23rd March every year marks the World Meteorological Day (WMD), commemorating the coming into force on 23 March 1950, of the Convention establishing the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMD is celebrated worldwide to showcase the essential…Read More Tweet!
Today, 22 March 2019, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) joins the international community in commemorating the World Water Day under the theme: Leaving no one behind.Read More Tweet!
The Charge d’ Affaires of the Embassy of Zimbabwe to Botswana, Ms. Margaret Ruparanganda paid a courtesy call on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on 19th March 2019, in…Read More Tweet!
19th March 2019, Gaborone, Botswana – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will convene a Solidarity Conference with the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) on 25 – 26 March 2019 which will be hosted by the Republic of South Africa, in…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.