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    • 3 Dec, 2013

      SADC Hosting Amani Africa

      Inside SADC 6 The African Union High Representative for Operationalisation of the African Standby Force, H.E. General Sekouba Konate paid a courtesy call on SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax while in the SADC Region for the Main…

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    • 29 Nov, 2013

      Stakeholders to Combat Poaching

      SADC ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources Management have called upon key stakeholders and local communities to fully participate in efforts to strengthen the management of the region’s natural resources in particular, combating…

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    • 27 Nov, 2013

      SADC Broadcasters called to Support Tourism

      H.E. Dr Mohammed Gharib Bilal, the Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania called on the Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) to proactively produce and broadcast authentic information to support the development of tourism in Southern…

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    Documents & Publications

    Consolidated Text of the Treaty of the Southern African Development Community

    The Consolidated Treaty of the Southern African Development Community is a consolidation of the following texts: - The Treaty of the Southern African Development Community, 1992 - The Agreement Amending the Treaty, 2001 - The Agreement Amending Article 22 of the the Treaty, 2007 - The Agreement Amending the Treaty, 2008 - The Agreement Amending Article 10A of the Treaty, 2009 and - The Agreement Amending Articles 10 and 14 of the Treaty, 2009. This edition of the Consolidated text of the Treat replaces the 2011 edition. Done by the Legal Affairs Unit of the Secretariat.


    Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan

    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.


    SADC SIPO II (English)

    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.