New Taipei City extends international footprint

to be a neighbor to the world

New Taipei City Extends International Footprints

Be a neighbor to the world

New Taipei City extends its footprint all over the world soas to achieve sustainability and put Taiwan in the spotlightWe lighten up each and every corner to illuminate a sustainable future.

partnerships for the goals

SDG 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize
the global partnership for sustainable development

New Taipei City is not only the hub of the Greater Taipei, but also an international metropolitan of sustainability. We strive to create a sustainable environment and promote international exchange to provide a better quality of life to citizens.

New Taipei at the center of the world

Friendship with the World

  • Löjtnantsgården senior care center in Sweden
  • Esport powerhouse in Singapore
  • Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC)

Open up Horizons

  • Participation of ambassadors in Taiwan in Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival
  • Presentation of New Taipei City’s anti-COVID-19 supplier chain to American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)
  • Invitation of Ambassadors in Taiwan to experience surfing at the Zhongjiao Bay

Living in a Global Village

Exchange with sister cities and friendly towns

  • Donation of anti-COVID-19 supplies from New Taipei City to sister cities and friendly towns
  • Letter from Starnberg mayor in Germany to thank “reliable good friends in Taiwan”
  • International forum “New Taipei and the New Normal: A Case Study of New Taipei’s Approach to Reopening”

Dialogue with the World, Gear to International Standards



U.S., Canada, U.K, France, the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, India, the Marshall Islands, Poland and Thailand

Chapter2: Towards city sustainability
with the world

Bridge to the better world, Our city for SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 Goals and 230 Targets, which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership.

Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs
2021 New Taipei SDGs Voluntary Local Review
2021 New Taipei SDGs Voluntary Local Review
2 021 New Taipei SDGs Voluntary Local Review
New Taipei City connects with the world to play its part for the planet earth
New Taipei xSDGs

What is VLR

VLR stands for “Voluntary Local Review”, a global process for local governments to engage in the acceleration of SDGs. For instance, “Love & Share Food” initiative promoted by New Taipei City seeks to achieve zero hunger, responsible consumption and production and climate targets. Investment Gateway meets the goal of economic development. Social housing for young people aims to eliminate inequality in Taiwan.

For more information:【SDG 17】SDG Introduction by Mayor hou to the New Taipei Citizens

Our World, Our City, Our Home

Creation of local city stability and a sustainable future

New Taipei City became the first city in Taiwan joining EIE to drive carbon reduction with data

New Taipei City Co2 amount
New Taipei xSDGs

What is EIE?

What is EIE? Google announces its Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) platform for urban and regional environmental sustainability. This initiative has been rolled out in Taiwan. New Taipei City was the first city in Taiwan to sign up by presenting its own environmental data.


Reality and Utopia

New Taipei City becomes a member of The Powering Past Coal Alliance by entering the coal-free era.

New Taipei City achieved its coal-free status ahead of schedule by decommissioning the last coal-fired cogeneration power plant in October 2022.


What is The Powering Past Coal Alliance?

This alliance jointly founded by the U.K. and the Canadian governments endeavors to replace coal power with clean energy, through working with local governments and organizations in different countries to decommission old and tired coal power plants. The purpose is to gradually cease the use of coal power, to mitigate climate impact and achieve the Paris Agreement.

Sister Cities &
Friendship Cities


Chapter3: No matter who your are, we are all the same

我們都一樣discrimination stopgirl powerstop ageismdiscrimination stop
partnerships for the goals

SDG 5:
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

  • New Taipei City has been the top performer in gender equality nationwide rated by Executive Yuan for six consecutive years.
  • Over 1/3 of senior officials in New Taipei City Government are females.
  • New Taipei City attended the parallel 67th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) held the U.S. at the United Nations Headquarters

Chapter4: Meet happiness where all sexes are equal

The first all gender restroom in Taiwan


What is RCN?

RCN stands for Rainbow Cities Network. Established by the Dutch government, the network currently spans 20 countries across four continents and has a total of 43 member cities. Members submit annual reports on best practices in diversity and equality and encourage sister cities to hoist the rainbow flag. The purpose is to connect more cities to support the LGBTQ rights.

A Haven for Angels

Diversity and Inclusion

The work portraying New Taipei City is centered on the perspective of a transgender migrant worker. Mayumi from the Philippines experienced the friendly support at the workplace when she came out of closet. She was invited to have her picture taken at the first public toilet with a gender friendly mark issued by New Taipei City.

Sustainability is a way of life

City of the Future is New Taipei City

Sustainability is no longer afar. It is integral to our life. Sustainability is a way of life, an attitude friendly to the environment and the world. It is also the keyword that changes the life of future generations. You and I will be part of it because we can all envision the city of the future and take action.

Live the life you like. Shape the future into the city we love.


Execution plan:Gini Chang
Visual design:Ammon Tsai
Webpage design:Eddy Liao

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