5th Türkiye - Africa Defence Security and Aerospace Forum

  • “The Future Security Ecosystem and Partnership for Strategic Transformation”
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 fifth 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.

Sub-Themes | Cooperation Areas
Third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit and New Dynamics
New Global Regional Dynamics and Africa
Rethinking Priorities and their Management
New Pandemics; Cyber Security, Food Scarcity, Production-Consumption Security
Co-Existence in the Future Security and Defence Ecosystem
Defence Industry | Land | Sea | Air | Space | Police | Gendarme | Intelligence | Strategic Sectors

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