Relevant, timely and accurate statistical information is essential for effective planning, policy formulation, protocol monitoring and decision-making
SADC has developed minimum policy standards, frameworks and guidelines to accelerate collective progress and responses to communicable diseases.
Developing regions need efficient water infrastructure to support livelihoods and overall economic development
The main objective of the REIS programme is to support economic growth and poverty alleviation in SADC
The Ambassador of Mexico in South Africa, H.E. Mr. Maurice Escanero, paid a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, on 26thApril 2016. The Executive Secretary welcomed Mr. Escanero to the SADC Secretariat, and...Read More Tweet!
27 April, 2016: The long-awaited SADC Secretariat Staff Association was established during a Staff Meeting held at the SADC Headquaters. Mr. Mojakisane Mathaha, Programme Officer – ICP Coordination, who was also part of the preparatory team and a member...Read More Tweet!
Lusaka, Zambia: On 20-21 April 2016, the SADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC) held a national seminar on the 2015 revised SADC Principles and Guidelines Governing Democratic Elections, in Lusaka, Republic of Zambia. The objective of the seminar was to...Read More Tweet!
The British High Commissioner to Botswana, H.E. Ms. Katy Ransome, paid a courtesy call to the SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, on 21st April 2016, and had discussions on how to foster and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual...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.