BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- More than 500 representatives from 67 countries and seven organizations will attend the eighth Beijing Xiangshan Forum, the organizers said Monday.
This year's forum is scheduled from Oct. 24 to 26, and themed: "Building a new type of security partnership of equality, mutual trust and win-win cooperation."
Officials and scholars will focus on issues including global security governance, terrorist threats and countermeasures, maritime security cooperation and UN peacekeeping.
Forum discussions will include Northeast Asia security, Middle East issues and artificial intelligence.
Seminars for young officers and scholars will also be held.
Formerly known as the Xiangshan Forum, the event was first launched in 2006 and aims to promote exchanges and cooperation among defense authorities, armed forces, international organizations and scholars.