A new report, released today by the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has revealed that close to 44.8 million people in urban and rural areas across 13 Members States of Southern Africa are food insecure.Read More Tweet!
Following the security incidents which occurred in mid-March 2020 along the Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border in the Lakes Tanganyika and Mweru/Mwero, the Chairperson of the Organ on Politics, Defense and Security Affairs, His Excellency…Read More Tweet!
The people and governments of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region, received with sorrow and heartfelt grief, the sad news of the passing on of one of the region’s great leaders of Africa’s transformation and a champion for the…Read More Tweet!
This Bulletin No. 9of the COVID-19 response, brings you the WHO guidelines on health financing, to guide Member States as they invest in strengthening health systems during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. The past week has also seen the hosting of the…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.