21 July 2024 01:13 PM

Egypt’s Participation in the 60th Edition of the Munich Security Conference

Friday، 16 February 2024 - 11:18 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry participates in the 60th edition of the Munich Security Conference, held from 16 -18 February, at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, with the contribution of numerous heads of state, government leaders, ministers, and senior officials from many countries are participating in this year's conference.

In addition, several leaders of international organizations and think tanks are participating in this year's edition to discuss the most significant security and strategic challenges worldwide.

According to the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Shoukry will be a key speaker in a session on peace and stability in the Middle East.

Furthermore, he will hold several meetings on the sidelines of the conference with other foreign ministers and senior officials to discuss ways to enhance cooperation and consultation on issues of mutual interest, the foreign ministry said.

Shoukry will also hold media briefings on the sidelines of the conference to present Egypt's stance on the most significant challenges facing the Middle East region, especially the conflict in Gaza.

About Munich Security Conference (MSC)

The Munich Security Conference is an annual conference on international security policy that has been held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany since 1963. Formerly named the Munich Conference on Security Policy, the motto is: Peace through Dialogue. It is the world's largest gathering of its kind.

The Munich Security Conference is the world's leading forum for debating international security policy. It is a venue for diplomatic initiatives to address the world's most pressing security concerns.

It provides a venue for official and non-official diplomatic initiatives and ideas to address the world’s most pressing security concerns. The MSC also offers protected space for informal meetings between officials and thus – as its original motto has it – build peace through dialogue.

Topics on the Agenda of the 2024 Munich Security Conference (MSC)

The 2024 Munich Security Conference (MSC) serves as a forum covering a broad spectrum of security-related topics, encompassing transatlantic and European issues, as well as global security challenges, including the future of global governance and multilateralism, democratic resilience, climate security, nuclear security, migration, and the future of AI. 

In this respect, the MSC addresses important topics, such as the wars in Ukraine and Gaza, as well as Europe’s role in security and defence, new visions for the global order, the security implications of climate change and many other questions.

All activities of the MSC. are guided by five program areas: Defense, Global Order, Human Security, Sustainability, and Technology. 

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