Israel Trade and Economic Mission to Ghana successfully organized a groundbreaking Homeland Security Delegation to Ghana. The delegation, consisting of eight Israeli companies – RT – Advanced Aerostat Systems, Steadicopter, Magal Solutions, SeeTrue AI, Ateros Systems, Realeye and MER Group with a primary objective to establish connections with Ghana’s essential security agencies and showcase innovative technologies capable of strengthening the nation’s security infrastructure.
The delegation’s activities began with a roundtable discussion focused on effective business practices within Ghana. This session, led by the Israel Trade and Economic Mission to Ghana and a seasoned Israeli professional well-versed in Ghana’s context, set the stage for subsequent engagements.
The delegation’s next meeting was with the senior leadership of the Ghana Armed Forces. This pivotal discussion, hosted at the headquarters, was led by the Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Operations, along with other Generals.
The delegation participated in a pivotal roundtable dialogue at the GHANA POLICE Headquarters initiated by Mrs. Adelaide Anno-Kumi, Chief Director of the Ministry of The Interior, this gathering brought together distinguished figures from the GHANA POLICE Service, Ghana National Fire service, and Ghana Immigration Service. Key attendees included Inspector General of Police Dr. George Akuffo Dampare and members of the Police Management Board, CFO Julius A. Kuunuor of The Ghana National Fire service, and Mr. Laud Akwasi Affrifah, Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Operations at The Ghana Immigration Service.
A distinguished cocktail reception held at the ambassador’s residence offered an exclusive platform for the delegation to engage with prominent figures, including Hon. Albert Kan-Dapaah, the Minister of National Security.
The next day commenced with an HLS Business Seminar, a collaborative initiative involving The Ghana Israel Business Chamber and the Association of Private Security Organizations of Ghana. This seminar fostered productive meetings between private sector stakeholders within the HLS domain and the visiting Israeli delegation.
The delegation’s activities culminated in a roundtable conversation with the GHANA MARITIME AUTHORITY. Hosted by Yaw Akosa Antwi, Dep. Director-General of Finance & Administration, and attended by other high-ranking agency representatives, this discussion underscored the substantial potential within the maritime security sector.
Sincere appreciation is extended to the Israel Export Institute מכון היצוא Institute for their partnership in this endeavor and recognition goes to Kirk Amoah, the HLS sector lead, for designing an exceptionally productive itinerary for the delegation.