Mr. Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow at BIPSS attended the Asian Security Summit – Shangri La Dialogue 2016 from 03 to 05 June in Singapore. Shangri La Dialogue is the pre eminent conclave on Asia Pacific security and brings together Defence Ministers, senior officials, academics, analysts and captains of industry to discuss about the key issues and trends in Asian security. Convened by the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) based in London, this year’s dialogue brought together 600 delegates from over 51 countries.
At the end of the dialogue, Mr. Munir also attended a select roundtable on ‘Asia, the West and the Changing International Order’ convened jointly by IISS and the German Marshal Fund in the United States (GMFUS). The roundtable brought together a highly select group of leaders, senior officials and analysts to deliberate on the key themes of Shangri La Dialogue 2016.