The Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held its 22nd meeting virtually on 26 June, 2020 with a call for new thinking in the face of emerging threats to…Read More Tweet!
The 22nd virtual meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation will be held on 26 June, 2020 to consider issues of regional peace, stability and security.Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) extra-ordinary Council of Ministers Meeting held virtually on 23rd June 2020 has approved the Revised Regional Guidelines on Harmonization and Facilitation of Cross Border Transport Operations across the…Read More Tweet!
The 7th Bulletin of the SADC Regional COVID-19 provides highlights of global and regional developments. The world is currently waiting for a vaccine; this report provides highlights from the recently concluded Global Vaccine Summit which provided…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.