About Us Non- Governmental Forum (NGF)

In order to expand dialogue on security at non-official level, n Non-Governmental Forum (NGF) was established during the Chinese Chairmanship of CICA.

NGF is a high level forum with participation of former senior political leaders, representatives of think-tanks, media and international organisations from the CICA region and beyond NGF is jointly organised by National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and city of Beijing. First conference of NGF was held in Beijing on 25-26 May 2015 with the theme: Asia in the next decade – security and development. There was an opening session, two plenary sessions and six round-tables on wide range of issues. Second conference of NGF was held in Beijing on 28-29 June 2017 with the theme: 25 years of CICA – For Asian Security and Development. It had an opening session, a plenary session and eight roundtables on wide range of issues.

On 19th December 2019, China held third conference of Non-Governmental Forum in Chongqing City, with theme: A Vision for CICA: Building an Asian Community of Shared Destiny.