Cuito-Cuanavele, Angola: Thirty One (31) years ago, the small town of Cuito Cuanavale of approximately 95,000 inhabitants and 35,610 square kilometres, in the Province of Cuando Cubango, southern part of Angola, was the epicenter of one the fiercest…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) notes with great sadness the devastation caused by the recent tropical Cyclone Idai in the SADC region, in particular in the Republics of Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The economic cost and social impact…Read More Tweet!
STATEMENT ON THE PRESIDENTIAL AND REGIONAL ELECTIONS IN THE UNION OF THE COMOROS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF SADC, HIS EXCELLENCY DR. HAGE G. GEINGOB, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIARead More Tweet!
23rd March every year marks the World Meteorological Day (WMD), commemorating the coming into force on 23 March 1950, of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMD is celebrated worldwide to showcase the essential…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.