16th September 2019- Gaborone, Botswana: The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 SADC Media Awards competition in the four categories namely; Photo, Print, Television and Radio…Read More Tweet!
The Ambassador of the Netherlands to Pretoria and SADC, H.E. Han Peters presented his letters of credence to SADC Executive Secretary Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on 13 September 2019 at the SADC Secretariat in Gaborone, Botswana. Ambassador Peters thanked…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC) and the SADC Mediation Reference Group (MRG) held a Mediation and Conflict Prevention workshop in Lusaka, Zambia from 1 - 4 September 2019. The theme of the workshop was “Strengthening SADC’s Capacity to Prevent…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, on 6th September 2019 received a courtesy visit from the American Ambassador to Botswana, His Excellency Craig Cloud, at the SADC Secretariat.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.