Security – Defence


7 to 10 June, 2021

Ecole de police d’Abidjan – Côte d’Ivoire

2021 THEME: New security issues In African cities

ShieldAfrica 2021 THEME

“New security issues in African cities”

ShieldAfrica will allow security & defence decision-makers of the African continent (both public and private sector) to compare their expertise and to discover with exhibitors the solutions adapted to the new challenges resulting from the growth of African cities.

    • Establishing African cities as trustworthy territories
    • Protecting states, national identities, economic actors and trade security
    • Preserving human wealth, natural resources and the environment
    • Combating terrorism, piracy, fraud, crime and illicit trafficking
    • Support for private firms and public institutions

MONDAY JUNE 7 The exhibition is preceded on Monday, June 7 by an international conference and round tables, supported by the Minister of Defence of Côte d’Ivoire (by invitation).

TUESDAY JUNE 8 to THURSDAY JUNE 10 Security and Defence Exhibition Supported by the Ivorian Minister of Security and Civil Protection, ShieldAfrica 2021 exhibition will be held in Abidjan. Agenda: inauguration June 8 morning, exhibitors’ conferences, live demonstrations, etc,…


  • Discover international Security and Defence offers
  • Meet manufacturers from all over the world
  • Network with authorities, buyers and users from all over Africa
  • Participate in Exhibitor Conferences held at the exhibition
  • Attend live demonstrations of African armed and security forces
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ShieldAfrica 2021 trailer

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