“National Quality Awards are a catalyst for excellence, competitiveness and economic development and this has been witnessed by the zeal and enthusiasm to establish them by a number of countries worldwide”, says SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena…Read More Tweet!
Honourable Ephraim Mganda Chiume, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Malawi and Chairperson of SADC Council of Ministers, Honourable Ministers, Senior Officials, SADC Secretariat staff, Invited Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Allow…Read More Tweet!
SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax has congratulated His Excellency Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo and his Government for resoundingly defeating the M23 rebel group in Eastern DRC and thereby…Read More Tweet!
The Program on Climate Change and Mitigation in the COMESA-EAC-SADC region recently held a meeting with its Development Partners, to present and discuss the 2013 progress report and expenditure as well as the proposed 2014 work plan and budget among…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.