SADC is appealing for US$2.4 billion (funding gap) to support humanitarian needs of a population affected by the 2015/16 El Niño induced drought
The AU Commission has launched Phase 2 of the AU Research Grants programme with an open call for proposals for Research and Innovation in Africa
As the SADC Region industrialises, energy production and distribution will only increase in importance.
His Excellency, The Right Honourable Dr. Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Swaziland officially opened the SADC Council of Ministers in Lozitha, Swaziland on 26th August 2016. The Council of Ministers is convened to prepare for…Read More Tweet!
The first ever SADC Industrialization week is taking place on the margins of the 36th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit in Mbabane, Swaziland from 23rd to 26th August 2016. The event is held under the theme “Resource Mobilization for Investment in…Read More Tweet!
The former President of The United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency, Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, was the guest speaker at the SADC Public Lecture on Upscaling Regional Economic Integration and Development held at the University of Swaziland (UNISWA) in…Read More Tweet!
Four SADC Secretariat Directorates briefed the media at Royal Swazi Hotel in Ezulweni, Swaziland on the implementation of the SADC agenda in their respective areas at as part of the publicity programme for ahead of the 36th Ordinary Summit of SADC of Heads…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.