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Taiwan: World Health Organization

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 127625, tabled on 9 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the Government supports the Republic of China (Taiwan) becoming a full member of World Health Organisation.

Answered on

18 December 2020

Membership of the World Health Organisation is open only to states recognised by the UN. However, the UK supports Taiwan's meaningful participation in international organisations where statehood is not a prerequisite for their participation.