The reference for Security and Defence on the continent

Protecting Africa’s development

June 6-8, 2023 – Abidjan Police Academy


A continent immensely rich in natural resources, Africa must counter the major threats that hinder its continued development.

The security of African populations and their activities is the prerequisite for any form of economic expansion.

Africa’s security is a global issue. ShieldAfrica aims to be a platform for meetings between African state and private officials and all those who work for the development of the continent, public and private users and manufacturers from around the world who offer reliable and proven solutions.

The ShieldAfrica international security and defence exhibition gives African leaders the unique opportunity on the continent to meet and discover a robust global offer.

A comprehensive 3-day tri-domain product and service offer for:

Feedback on ShieldAfrica 2021 – New security challenges in African metropolises

  • 95 exhibitors from 21 countries
  • 2 800 participants
  • 92 official delegations – 31 African countries
  • 63 journalists from five continents
  • 4 e-conferences, then 3 days of physical exhibition in Abidjan. Access the replays of the e-conferences free of charge, on simple registration:

See you in 2023 for the 7th edition of ShieldAfrica.

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