Security – Defence


January 25 to 28 2021
Ecole de police d’Abidjan – Côte d’Ivoire

2021 THEME: New security issues In African cities

145 Exhibitors

3 651 Professional visitors

74 Official delegations

ShieldAfrica 2019 key figures

ShieldAfrica 2021 THEME

New security issues
In 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


Plenary Conference and Round Tables: Monday 25 January 2021 (by invitation)

  • 1 pleanry conférence  350 participants* (2019 figures)
  • 3 round tables : Land – Naval – Air
  • 2 thematic conférences

Security and Defence Exhibition: from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 January 2021


  • 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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