The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been engaging and collaborating with the World Bank in a number of areas such as infrastructure development, statistics, finance and investment, development of value chains, disaster risk reduction,…Read More Tweet!
SADC and UN discuss potential areas of collaboration to strengthen cooperation. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, has hailed the existing collaboration and partnership with…Read More Tweet!
An 18-month project on mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on food and nutrition security using Climate Smart Technologies (CSA) funded to the tune of US$180,000 by the European Union (EU) was launched at a colourful event in Eswatini on 23rd November 2020,…Read More Tweet!
Each year on the 1st December, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) joins the international community in commemorating World AIDS Day. This is an opportunity for us to show support to our brothers and sisters living with HIV and remember those…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.