Sixth Annual CHLI Gala Dinner &
President of Taiwan
President of Taiwan
2010 CHLI Leadership in International Relations Award
Thursday, May 20, 2010
5:30 – 9:00 pm
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will honor His Excellency Ma Ying-jeou, President of Taiwan, at its Sixth Annual CHLI Gala Dinner & Leadership Awards, held on Thursday, May 20, 2010.
Each year, CHLI recognizes extraordinary leadership in the international arena through its Leadership in International Relations Award. This year, CHLI will be honoring Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, who will speak to the audience via telecast. At the same event, CHLI will present its Leadership in Public Service Award to U.S. Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana. The Featured Speaker at the dinner is U.S. Congresswoman Shelley Berkeley, Co-Chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus.
This event will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW in Washington, D.C. (Map) A Congressional Reception will take place from 5:30 - 7:15 pm in the Garden, followed by the dinner and awards program starting at 7:30 pm in the Grand Ballroom.
To purchase tickets for this Gala Dinner, please visit the CHLI website at www.chli.org. Tickets are $250. Corporate sponsorship is also available. Contact: CHLI Executive Director Octavio Hinojosa at (202) 347-8280 x301, or via email to OHinojosa@chli.org.
To find more information about CHLI, about the Gala Dinner, or about the Leadership Awards, please contact CHLI directly at (202) 347-8280.
Seriously, it does show how completely disconnected people in the US are from the reality of events in Taiwan (Ma is going to sell you guys out, DC, and he has basically ceased independent diplomacy on the island's behalf). Also, note that for the second time this year, President Ma of the ROC will be speaking via telecast to an audience in the US, this one made up of Congress persons. Think China will soil its linens over this one like the time Chen Shui-bian had the audacity to show up at the National Press Club in teleconference? Why am I even asking that question?
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