The Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation and President of the United Republic on Tanzania, H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete launched the Revised Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ (SIPO II) on November 20, 2012, in Arusha, Tanzania. The SIPO II launch comprised of a Training Workshop, an Implementation Planning Workshop and a Symposium under the theme: “Exploring the Revised SIPO”. SIPO II covers five key sectors of Politics; Defence; State Security; Public Security; and Police.
The launch was attended by members of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ Troika of the SADC Organ, Heads of Diplomatic Missions & International Organisations, members of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, SADC National Contact Points, SADC National Media Coordinators, Non-state actors including the academia and research institutions, in total, over 200 delegates from all SADC Member States.