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    • 3 Dec, 2013

      Welcome Back Dr. Mhlongo

      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…

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    • 3 Dec, 2013

      Member State Updates

      Updates on SADC Member States.

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    • 3 Dec, 2013

      More Inter-sectoral Programmes

      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.

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    • 3 Dec, 2013

      SADC Contribution Agreements

      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…

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    Documents & Publications

    SADC Annual Corporate Plan 2022-23 - English

    This Annual Corporate Plan (ACP), for the 2022/23 Financial Year, is a result of the consolidation of the 2022/23 Annual Operational Plans and Budgets developed by the Secretariat’s Directorates and Units to be delivered during the 2022/23 Financial Year.

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    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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