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 Executive Secretary of SADC, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, held a meeting with Director, Regional Bureau for Southern Africa of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Mr. Valetin Tapsoba, on 13th February 2020, at the…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) notes with great sorrow and sadness the death of over 40 people with some still missing, and the damage caused by heavy rains and flooding following torrential rains in the Lindi, Mwanza, Morogoro and…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) presented a letter of solidarity with the People and the Government of the People’s Republic of China, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in December 2019. The letter was presented to His…Read More Tweet!
Statement by H.E.Emmerson Mnangagwa Chairperson of SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation following Namibia's Supreme Court Ruling on the 2019 Presidential ElectionsRead 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.