The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) will for the first time host the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEC) on Countering Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime.
The two-day conference, to be held on October 11-12, 2022, is reportedly supported by Great Minds Events and the Gulf of Guinea Maritime Institute.
In a press release signed by Captain MA Larbi, Director of Public Relations and copied by the Ghana News Agency, he said the event would be titled “Strengthening International Collaboration to Combat Terrorism and transnational organized crimes”.
“The conference is expected to bring together delegates from the senior ranks of the armed forces, government, law enforcement academic agencies, military solutions providers and other defense industry stakeholders from Africa and beyond,” he said.
He added that various international security experts would also be present as speakers and panelists.
The main objective of the IDEC, he said, was to deliberate on the growing threat of terrorism and other transnational crimes which pose significant security challenges in the region and on strategies to respond comprehensive approach to emerging security issues.