On 29th June 2020, Botswana Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security Honourable Dr. Edwin Gorataone Dikoloti signed SADC Protocol on Plant Variety Production (Plant Breeder’s Rights) and the Charter Establishing the SADC Seed Centre (SSC) in…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for East and Southern Africa (ESARO), Mr. Mohamed Malick Fall held a virtual…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) commends the people of the Republic of Malawi for turning out in large numbers to exercise their civic and democratic right during the re-run Presidential Election that was held on 23rd June, 2020, despite…Read More Tweet!
The following are the Key Outcomes of the 22nd Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the SADC Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation virtual meeting held on 26 June, 2020. The meeting was Chaired by Honourable Lt General (Rtd) Dr…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.