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.
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 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!
On 13 August 2016, the Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the 2016 General Elections in the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency, Oldemiro Júlio Marques Baloi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Mozambique…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, and the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Botswana and SADC H.E. Dr. Rolf Ulrich, signed a technical and financial cooperation agreement for €17.0 million between SADC…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.