The Berlin Security Conference is one of the largest European security and defence policy events. 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 19th Berlin Security Conference will take place at the andel’s Hotel & Convention Center Berlin on 18 and 19 May 2021.
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.