The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held its virtual meeting on 13 August, 2020 with a call for strong and coordinated measures for the region to address the impact of COVID-19 which threatens to reverse the gains…Read More Tweet!
The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will meet virtually on 13 August, 2020 in preparation for the 40th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government which will be held on 17th August, 2020.Read More Tweet!
The preceding meetings of the 40th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government and Council of Ministers meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) started on 10th August, 2020, with a virtual meeting of the SADC Standing Committee of…Read More Tweet!
As part of the on-going regional response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax and His Excellency Mr. Jan Sadek, Ambassador of the European Union…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.