About Western Pacific
Western Pacific Fellowship Project was created to promote long-term bonds of cooperation between the Pacific democracies of Taiwan and the United States. The WPFP also conducts programs, research, and writing designed to strengthen democracy and governance in the Indo-Pacific region.
The WPFP is a nonprofit promoting professional and academic training of civil servants in the Indo-Pacific region .
Team of experts
We are led by prominent experts in U.S.-Asia relations drawn from the academic, legal, diplomatic, nonprofit, and public sectors
Research & Analysis
Our contributors publish research and analytical pieces focused on the political-economy of East and Southeast Asia.
Our fellowship program aims to build next generation of Indo-Pacific expertise among civil servants in the US, East & Southeast Asia.
The Taiwan Fellowship
Western Pacific Fellowship Project initiated and led the multi-year, binational, coalition effort to create the Taiwan Fellowship Program which is a unique reciprocal exchange program between the U.S. and Taiwan.
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“Taiwan Fellowship Act” Senate Sponsors
“I thank the Massachusetts-based Western Pacific Fellowship Project for their leadership in helping this idea come to life.”
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)
“This program would be a great step in advancing U.S. efforts to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific region.”
-Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)