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Normative Power Taiwan? Human Rights and Taiwan-EU Relations

Despite the constraints on its international space, Taiwan has sought to capitalize on its achievements in establishing a human rights protection regime to develop substantial albeit informal relations with its like-minded partners, including the EU. Consequently, by addressing the outstanding issues of concern, such as the situation of migrant workers, its status as a retentionist country, and LGBTQI+ inclusion, Taiwan can strengthen its ties with Brussels through normative alignment.