The congress and exhibition, held every autumn since 2001 in Berlin, draw about 1 200 participants from European and non-European countries, the European institutions, and NATO. The 18th Berlin Security Conference will take place at the Vienna House Andel’s Berlin on 26 and 27 November 2019.
The Berlin Security Conference is organised by the Behörden Spiegel, Germany’s leading independent civil service newspaper. The event is free of any government influence. It is not supported by public budgets and is therefore at liberty to take a neutral and objective stance. The many participants appreciate this independence.