Official Delegations

Official Delegations invited at ShieldAfrica 2019

ShieldAfrica welcomes Official Delegations headed by ministers, vice-ministers, secretaries of state, chiefs of staff, national armament directors ; general directors of national police, border police, gendarmerie, nomadic guard, civil protection, customs… Exhibition also welcome Official Delegations headed by top level managers, managers of sensitive infrastructures and sites, security managers of large cities and megalopolises…
Heads of delegations are often assisted by national technical experts, ensuring a comprehensive assessment of the exhibition.
ODs attendance allows exhibitors to establish or confirm contacts in order to increase business opportunities and identify the needs of Defence forces and Security forces from different countries.

ShieldAfrica 2017 visitors from the review

A growing number of high-level visitors from all over the continent

Origin of the 50 Official Delegations
• North Africa: 6
• East Africa: 3
• West Africa: 26
• Southern Africa: 8
• Central Africa: 7

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2017 OFFICIAL DELEGATIONS IN DETAIL: representation by function and nation


Ministers of Interior South Africa, Togo, Union of the Comoros
Minister of Interior advisors and representatives Guinea Conakry, Mali
Minister of Defence advisors and representatives Angola, Guinea Conakry, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda
Personal chiefs of staff and advisors to the Head of State Côte d’Ivoire, Togo
Chiefs or deputy chiefs of Defence staff Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzanie, Togo
Chiefs of Army Staff  Cameroon
Chiefs or deputy chiefs of Naval Staff Cameroon, Djibouti, Liberia
Chiefs of Air Staff Côte d’Ivoire
Chiefs or deputy chiefs of Staff, Special Forces Egypt
Chiefs or deputy chiefs of the Gendarmerie Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Senegal, Togo
Chiefs or deputy chiefs of Police Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic
Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria
Chiefs or deputy chiefs of Emergency Services and
Fire Fighters
Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Nigeria (NEMA),
Nigeria (NSDC), Senegal, Togo
Advisors to National Armament Directors South Africa
Directors of Security and Cyber-security companies Algeria, Congo