The Southern African Development Community (SADC) commends the people of the Republic of Seychelles for turning out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right by voting in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, held on 22nd – 24th…Read More Tweet!
It has been one year since the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) declared 25th October as the day for SADC to campaign as a region for the unconditional removal of sanctions imposed on the Republic…Read More Tweet!
The Extraordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO), held on 15 September 2020 took a decision not to deploy a physical SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the Republic of Seychelles. This was in consideration of the…Read More Tweet!
The new Federal Republic of Germany’s Ambassador to Botswana and Representative to SADC, Ms. Margit Hellwig-Boette held a virtual introductory courtesy call with SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax on the 20th October 2020.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.