IISS Manama Dialogue 2020

The Kingdom of Bahrain will be hosting the 16th edition of the IISS Manama Dialogue on 4-6 December 2020.

The Middle East’s premier security summit, a platform for prime ministers, defense ministers, foreign ministers, national security advisors, and military and intelligence chiefs to engage in a three days’ debate with the objective of addressing the Middle East’s most pertinent security and foreign policy challenges.

Manama Dialogue 2020 Agenda

This bespoke occasion is an opportunity for participating states either to convene privately bilaterally or multilaterally to advance policy initiatives.

Since its inception, the dialogue encourages cross border discussions on topics that are most relevant to both regional and global security challenges.

Latest discussion of the Summit brought together, senior ministers, military and intelligence chiefs, top diplomats, opinion-formers, analysts and leading journalists with the objective of discussing important policy issues concerning the region's most pressing governance challenges.

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  • Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani



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