This year’s commemoration was different from previous years. After the traditional morning walk from the Secretariat headquarters to the Gaborone Golf Club, a breakfast discussion was convened, focusing on Sustainable Financing and Ownership of HIV…Read More Tweet!
The Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation and President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete launched the Revised Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ (SIPO II) on November 20, 2012, in…Read More Tweet!
The European Union (EU) has approved 36 million Euro in grants to support regional integration in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Support will be provided to enhance regional integration and development in the region and to further…Read More Tweet!
Statement by the Ministerial Double Troika of SADC expresses full support to the Government of the DR Congo.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.