The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum was held at Beijing International Convention Center from 24 to 26 October, 2018. The China Association for Military Science (CAMS) and China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS) will co-host this year’s Forum, of which the theme is “Building a New Type of Security Partnership of Equality, Mutual Trust and Win-Win Cooperation”.Topics of discussion include “New Ideas for and New Approaches to International Security Governance”, “Terrorism Threats and Countermeasures”, “Reality and Vision of Maritime Security Cooperation”, and “Challenges to and Cooperation of U.N. Peacekeeping”. Invitation is extended to the defense and military leaders, think tank heads, and renowned experts and scholars of countries concerned as well as representatives from international organizations.
  • Date 2018-10-24~2018-10-26
  • venue Beijing International Convention Center





  • Li Zhanshu Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China
  • Wei Fenghe State Councilor and Minister of National Defense the People’s Republic of China
  • Zhang Hanhui Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, China
  • Ng Eng Hen Minister for Defense, Singapore
  • Ngo Xuan Lich Minister of National Defense, Vietnam
  • Aleksandar Vulin Minister of Defense, the Republic of Serbia
  • Kim Hyong Ryong, Vice Minister of People's Armed Forces, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Alexander Fomin Deputy Minister of Defense, Russia
  • Mohamad Sabu Minister of Defense, Malaysia
  • Mansur Mohammad Dan-Ali Minister of Defense, Nigeria


Seminar for Young Officers and Scholars
Briefing on China’s Military Reform
Briefing on China’s Military Reform
Welcome Dinner
Welcome Dinner
Opening Ceremony
Plenary Session
Plenary Session