In the Southern African Development Community (SADC), water is seen as a source of peace rather than conflict. This was the key message emphasized by SADC’s Director of Infrastructure and Services Mr. Remigious Makumbe during a three-day workshop to…Read More Tweet!
The African Union Commission appointed Dr Anthony Mothae Maruping as the new Commissioner of Economic Affairs at the African Union Commission (AUC).Dr Maruping was elected during the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of…Read More Tweet!
A Peace and Security Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Region that accommodates the concerns of all stakeholders towards the restoration of peace in the eastern part of the is now in place. It was signed on February…Read More Tweet!
SADC Ministers responsible for Gender and Women’s Affairs meeting in Maputo, Mozambique on February 14, 2013 condemned the ongoing sexual violence against women, specifically rape, which tends to be used as a weapon of war during armed and post conflict,…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.