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Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024

Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz

Das Logo der Sicherheitskonferenz ist in der Nähe des Hotels Bayerischer Hof zu sehen. Die 60. Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (MSC) findet vom 16. bis zum 18. Februar 2024 im Hotel Bayerischer Hof in München statt., © picture alliance/dpa | Sven Hoppe

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The Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024 took place from February 16th to 18th in Munich. This year's conference, marking its 60th anniversary, continued to serve as a crucial platform for strategic discussions on global security challenges.

Founded in 1963 by Ewald von Kleist, the MSC has spent six decades bringing together leading decision-makers and experts from around the world to address pressing international security concerns.

In conjunction with the conference, the Munich Security Report 2024 has been released, providing a sobering analysis of the current global landscape, highlighting the shift away from global cooperation towards a more fragmented, competitive geopolitical environment. It underscores the dangers of prioritizing relative gains over absolute benefits, which threatens to propel the world into a cycle of lose-lose outcomes, undermining decades of progress in areas like multilateral cooperation, democracy, and poverty reduction. The report calls for a delicate balance between preparing for a competitive geopolitical climate and revitalizing positive-sum cooperation to address critical global challenges and ensure inclusive growth.

👉 Explore the full report for an in-depth understanding of these dynamics and their implications for global security



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