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    • 20 Mar, 2014

      The Fourth SADC Annual Quality Awards

      “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…

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    • 10 Mar, 2014

      March 2014, Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers

      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…

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    • 3 Mar, 2014

      ES Courtesy Call on President Joseph Kabila Kabange

      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…

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    • 3 Mar, 2014

      Climate Change Program Meets Development Partners

      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…

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    Documents & Publications

    Consolidated Text of the Treaty of the Southern African Development Community

    The Consolidated Treaty of the Southern African Development Community is a consolidation of the following texts: - The Treaty of the Southern African Development Community, 1992 - The Agreement Amending the Treaty, 2001 - The Agreement Amending Article 22 of the the Treaty, 2007 - The Agreement Amending the Treaty, 2008 - The Agreement Amending Article 10A of the Treaty, 2009 and - The Agreement Amending Articles 10 and 14 of the Treaty, 2009. This edition of the Consolidated text of the Treat replaces the 2011 edition. Done by the Legal Affairs Unit of the Secretariat.

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    Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan

    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.

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    SADC SIPO II (English)

    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.

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