Taiwan Foundation for Democracy
|Formation||17 June 2003|
|Su Jia-chyuan (Chairman)|
David Lin (Vice Chairman)
Hsu Szu-chien (President)
The Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD; Chinese: 財團法人臺灣民主基金會; pinyin: Cáituán Fǎrén Táiwān Mínzhǔ Jījīnhuì) is a non-profit organisation headquartered in Taipei. Originally proposed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China, the foundation's purpose is to promote democracy around the world. The Foundation was established in June 2003 as a non-partisan, non-profit organization.
The foundation was one of the largest donors to the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, donating US$1 million towards the construction of the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, DC.
- Research and Development Department
- International Cooperation Department
- Domestic Affairs Department
- Asia-Pacific Democracy Resource Center
TFD publishes the semi-annual Taiwan Journal of Democracy (TJD, ISSN 1815-7238), a refereed journal for the study of democratic politics, especially democratic development in Taiwan and other Asian democracies.
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