Today, 8th March 2020, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) joins the international community in commemorating the International Women’s Day 2020. This year’s commemoration is under the theme “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s…Read More Tweet!
SADC Ministers responsible for Employment and Labour and Social Partners met on 5 March 2020 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, to review progress in the implementation of their commitments…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC), and the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) have partnered to document the road SADC has travelled as SADC is set to commemorate its 40th Anniversary this year.Read More Tweet!
On 2nd March, 2020, His Excellency Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, received a brief on the political and security…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.