The SADC Ministers of Education and Training met on September 19, 2013 at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre, Maputo, Mozambique to review progress in the implementation of their previous decisions. They also committed to implement…Read More Tweet!
A regional workshop on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Awareness Creation was held in Pretoria, South Africa on September 12-13, 2013. The workshop was a response to market access challenges caused by inadequate participation of private sector…Read More Tweet!
Magdeline Mathiba-Madibela, head of the SADC Gender Unit, and Dr. Mary Shawa, Principal Secretary to the Malawian Ministry of Gender, Children and Community Development; presented the 2013 SADC Gender Monitor. The SADC document is tracking progress on…Read More Tweet!
The 33rd Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held in Lilongwe, Republic of Malawi on 17th and 18th August 2013. The Summit elected H.E. President Joyce Banda of the Republic of Malawi and H.E…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.