • Founding Member/Director, Organization Department/Decision-making Member, New Power Party (NPP) (01/25/2015-02/28/2019); Chairperson, Yunlin and Yilan County NPP Offices
  • Convener, Nomination Committee for 2018 Taiwanese Local Elections, NPP; Member, Nomination Committee for 2020 Taiwanese Legislative Election, NPP

Session 5

Chu-Fang Chang

Chu-Fang Chang

Education

  • College of Law, National Taiwan University

Career Background

  • Chief Lawyer, Chang Chu-Fang Law Firm
  • President, Taipei Bar Association
  • Director, Legal Aid Foundation
  • Vice Chairperson, Awakening Foundation
  • Director, Foundation for Excellent Journalism Award
  • Group Session Member, National Conference on Judicial Reform, Office of the President
  • Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee, Judicial Yuan
  • Member, Judicial Yuan Human Rights, Minor Protection, and Gender Friendly Commission
  • Member, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Committee, Ministry of the Interior
  • Member, Sexual Harassment Appeal Review Committee, Executive Yuan

Session 5

Pavel Doubek

Pavel Doubek

Researcher

  • Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica (2020 – Now)
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Torture in Taiwan.
  • Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (2020)
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on the Building a National Human Rights Institution and a National Preventive Mechanism within the Control Yuan of Taiwan.
  • Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (2019)
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on the establishing of the National Preventive Mechanism in Taiwan.

Lawyer

  • Government of the Czech Republic (2017 – 2018)
    Lawyer at the Department for Compatibility with EU Law of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic. Consultation services in the process of the implementation of EU law into the Czech legal system.
  • Public Defender of Rights of the Czech Republic (2013 – 2017)
    Lawyer at the Department of Supervision over Restriction of Personal Freedom (National Preventive Mechanism). Responsible for conducting regular visits to detention places, investigating complaints from detainees, drafting ombudsman reports, organizing expert workshops and representing the ombudsman at national level and abroad.

Session 5

Anne Hollonds

Anne Hollonds

Anne Hollonds is Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner. Formerly Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, for 23 years Anne was Chief Executive of government and non-government organisations focused on research, policy and practice in child and family wellbeing. As a psychologist Anne has worked extensively in frontline practice, including child protection, domestic and family violence, mental health, child and family counselling, parenting education, family law counselling, and community development. Anne currently contributes to several advisory groups, including the Australian Child Maltreatment Study, NSW Domestic and Family Violence and Sexual Assault Council, and the National Plan Advisory Group (NPAG).

Session 5

Peter Boshier

Peter Boshier

Peter Boshier is Chief Ombudsman for New Zealand. He was appointed in December 2015, following a distinguished career as a Judge, and in May 2020 was reappointed for a second five-year term.

Born and educated in Gisborne, Peter attended Victoria University of Wellington, obtaining a Bachelor of Laws with Honours Degree in 1975. After a period of practice in Wellington he was appointed as a District Court Judge with a specialist Family Court warrant in 1988.

In 2004 he was appointed as the Principal Family Court Judge of New Zealand and held that position until December 2012 when he was appointed a Law Commissioner, a position he held until his appointment as Chief Ombudsman.

In 2019, Peter took up the role of incumbent president of the Australasia and Pacific region of the International Ombudsman Institute IOI).

As Chief Ombudsman, Peter’s focus has been on a faster and more effective resolution of Official Information Act and other complaints, working with government agencies to improve their practices and strengthening his team’s investigation and monitoring of prisons and public mental health facilities.

Session 5

Song-Lih Huang

Song-Lih Huang

Song-Lih is currently the convener of Covenants Watch (CW), an umbrella organization consisting of human rights groups, with the central aim of monitoring the delivery of human rights obligations by the government. CW coordinates the preparation of parallel reports to the State Human Rights Reports on ICCPR, ICESCR, and CRPD, to be reviewed by international experts, a unique system CW helped develop in 2012. CW also carries advocacy and educational functions, and maintains close interactions with disability groups, lawyers, other NGOs, and governmental agencies to communicate the ways of bringing international human rights norms into daily practices in Taiwan. Song-Lih is a medical doctor by training and holds a doctoral degree in Environmental Health Sciences. He teaches “Principles of Global Health” and “Social Justice and Human Rights” in the Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taipei.

