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
Relevant, timely and accurate statistical information is essential for effective planning, policy formulation, protocol monitoring and decision-making
SADC has developed minimum policy standards, frameworks and guidelines to accelerate collective progress and responses to communicable diseases.
Developing regions need efficient water infrastructure to support livelihoods and overall economic development
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A devastating El Niño-induced drought has affected an estimated 40 million people across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, and out of this figure, more than 23 million are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. In light of this…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat in conjunction with the Government of the Republic of Botswana hosted a Ministerial Workshop on Illegal Trade in Wildlife in Gaborone, Botswana on the 8th July 2016. The workshop was convened by…Read More Tweet!
The workshop aims at exchanging ideas on how to tackle the escalating problem of illegal harvesting and trade in wildlife in the SADC region and agree on practical solutions towards addressing this challenge. Delivering his keynote address, His…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.