Phase Two of the SADC Standby Force Regional Logistics Depot in Rasesa village, near Mochudi in the Republic of Botswana, has commenced and involves major construction works namely the designs and construction of all the buildings and supporting…Read More Tweet!
The Republic of the Seychelles has a new President, His Excellency, Wavel Ramkalawan, who won 54.9% of the vote in elections held from 22nd to 24th October 2020 and in which the Southern African Development Community (SADC) had virtual engagements with…Read More Tweet!
The joint meeting of Ministers responsible for energy and water in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will take place on 30th October 2020 virtually and chaired by the Republic of Mozambique. Ministers will deliberate on programmes of…Read More Tweet!
On 28th October, 2020, the people of the United Republic of Tanzania will vote in their General Elections mainly to elect the office bearers for the presidency, members of parliament and ward councillors. This will be the sixth General Election since first…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.