The 7th Xiangshan Forum was held  at Xiangshan Yihe Hotel from October 10~12, 2016 in Beijing. The theme for this year is “Build a New Type of International Relations through Security Dialogue and Cooperation” and the four topics for discussion at the plenary sessions are “Role of Militaries in Global Governance”, “Responding to New Security Challenges in the Asia-Pacific through Cooperation”, “Maritime Security Cooperation” and “International Terrorist Threats and Countermeasures”. The subjects for discussion at the four concurrent panels include “Major Power Relations and Global Strategic Structure”, “Globalization vs. Deglobalization: Implications for International Security”, “Latest Developments in Terrorism and Creative Approaches to Cooperation”, “Maritime Crisis Management and Regional Stability”.
  • Date 2016-10-11~2016-10-12
  • venue Xiangshan Yihe Hotel




  • Andrei KOKOSHIN Former Secretary, Security Council of the Russian Federation
  • CHANG Wanquan State Councilor, Minister of National Defense, China
  • Tea Banh Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense, Kingdom of Cambodia
  • FU Ying Chairperson, Foreign Affairs Committee, National People’s Congress, China
  • LIU Zhenmin Vice Foreign Minister of China
  • Abdul Khaliq SARWARY First Deputy of Minister of Defense, the Islam Republic of Afghanistan
  • Dan SMITH Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Sweden
  • Atul KHARE Under-Secretary-General, the United Nations
  • Karunasena HETTIARACHCHI Secretary of Defence of Sri Lanka