SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the General Elections in the Republic of Botswana on 24 October 2014
Wildlife brings benefits to private sector tourism businesses and local people alike.
As the SADC Region industrialises, energy production and distribution will only increase in importance.
SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax held an introductory and consultative meeting with Gaborone based media houses.
On October 15, 2014, the new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Botswana, Mr. Rolf Ulrich paid a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax to handover the letter of accreditation as well as a new German commitment to continue the support to peace, security and Good Governance in the SADC Region.Read More
Professor Arnold Temu, the Project Manager of the Hashim Mbita Research Project and Mr. Walter Bgoya, the Publisher of the Hashim Mbita Research Documents yesterday paid a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax at the SADC Secretariat in Gaborone.Read More
On October 8, 2014, the new Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Botswana, Mr. Victor I. Sibilev paid a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax to introduce himself. Mr Sibilev took this opportunity to reaffirm Russia's commitment to strengthen cooperation and partnership with SADC. Ambassador Sibilev got accredited to Botswana on 29th September. He has been in the foreign service since 1980 and Holds the diplomatic rank of Minister Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the second class.Read More
Mr. Ignacio Leon-Garcia, Head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA), paid a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax on October 8, 2014.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.