Ezulwini, Eswatini: On 23 September 2018, the Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the 2018 General Elections in the Kingdom of Eswatini, Honourable Highvie Hamududu Special Advisor to the Presidency for the Republic of Zambia, released…Read More Tweet!
The Republic of Zambia, the current SADC Chairperson of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation replaced The Republic of Angola as the new Head of SADC Preventive Mission in the Kingdom of Lesotho (SAPMIL) in a handing over ceremony held in…Read More Tweet!
Today, 21st September marks the commemoration of International Day of Peace, also known as Peace Day. The day was set aside by the United Nations’ General Assembly in 1981, to promote peace. The Peace Day provides a globally shared date for humanity to…Read More Tweet!
The Directorate of Infrastructure at the SADC Secretariat on 19th September 2018 hosted a Dialogue Session for the youth on issues of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) and Transport, as one of the initiatives to operationalise the 38th 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.