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    Asia's premier defence summit

    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016

    Over 600 delegates from 51 countries gathered on 3–5 June for the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. Now in its 15th year, the Dialogue is Asia's premier defence summit.

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    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016

    Asia's premier defence summit: highlights

    Take a look at our top highlights from three days of high-level discussions between defence ministers and policymakers from across the Asia-Pacific.

  • New for 2016

    Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment

    This dossier assesses a range of Asia-Pacific regional strategic, geopolitical, economic, military and security topics – from the South China Sea to developments in defence-industrial capabilities.

  • SLD Sponsors


    2016 Sponsors

    The following organisations have generously sponsored the 2016 Shangri-La Dialogue: Airbus, BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, The Asahi Shimbun, Mitsubushi Corporation and Singapore Technologies Engineering. We are most grateful for their support.

  1. Asia's premier defence summit

  2. IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016

  3. New for 2016

  4. SLD16

The 15th Asia Security Summit

Shangri-la Dialogue 2016

3-5 June 2016 Singapore


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The Southeast Asian Young Leaders' Programme

The 15th anniversary of the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue witnessed the launch of this groundbreaking new initiative.