Expert conference

Germany-Malaysia Security Dialogue

Dialogplattform zu bilateralen und regionalen Sicherheitsthemen

This is the 3rd Germany-Malaysia Security Dialogue in cooperation with the Institute of Strategic & International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia which deals with current regional and global security issues.

Details

The aim of this conference is to bring together German and Malaysian security experts from the military, government, parliament and science to discuss current security challenges, share information and experiences and to discuss opportunities for cooperation.

Session 1

Towards an ASEAN Community – consolidation, coordination and centrality

Roleplayers:

Tan Sri Ajit Singh, Former Secretary-General of ASEAN

Former Malaysian Ambassador to Germany

Advisor, IJM Corporation Berhad, Malaysia

Dato’ Shahrul Ikram Yaakob, Director-General, ASEAN National Secretariat

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia

Dr. Knut Kirste, Political Officer

Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, NATO

Brussels

Brig.-Gen. Rainer Meyer zum Felde, Defence Advisor

Permanent Delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany to NATO

Brussels

Session 2

Militant extremism, the state and national security: the case of Afghanistan

Roleplayers:

Nils Wörmer, Representative to Afghanistan

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Lt-Gen. (Rtd) Dato’ Seri Zaini Mohamad Said

Former Army Field Commander, Malaysia

Dr Ralf Brauksiepe, MdB, Parliamentary Secretary of State

Federal Ministry of Defence, and Member of Parliament

Germany

Session 3

South China Sea – current issues and recent developments in maritime security

Roleplayers:

Lt-Gen. Dato’ Pahlawan Dr William R. Stevenson

Chief Executive, Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS)

Dr Peter Roell, President

Institute for Strategic, Political, Security and Economic Consultancy

Germany

Professor B.A. Hamzah, Department of Strategic Studies

National Defence University, Malaysia

Session 4

Freedom vs security in cyberspace – striking a better balance between rights & responsibilities

Roleplayers:

Bunn Nagara, Senior Fellow

Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)

Malaysia

Gen. (Rtd) Tan Sri Azumi Mohamed, Former Chief of Army

Chairman, Cyber Security Malaysia

Prof. Marco Gercke, Director

Cybercrime Research Institute, Germany

Session 5

The third party in conflict resolution: As facilitator, mediator or arbitrator

Roleplayers:

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohamed Jawhar Hassan, Chairman

ISIS Malaysia

Ambassador (Rtd) Dr Claas Knoop, Lecturer

Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Tengku Datuk Abdul Ghafar Tengku Mohamed

Facilitator, Southern Philippine Peace Process

Malaysia

Session 6

Challenges and opportunities in search-and-rescue operations, post-MH370

Roleplayers:

Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa, Chief Executive

ISIS Malaysia

Vice-Admiral Datuk Seri Panglima Ahmad Kamarulzaman

Deputy Chief of Navy, Royal Malaysian Navy

Former Malaysian Armed Forces Chief of Staff & Joint Force Commander

Malaysia

Col. (Rtd) Ralph D. Thiele, Chairman

Political-Military Society (Berlin)

CEO StratByrd, Germany

Session 7

Ukraine and Iraq: From national interests to regional geopolitics

Roleplayers:

Lt.-Gen. (Rtd.) Dr. Klaus Olshausen

Former Military Representative in the Military Committees of NATO & EU

Former Chairman of Clausewitz-Gesellschaft

Germany

Emeritus Professor Datuk Shad Saleem Faruqi

Senior Professor and Legal Advisor

Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

Colonel (Rtd.) Wolfgang Richter

International Security Senior Associate

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

Germany

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Venue

Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Jan Senkyr

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Director Indonesia & Timor-Leste / Acting head of the KAS office in Malaysia

jan.senkyr@kas.de +62 21 7590-9411 / -9414