Meet the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vienna or How to (not) Be an Embassy

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: May 12, 2021; 14:57 ♦ (Vindobona)

The increased geopolitical tensions around the diplomatic status of Taiwan can even be felt in the otherwise tranquil Vienna diplomatic scene as Taiwan’s representation in Austria demonstrates.

The Flag of Taiwan i.e. the Republic of China to only 15 countries in the world. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / [Public Domain]

Taiwan’s international diplomatic status is one of the most complex in the world …