The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) wishes to inform all stakeholders and general public that, in line with the measures put in place by the Government of Botswana, following the declaration of the state of emergency, Secretariat staff will be operating from home during the entire lockdown period. While Secretariat staff working virtually from their homes can be reached via email, the Secretariat can be reached through the following contacts;
Ms. Barbara Lopi - Cell: +267 72112560 - Email: email@example.com
Ms. Thato Kherehloa - Cell: +267 77446418 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Southern African Development Community (SADC), and the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) have partnered to document the road SADC has travelled as SADC is set to commemorate its 40th Anniversary this year.Read More Tweet!
On 2nd March, 2020, His Excellency Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, received a brief on the political and security…Read More Tweet!
The High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia to the Republic of Botswana, and Permanent Representative to the Southern African Development Community (SADC), His Excellency Mr. Mwansa Kapeya, presented his letter of credence to the SADC Executive…Read More Tweet!
The outgoing United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)Country Representative for Botswana and SADC, Ms Juliana Lindsey bade farewell to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on…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.