On the 25th July 2014, the President of Malawi signed a commitment to end child marriage in line with the African Union campaign.
The Private Sector is pivotal in wealth creation, employment generation and poverty alleviation.
SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax held an introductory and consultative meeting with Gaborone based media houses.
The Chairperson of the Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO), Lt-General Sebastian Haitota Ndeitunga today held consultations with the SADC Executive Secretary H.E. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax.Read More
SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on Monday held consultations with Honourable Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Namibia and Chairperson of the Ministerial Committee of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation on the political situation in the region, including Namibia’s ending tenure as Chair of the Organ.Read More
SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on Monday briefed H.E. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia and Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation on the political situation in the region.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.