|Overview of the opening session of the Shangri-la Dialogue in 2022. (Photo: Organizer)
According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will deliver the keynote address on June 2 to open the 20th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue.
There will be seven plenary sessions with topics including: America's leadership role in the Indo-Pacific region; building a balanced and stable Asia-Pacific region; resolving regional tensions; maritime security in Asia; China's new security initiatives; new partnerships for Asia-Pacific security; and developing models of security cooperation.
In addition to ministerial roundtable meetings this year's Dialogue will also hold 6 special parallel discussions on security and defense issues in the Asia-Pacific region and the role of ASEAN in shaping the Asia-Pacific security architecture.