Shangri-La Dialogue 2010 Fourth Plenary Session

  • Humanitarian and Disaster Relief in the Asia-Pacific: Dato’ Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

    Distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen. This is the second time I am attending the dialogue, but this is the first opportunity for me to speak.  It is indeed an honour and privilege for me to stand before such a distinguished audience. My sincere thanks to IISS for the invitation. The focus of this session is about HADR in Asia-Pacific. HADR is an area that is being given much significance in the...
  • Humanitarian and Disaster Relief in the Asia-Pacific: Jaime Ravinet de la Fuente

    Shangri-La Dialogue 2010 Fourth Plenary Session Jaime Ravinet de la Fuente, Minister of Defence, Chile
  • Humanitarian and Disaster Relief in the Asia-Pacific: Dr Wayne Mapp

    Dato’ Dr Hamidi, Minister de la Fuente, Ministers, Dr Chipman, Defence Chiefs, Ambassadors, ladies and gentlemen. This is my second opportunity to attend, and speak at, the Shangri-La Dialogue. This forum continues to provide us with an unparalleled opportunity to discuss regional security and emerging issues. The presence of so many distinguished figures from a wide range of nations underscores just how important it is. Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief are...
  • Humanitarian and Disaster Relief in the Asia-Pacific: Q&A

    Nader Mousavizadeh, Consulting Senior Fellow, IISS; Managing Director, Archipelago Partners I would like to address this question particularly to the ministers from New Zealand and Malaysia.  Over the last decade, we have seen the role of defence forces in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere steadily expand to include diplomatic, political and humanitarian work.  This has a great deal to do with the capabilities and resources that defence forces often have in amounts...
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