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
The Mediation Support Unit (MSU) of the Directorate of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, has convened Members States’ participants to a five day Regional Mediation Pilot training workshop in Maputo, Mozambique. The objective of the…Read More Tweet!
The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho with the assistance of the SADC Secretariat and the African Union Commission convened a technical workshop to discuss Security Sector Reform (SSR) in Lesotho on 26 July 2016.Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community declared a Regional Disaster and launched an Appeal amounting to US$2.4 billion to support the humanitarian needs and disaster response recovery of millions of people affected by the El- Niño-induced drought in…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, with support from its cooperating partner, hosted a validation workshop for SADC Member States in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 26th July 2016.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.