The extraordinary meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers meeting that was held in Lilongwe, Malawi from October 22 – 24, 2013 has appointed Dr Thembinkosi Mhlongo as the new SADC Deputy Executive Secretary for Regional Integration (DES-RI). A national of…Read More Tweet!
Delegates at the 6th SADC Multi-Stakeholder Water Dialogue have called for more practical interventions to facilitate breaking down the culture of working in sectoral silos towards integrated planning and implementation of development programmes.Read More Tweet!
A major milestone reached by the SADC Secretariat in the last few years is qualifying for the European Union’s Four Pillar Assessment, i.e. accounts, procurement, internal audit and internal controls. This qualified the Secretariat for the signing of…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.