The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has achieved major milestones and achievements in regional integration, economic, social and political developments since its formation in 1980.Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) convened a virtual meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation (MCO) on 7th July, 2021 to discuss and assess progress on the political and security…Read More Tweet!
Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States are committed to promoting youth empowerment through ongoing regional programmes as the youth in the Region play an active role in the implementation of regional policies and activities through…Read More Tweet!
Following receipt of the reports on the recent political and security disturbances in the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Chair of the SADC Organ Troika on Politics, Defence and Security, His Excellency Dr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, urgently dispatched a…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.