In line with the mandate of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, NIC's vision is to market Namibia as the preferred investment destination in the region by attracting and retaining both foreign and local investment.
Realising cooperative management of scarce water resources, through the principles of Integrated Water Resources Management.
Children are the future of the Southern African region. Read more about SADC initiatives in Education and Skills Development.
SIB is committed to offering first class services to promote, attract and retain investment; to work in close collaboration with key stakeholders to stimulate, identify and facilitate investment.
The Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) Troika was held in Windhoek, Namibia, on 10 April 2014. The meeting reviewed the political and security in the region, in particular in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Republic of Madagascar.Read More
SADC Secretariat, in collaboration with the Southern Africa Trust and the National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) convened a SADC Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) Strategy Stakeholders Forum, hosted by the Government of the Republic of Malawi, in Lilongwe from 9-10 April, 2014.Read More
SADC Secretariat, in collaboration with the Southern Africa Trust and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), convened a SADC Youth Forum, hosted by the Government of the Republic of Malawi, in Lilongwe from 7-8th April, 2014. The purpose of the Forum was to provide a platform for youth in SADC to consult among themselves and come up with recommendations on key youth issues and priorities that will inform the agenda of SADC Ministers responsible for youth at their next meeting scheduled for June 2014 in Malawi.Read More
SADC Executive Secretary H.E Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax has visited the SADC Regional Peacekeeping Training Centre (RPTC), in Harare, Zimbabwe. The RPTC provides training for peace support missions in the SADC region. It forms part of the core objectives of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation.Read More
The SADC Treaty is the founding document for the establishment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). In pursuance of the principles of Towards a Southern African Development Community, a declaration was made by the Heads of State or Government of Southern Africa, at Windhoek, Namibia, in August 1992 affirming their commitment to establish a Development Community in the region.
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.