Sustainable Development Goal 14 (life below water) is a priority focus for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) where so many of the Region’s communities are reliant on fish, inland waters and oceans to provide food, employment and income.Read More Tweet!
His Excellency Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, the President of the Republic of Botswana, and Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, will on Friday, 27 November, 2020 host…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) today joins the world in kick-starting the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign running until 10 December 2020 during which the world brings gender-based violence to…Read More Tweet!
On this day, the 20th November, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region joins the rest of the world to commemorate Africa Industrialization Day, a day that was proclaimed by the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and…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.