The SADC Secretariat through the Directorate of the Organ held consultations on 16 April 2018 with the Republic of Zambia being the in-coming Chair of the Organ, from August 2018 to August 2019. The Zambian delegation was led by Ms. Isabel Limbe, the…Read More Tweet!
Kinshasa, DRC: On 16th April 2018, the Government of the Democratic of Congo (DRC) handed over office space to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to be used as the SADC Liaison Office in the DRC. The Office was officially opened by the…Read More Tweet!
The Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Her Excellency Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax on 11th April, 2018 met the World Bank Coordinating Director for Regional Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa, Mr. Paul Noumba Um…Read More Tweet!
SADC and Africa50 Infrastructure Fund Discusses Innovative Ways of Financing InfrastructureRead 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.