On 16 June 2019, the Day of the African Child, His Excellency, Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and Chairperson of the South African Development Community (SADC) encourages Namibia and the entire SADC Region to do more to ensure a…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) joins the international community in commemorating the International Albinism Awareness Day on 13th June, 2019. This day was set aside following a resolution adopted by the United Nations’ General Assembly…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community joins the world in commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour, on 12th June 2019, under the theme; “children shouldn’t work in fields but on dreams”. The SADC Decent Work Agenda (2013-2019) places…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax met with the Chief Executive Officer of NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) Mr. Peter Varndell on 3rd June 2019, at SADC Secretariat Headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana. The NEPAD Business…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.