Session 5

Chien-Feng Wei

Chien-Feng Wei

Education

  • Bachelor of Law of Soochow University,
  • Master of Law of National Chengchi University
  • Doctor of Law of National Chengchi University

Professional License: Lawyer

Areas of Practice: Taiwan

Professional Experience: 31 years

Work Experience

  • Exective Director, Taipei Bar Association
  • Associate Professor, Law School of Soochow University
  • Publisher,Thought and Words
  • President, Taiwan Human Rights Association
  • Supervisor, Taiwan Foundation for Democracy

Session 6

Chiu-Chin Tien

Chiu-Chin Tien

Education

  • BA, Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University

Career Background

  • Deputy Minister, Overseas Community Affairs Council
  • Legislator, Legislative Yuan (Feb. 2005 – Jan. 2016)
  • Director, Radio Taiwan International
  • Director General, Qilan Cypress National Park Promotion Association
  • Founding President, Yilan Branch, Taiwan Environmental Protection Union
  • Editor-in-chief, Kavalan Magazine
  • Secretary, Taiwan Association for Human Rights
  • Editor, The Eighties
  • Editor-in-chief, Kuan-Huai Magazin

Session 6

Mau-Kuei Chang

Mau-Kuei Chang

CHANG, Mau-kuei, Adjunct Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica. He specialized in the fields of social movements, civil society, and multiculturalism. He has held the following positions in relation to HRE:

  • President, Center for College Entrance Examination, Foundation of the CCEE (2019-2020)
  • Convener, Study and Research Group for the 108th Curriculum Guidelines for the Social Studies Domain, the 12-Year Basic Education (2016~2018)
  • Convener, Committee on the 99th Curriculum Guidelines for Civics and Society for General High School (2007~2009)
  • Co-editor, Sowing Seeds of Human Rights, Practice and Hope in Future (Taipei: Ministry of Education, K-12 Education Administration, 2021).

Session 6

Kwon, Hyuk Jang

Kwon, Hyuk Jang

  • Working on human rights in NGO for about 15 years
  • The head of a regional office at the NHRCK
  • Currently, director of human rights education planning division of the NHRCK

Session 6

Chun-Hung Chen

Chun-Hung Chen

Chun-Hung Chen is professor of Department of Political Science at Soochow University. He served as the director of National Human Rights Museum (2017-2021), and the director of Chang Fo-Chuan Center for the Study of Human Rights at Soochow University (2015-2017). He also served as the chairperson of the Taiwan Association for Truth and Reconciliation, an NGO advocating for transitional justice in Taiwan (2011-2013). Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His current research focuses on human rights and transitional justice, with particular attention to the difficult knowledge and memory politics.

Session 6

Mab Huang

Mab Huang

Mab Huang (LLB, National Taiwan University, MA, University of Chicago, PHD Columbia University, New York City) is Liberal Arts Chair Professor at Soochow University, Taipei. He served as the Director of Chang Fo-chuan Center for the Study of Human Rights (2000-2008), and the Human Rights Program (2006-2008).

 

Professor Huang’s publications include Political Reform in Taiwan and the International Human Rights Regime (2020), Twenty years of Human Rights Education in Taiwan (2021, co-editor, in Chinese) among others. With Professors James D. Seymour, Daniel Yu and Theodore Orlin as co-editors, he is the editor-in-chief of a Chinese-English Bilingual Human Rights Dictionary (2007). He founded and assumed in December 2010 the position of editor in chief of Taiwan Human Rights Journal.

Session 6

Sun-Lu Fan

Sun-Lu Fan

  • Legislator, Legislative Yuan (02/01/1996-01/31/2002)
  • Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education (05/20/2000-01/24/2006; 09/10/2018-05/19/2020)
  • Consultant, Kaohsiung City Government (05/01/2008-12/24/2014)
  • Director General, Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government (12/25/2014-09/06/2018)
  • Deputy Convener and Member, Gender Equity Education Committee, Ministry of Education (03/07/2000-03/06/2001) Deputy Convener and Member, Committee for Human Rights Education, Ministry of Education (04/25/2001-04/24/2002; 10/17/2003-09/30/2005)
  • Member, Human Rights Committee, Kaohsiung City Government (2009)
  • Managing Director, General Association of the Scouts of China
  • Board member, Memorial Foundation of 228
  • Board member, National Culture and Arts Foundation
  • Board member, National Performing Arts Center

Organizer

Organizer:Nation Human Rights Commission, Taiwan