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The Vigor of Indigenous Peoples Sailing from Here “2018 Indigenous Peoples International Economic Development Forum” Marches towards the World

  • 更新時間:2018/12/24 11:55:04

The Council of Indigenous Peoples held press conference of “2018 Indigenous Peoples International Economic Development Forum” at 10:30am, November 11, 2018 at Indigenous Peoples Showcase, 1F, North Building, Xinzhaung Joint Officer Building, Executive Yuan. The press conference was presided over by tibusungʉ'e vayayana, deputy director of the Council. The press conference was kicked off with the Ami Peoples dancing and singing performed by Indigenous Peoples Culture and Art Troupe. Liu, Ta-Wei, business owner of Indigenous Peoples enterprise (2% Cultural Co. Ltd.; Atayal), was present at the conference to share his experience. The Commissioning Ceremony was started by deputy director and distinguished guests of the Council with the traditional sailing of Ami People, representing the endless energy of cultures and industry of Taiwan’s Indigenous Peoples and people’s working together to develop the industrial economy and take a place in the in the international stage.

The Deputy Director stated that the Forum would be held in 3 consecutive days between November 9, 2018 and November 11, 2018 at PARKVIEW HOTEL HUALIEN. The foreign scholars (including business owners of Indigenous Peoples enterprise) from Canada, Thailand, Malaysia and New Zealand, etc. would be invited to the Forum to respond to New Southbound Policy of the country. The Forum was mainly themed at “Southbound Connection of Indigenous Peoples Economic Development” and downward derived three sub-issues, i.e. “Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Indigenous Peoples”, “Agriculture and Ecological Intelligence of Indigenous Peoples” and “The Road Ahead of Cultures and Innovation of Indigenous Peoples”. The Forum was conducted in ways of keynote speech and group workshop, so that the participants could build the industrial development consensus through interactive exchanges and generate more innovative and creative ideas as well as international trade ideas. Moreover, in the first day (November 9) of the Forum, the “Joint Commodity Fair and Trade Fair of Taiwan and New Zealand’s Indigenous Peoples” would be also held to make every effort to promote mutual understanding and trade between Taiwan’s Indigenous Peoples and New Zealand’s Maori people, so as to facilitate the signing of chapter 19 of ANZTEC.

The Deputy Director further stated that, in addition to the keynote speech and group workshops, the participants would also head for Nan’ao, Yilan, as well as Chi’an, Kuangfu and Fengping, Hualien in the second day of the Forum. The destinations include Mountain & Valley, million winner of 2nd Coaching and Entrepreneurial Plan and GEP Initiative of National Development Fun of Executive Yuan, Bangcha Farm organized by Industrial Demonstration Zone Alliance, and Hsinshe Banana Weaving Workshop, the only workshop taking banana as the raw material in Taiwan for field observation and experience, thereby improving the competitiveness of the Indigenous Peoples enterprises by the “benchmarking learning”.

In the third day of the Forum, the business owners and representative youths of Indigenous Peoples at home and abroad participating in “2018 World Indigenous Peoples Business Forum” and “2018 Indigenous Peoples Youth Tribal Tourism Cooperation Scheme of Taiwan and New Zealand” would be welcomed to share their own experience.

In addition to opening up the trade between Taiwan’s Indigenous Peoples and New Southbound countries, the Forum would actively promote the economic and trade interactions, cultural exchanges and tourism between New Southbound countries in the future to strengthen the ability of Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples to connect with the world.

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