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.
The former President of The United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency, Dr. Jakaya Merisho 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!
Senior Officials met today in the Kingdom of Swaziland to prepare issues and documents for the meeting of Council of Ministers scheduled for 26-27, August 2016 ahead of the 36th Ordinary Summit of SADC of Heads of State and Government. The meeting was…Read More Tweet!
The Pre-Summit briefing of the accredited Diplomats in Swaziland was held on August 20, 2016 at the Royal Swazi Spa Hotel, Ezulwini, Swaziland. The aim of the gathering was to share information on the state of preparedness for the Summit and preceding…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.