Institute of Marine Affairs and Resources Management

Wen-Yan Chiau, Ph.D.

Wen-Yan Chiau, Ph.D.

Professor, Institute of Marine Affairs and Resource Management

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Education

Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning , University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1991
M.A. in Urban Planning, National Chung Hsing University, 1980  
B.S. in Urban Planning, National Cheng Kung University, 1976

Research Specialties

Marine Policy, Ocean Governance, Coastal Management, Wetland Conservation, Environmental Law, Environmental Planning and Management, Maritime Heritage, APEC Marine Resource Conservation Affairs

Professional Experience

Academia

  • Professor and Director, Institute of Marine Affairs and Resource Management, National Taiwan Ocean University.  
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University.

Government 

  • 8th term of legislator-at-large, convener of 8th session of Interior Committee
  • Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection Administration
  • Member, Commission on Marine Education, Ministry of Education
  • Council Member, National Council for Marine Affairs Advancement, Executive Yuan  (Cabinet)
  • Member, Commission on Research and Planning, Taiwan Coast Guard Administration, Executive Yuan (Cabinet)
  • Advisor, Advisory Commission on National Land Conservation and Development to the Presidential Hall
  • Council Member, National Council for Sustainable Development, Executive Yuan (Cabinet)
  • Advisor, Committee for Sustainable Development, Legislative Yuan (Congress)Member, Committee on Environmental Impact Assessment, Penghu County Government
  • Advisor, Kaohsiung County Government
  • Advisor, Kaohsiung City Government
  • Advisor, Pingtung County Government
  • Member, Advisor Commission on Wildlife Conservation, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan (Cabinet)
  • Delegate of Chinese Taipei, APEC Marine Resource Conservation Working Group 
  • Senior Specialist, Construction and Planning Administration, Ministry of the Interior 

NGOs

  • CEO, Foundation of Ocean Taiwan
  • President, Taiwan Association of Marine Pollution Control
  • President, Wetlands Taiwan
  • Board Member, Asia Environmental Council – Asia-Pacific NGOs Environmental Conference, Korea
  • Member, Ramsar Center Japan, Japan
  • Member, Association of Marine Affairs and Policy, Taiwan
  • Member, Society of Environmental Education, Taiwan
  • Permanent member, Society of Urban Planning, Taiwan
  • Permanent member, Society of Environmental Engineering, Taiwan
  • Permanent member, Society of Underwater Technology, Taiwan
  • Permanent member, Green Association of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Major bills proposed and passed

  • Environmental Education Act (2010)
  • Wetland Conservation Act (2013)
  • The Organization Act of the Council of Indigenous Peoples
  • Coastal Zone Management Act (2015)
  • Amendment of the Forestry Act - Chapter VI on Tree Protection (2015)
  • Museum Act2015
  • Greenhouse Gases Reduction and Management Act2015
  • Organic Act of the Ocean Council2015
  • Organic Act of the Coast Guard Administration, Ocean Council2015
  • Organic Act of the Marine Conservation Administration, Ocean Council2015
  • Organic Act of the National Academy for Ocean Research, Ocean Council2015
  • Underwater Cultural Heritage Preservation Act2015
  • National Land Use Planning Act2015  

Other Bills Proposed

  • Amendment of Urban Renewal Act  (2013)
  • Landscape Bill  (2014)
  • Landscape Architect Bill   (2014)
  • Marine Area Management Bill  2015
  • Amendment of Cultural Heritage Preservation Act 2015
  • Special Statute for Restoration and Pollution Remediation of Rivers 2015
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Land and Marine Area Bill2015

Achievement

  • Editor-in-chief, APEC Bulletin on Marine Resource Conservation and Management. Vol. 8 (two issues) and Vol. 9 (two issues)
  • Editor, A White Paper of Marine Education, Ministry of Education
  • Editor, 2006 Marine Policy White Paper, Executive Yuan (Cabinet)
  • Organizer, The 2007 National Summit on Marine Education, Ministry of Education
  • Organizer, The 7th APEC Roundtable Meeting on the Involvement of Business/Private Sector in the Sustainability of Marine Environment, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Organizer, The 2007 International Symposium on Marine Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Organizer, The Second Taiwan-Japan Seminar on Development and Management of Fisheries, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Organizer, The 8th APEC Roundtable Meeting on the Involvement of Business/Private Sector in the Sustainability of Marine Environment, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Co-organizer, 2007 International Conference on National Parks and Green Network – Toward “Green” Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan 

Honors

  • Honor “Landscape Lifetime Contribution Award (public domain)” from Taiwan Institute of Landscape Architect (2016)
  • Honor “National Cheng Kung University Distinguished Alumni Award” (2015)
  • Honor SCI “Journal of Ocean and Coastal Management” outstanding essay award (2014)
  • Honor the Grand Prize of “Ford Environmental Protection Award” by leading Wetland Taiwan with “Pheasant-tailed Jacana Return Plan: the Creation of Kaohsiung Jhouzai Wetland” with 1 million conservation fund received (2003)
  • The winner of “Canadian Studies Award” in the domain of “Marine Policy and Oil Spill Response” issued by Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (2001)
  • The 2nd time winner of “Canadian Studies Award” in the domain of “Nature Conservation and Coastal Management” issued by Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (1995)
  • The 1st place of study specialized in “Environmental Protection Act” in US with scholarship of Ministry of Education (1983)
  • Honor “Ching Shi Art Award”, golden ring prize in Chinese painting category (1978)
  • 1st place of “Chinese Paintings Competition of Seven Counties in Southern Taiwan”, social group (1976) 
  • 1st place of “Chinese Paintings Competition of Seven Counties in Southern Taiwan”, college group (1975) 

International Participation

  • The leader of Executive Yuan Propaganda Delegation representing our country to attend the annual meeting of “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) “  COP19 (Warszawa, Poland), COP20 (Lima, Peru), COP21(Paris, France)  (2013-2015)
  • The leader of Executive Yuan Delegation representing our country to attend the annual meeting of “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) “  COP15 (Copenhagen, Denmark), COP16 Cancun, Mexico) 
  • Attend “43rd annual meeting of “Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union (APPU)” Tokyo), 44th annual meeting (Taipei) and 77 and 78th board meetings, and served as the leader of delegation representing our country on behalf of President of Legislative Yuan, Jing-Ping Wang; attend “45th annual meeting and 79th board meetings (Majuro, Marshall), responsible for the preparation of report and proposals of the ROC (2013-2015)
  • Attend “13th Forum of Speakers of the Legislative Bodies of Central American and Caribbean Basin/ Foro de” and present the report “the role of parliament as facing the climate change” (2012)
  • Attend “Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (“APEC”) meeting, ocean resources conservation group annual meeting, responsible for the Roundtable Meeting on the Involvement of the Business/Private Sector in the Sustainability of the Marine Environment and serve as the Editor-in-chief of APEC Bulletin on Marine Resource Conservation and Fisheries (1994-2008)
  • Editor of SCI “Journal of Ocean and Coastal Management” (2012 - present)
  • SCI Journal of Environmental Management essay review member
  • The ROC member and representative in IUCN-WCPA 
  • Director of Ramsar Center Japan