4th Turkey - Africa Defence Security and Aerospace Forum

  • “Security and Defence: Strategic Transformation”
Developments of the last decade (including the pandemic), that have had equivalent effects of a century have been a critical milestone for the change of production, consumption, growth and conventional power standards, including security and defense. Again, scenarios and preparations for national and international reinterpretation of the immune system and strategic transformation have become a top priority. In this context, “Security Institutions of the Future and Strategic Transformation“ for the work to be done and cooperation for each country has become a locomotive priority.

In the relations that have reached the“ strategic partnership " stage, it is important for Turkey to observe the activities of actors such as the USA and EU, especially China, in the continent with sensitivity and to develop its strategic policies with an open reflex to multilateral negotiations. The fourth of Turkey - Africa Defence Security and Aerospace Forum, where representatives from the defence, security, space sectors and institutions of Turkey and African countries will come together, will be held simultaneously with the Istanbul Security Conference which has been institutionalized as a global brand. The Forum; will continue to contribute strategically to mutual capacity building and strategic cooperation, respond to inventory and ecosystem needs by strengthening its institutionalization.

Main Theme
Security and Defense: Strategic Transformation

Sub-Themes | Cooperation Areas
New Dynamics in Africa
Military and Institutional Governance of the Future > Land | Sea | Air | Space
Future Homeland Security Governance and Coordination > Civil Adm. | Law Enforcement | Local Governments
Future Police and Institutional Governance
Future Smart Cities and Security Governance
Future Gendarmerie and Institutional Governance
Future Diplomacy and Institutional Governance > Public Diplomacy | Sectoral Diplomacy | Cultural Diplomacy
Future Socio-Economic Institutions > Sociological Capabilities and Focusing | Economic Security Governance

Despite a strong historical and cultural background, the relations between Türkiye and the Middle East, or more narrowly, Türkiye and the Gulf Countries, where strategic dialogue is still evolving, need to transform from a fragile axis into a cooperation axis that adapts to new balances, roles, and ...;

Concerns should be taken into account about how comprehensive international military strategies contribute to regional security crises on the continent of Africa. There are views suggesting that Africa's inability to properly strengthen its military capacity due to existing problems in both the indu...;

The world is going through a critical phase, where boundaries are being pushed excessively in almost every aspect. Various social and political structures such as family, society, and the state, including the individuals themselves, are facing a profound security crisis, both in terms of mind and bo...;

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In Istanbul, the rise of gated communities marks a pivotal transformation in urban living, evolving from exclusive domains for the affluent to diverse habitats catering to various socio-economic groups.;

We are very glad to be together at the 9th Istanbul Security Conference and its co-events, which we have continued without any disruption until today. We extend our gratitude to all our guests, both domestic and international.;

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