The world's largest gathering of its kind

350 senior figures from 70+ countries

The most important forum

Hotel Bayerischer Hof, München Germany Munich
Location
February 17 - 19, 2017
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Overview

The Munich Security Conference is an annual conference on international security policy that has taken place since 1963. It is the world's largest gathering of its kind. Over the past four decades the Munich Security Conference has become the most important independent forum for the exchange of views by international security policy decision-makers. Each year it brings together about 350 senior figures from more than 70 countries around the world to engage in an intensive debate on current and future security challenges. The list of attendees includes Heads of States, Governments and International Organizations, Ministers, Members of Parliament, high-ranking representatives of Armed Forces, Science, Civil society as well as Business and Media.

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9.05 / 10
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Reviews from 2017

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Bono

Visitor

Our fate is a shared fate - but whic fate will it be?

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Ursula von der Leyen

Speaker

A stable EU is as much in the American interest as a united NATO.

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Wolfgang Ischinger

Speaker

This is the most anticipated Munich Security Conference in many years. There is massive uncertainty.

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Ursula von der Leyen

  • Germany
  • Federal Minister of Defense
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Bono

  • ONE-Campaign
  • Co-Founder
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Boris Johnson

  • United Kingdom
  • Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
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Angela Merkel

  • Germany
  • Federal Chancellor
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António Guterres

  • United Nations
  • Secretary General
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Sergey Lavrov

  • Russian Federation
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs
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Bill Gates

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Co-Chair
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Haider Al-Abadi

  • Republic of Iraq
  • Prime Minister
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Staffan de Mistura

  • United Nations
  • Special Envoy of the Secretary General on Syria
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Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Munich Security Conference

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