The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Portugal to South Africa, His Excellency Manuel Carvalho paid a courtesy call to the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax at the SADC Secretariat Head Office in Gaborone,…Read More Tweet!
The German Ambassador to Botswana and accredited to Southern African Development Community (SADC), His Excellency Ralf Breth met the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on 15th April 2019, in Gaborone, Botswana.Read More Tweet!
The Outgoing High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia to Botswana and SADC, His Excellency Brigadier General Patrick R. Tembo (retired) on 18th April, 2019, bade farewell to the Executive Secretary of SADC, Her Excellency Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax.Read More Tweet!
The SADC Secretariat and the Delegation of the European Union (EU) met during a joint quarterly meeting on 16th April 2019 in Gaborone, Botswana. Quarterly meetings provide a platform to deliberate on common and emerging issues on the existing SADC-EU…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.