SADC Secretariat commemorated the World Environment Day on June 5, 2014 under the theme “Raise Your Voice and not the Sea Level”, in support of the United Nations designation of 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).Read More Tweet!
Over 20 Journalists recently converged in Lilongwe, Malawi for a two day Media Sensitisation workshop to learn about Climate Change, Climate Smart Agriculture and agriculture related business opportunities that come with adverse climatic conditions.Read More Tweet!
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Experts today met with the SADC Executive Secretary H.E Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax at the SADC Headquarters to discuss implementation of areas of cooperation.Read More Tweet!
SADC Executive Secretary, H.E Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax today received H.E. Martin Garner, Deputy Head of Mission of the Austrian Embassy in South Africa.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.