The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) wishes to inform all stakeholders and general public that, in line with the measures put in place by the Government of Botswana, following the declaration of the state of emergency, Secretariat staff will be operating from home during the entire lockdown period. While Secretariat staff working virtually from their homes can be reached via email, the Secretariat can be reached through the following contacts;
Ms. Barbara Lopi - Cell: +267 72112560 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Thato Kherehloa - Cell: +267 77446418 - Email: email@example.com
The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held their emergency virtual meeting on 6th April, 2020 where, among others, the Ministers adopted the regional Guidelines for the harmonisation and facilitation of movement of…Read More Tweet!
The date, 1st April 2020, marked exactly 40 years since the establishment of the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), the precursor to our regional community, the Southern African Development Community (SADC). SADCC—the…Read More Tweet!
Every year, on 23rd March, the Southern African Development Community commemorates the Southern Africa Liberation Day. The 38th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government held in Windhoek, Republic of Namibia in August 2018 endorsed 23rd March, as the…Read More Tweet!
The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 18th March, 2020 held a meeting via video conference to deliberate on the implementation of SADC regional integration programmesRead 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.