MSC 2016

John F. Kerry addressing the audience in Munich on Saturday morning (Photo: MSC / Kuhlmann).

From February 12 to 14, Munich again hosted some of the most important decision-makers in the realm of international security policy: Around 600 leaders gathered for the 52nd Munich Security Conference (MSC), chaired by Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, to debate current crises and future challenges to international security.


In the right hand column "MSC 2016", you can find our agenda, more info on topics and participants, as well as selected speeches and key quotes. Videos of the debates and photos from the conference can be found in our media library. Take a look at selected media reports and analyses of the 52nd MSC, and the 2016 Munich Security Report, an annual digest on critical questions and important trends in the field of international security policy.



Highlights from the 52nd Munich Security Conference: