The 10thBeijing Xiangshan Forum will be held from October 29th to 31st in Beijing. Initiated in 2006, the Beijing Xiangshan Forum adheres to the ideas of “Equality, Openness, Inclusiveness, Mutual Learning”, and has developed into one of the important security dialogues in the world. Under the theme of “Common Security, Lasting Peace”, the forum will focus on the priorities of cooperation in the Global Security Initiative and provide equal opportunities for all parties to voice their opinions, discussing about security challenges, pursuing security solutions, and advancing security cooperation. The forum has four plenary sessions, namely “Responsibilities of Major Countries and Global Security Cooperation”, “Role of Developing Countries in Global Security”, “Asia-Pacific Security Architecture: Present and Future”, and “Regional Security and Development: Path and Goal”, and eight simultaneous special sessions. A Young Officers and Scholars Seminar and other activities will also be held.
At present, the preparation for the forum is well underway. Official delegates of more than 40 countries and international organizations and renowned experts and scholars at home and abroad have already confirmed their attendance. We welcome both domestic and foreign journalists to cover this event.