Security Forum advances a unique and modern vision of security by promoting
greater strategic cooperation among democracies.
Halifax brings together individuals who are on the ground facing
consequential local threats, writers who challenge and influence the world’s
thinking on security, and decision-makers who make the tough choices.
Setting the security agenda each November for the coming calendar
year, the Forum convenes relevant and key leaders in an unscripted, intimate
atmosphere over three days in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The community that meets
at Halifax represents more than 60 countries, yet is limited to 300
As the only gathering of democratic leaders committed to global
security and prosperity, Halifax International Security Forum is widely
recognized by the international community as an essential annual meeting
Halifax International Security Forum is an independent, non-profit,
non-partisan organization based in Washington, DC.