IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017 Second Plenary Session

  • Upholding the Rules-Based Regional Order: Tomomi Inada

    Tomomi Inada, Minister of Defense, Japan As Delivered Dr Chipman, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I am truly honoured to attend this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue. I would like to express my deep gratitude to the IISS and the government of Singapore for hosting this event, which has become an important fixture in the international security arena. Singapore of course is strategically located, connecting the Indian and Pacific oceans. I can think of...
  • Upholding the Rules-Based Regional Order: Marise Payne

    Marise Payne, Minister of Defence, Australia As Delivered Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. May I acknowledge and thank our hosts here in Singapore, Prime Minister Lee and my good friend Eng Hen, for your hospitality and the very warm welcome that you have extended to us all on the occasion of this Shangri-La Dialogue. To your excellencies, my ministerial and parliamentary colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, it’s a great pleasure to have the opportunity...
  • Upholding the Rules-Based Regional Order: Sylvie Goulard

    Sylvie Goulard, Minister for Armed Forces, France As Delivered It’s an honour and a pleasure, and now a tradition for France to be present at this meeting. Personally, this is my first speech before you, but I am particularly pleased to be the voice of France here, and perhaps also the voice of the Europeans who are not present in this chamber, before the regional partners represented here. As you know...
  • Upholding the Rules-Based Regional Order: Q&A

    As Delivered Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS We will now open up the floor to short, crisp questions. I have six already on my list, and I think what I will do is I will take about six or seven and then come back to the panel. So the first on my list was from Canada, Paul Evans. Professor Paul Evans, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia Thank you...
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IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017

The 16th Asia Security Summit took place in Singapore from 2–4 June 2017.


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