Minsk Dialogue was launched as an expert initiative in early 2015.
Its mission is to offer an open and geopolitically unbiased platform for research and discussion on international affairs and security in Eastern Europe.
The slogan of this year's event - European Security: Stepping Back from the Brink.
The Minsk Dialogue Forum is running through 7-8 October 2019.
Venue – Minsk Marriott Hotel (20 Pobeditelei Avenue, Minsk).
Major topics for discussion:
Strategic stability and arms control
Eastern Partnership at 10
China as a strategic actor in Eastern Europe and BRI's connectivity potential
Can Belarus become a success story of East European security?
Donbas and Transnistria after the elections in Ukraine and Moldova
Where is the Eurasian Economic Union heading?
- over 500 experts and officials
- diplomats from more than 60 countries
- 80 speakers
- representatives of the OSCE, CSTO and NATO
The plenary session Propaganda and Counterpropaganda: Can we Agree on a Basic Code of Conduct for Journalists? will take place for the first time?