20th May 2018 is World Metrology Day. The SADC joins the International Community in commemorating this day under the theme, Constant evolution of the International System of Units. This theme is in anticipation of the change that will happen to the…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) expresses its concern at the killings of more that 50 Palestinian people during the protests of 14th May 2018 against the decision by the United States of America (USA), to relocate its embassy from…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Oversight Committee for the Kingdom of Lesotho facilitated a meeting between representatives of the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho and the exiled Leadership of the Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) on Wednesday 2nd May, 2018. The meeting…Read More Tweet!
Established in 2006, the SADC River Basin Organizations (RBOs) series of workshops is organised every two years with the aim of using RBOs as a vehicle for strengthening regional integration and cooperation. The 8th SADC RBO workshop will be held from 8 to…Read More Tweet!
The Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan of SADC is a comprehensive 15–year strategic roadmap, which provides the strategic direction for achieving SADC’s long term social and economic goals. It also provides the SADC Secretariat and other SADC institutions with clear guidelines on SADC’s approved social and economic priorities and policies and therefore, enhancing their effectiveness in discharging their facilitating and coordinating role. It was approved by SADC Summit in 2003 and its effective implementation began in 2005.
The Revised Edition of the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ (SIPO II) provides a review of the first edition of the Plan. Based on the objectives and common agenda of SADC, the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ, first signed in 2004, provided general guidelines that spelt out specific implementation activities, in accordance with the objectives of the Protocol on Defense, Politics and Security Cooperation, and the strategies for their realisation, covering the Public Security, Political, Defence, and State security sectors.