Trade in goods and services constitute a major area of cooperation in support of economic development and poverty eradication in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Get to know what the SADC Protocol on Trade in Services entails for the…Read More Tweet!
Between 2018 and 2019, the SADC Electoral Observation Missions (SEOMs) were deployed to ten SADC Member States which held their national elections, namely: Kingdom of Eswatini and the Republics of Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi,…Read More Tweet!
The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Botswana and Special Representative to SADC, His Excellency Victor I Sibilev on 6th December, 2019 paid a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax where the two…Read More Tweet!
The Executive Secretary of SADC, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency, Mr. Omar Berroteran Paredes on 6th December…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.