SADC Regional Counter-Terrorism Centre

Located in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, the SADC Regional Counter-Terrorism Centre (SADC RCTC) was established in accordance with the provisions of the SADC Treaty; the Protocol on Politics, Defence and Security Co-operation of 2001; and the SADC Mutual Defence Pact of 2003, all which are geared towards the preservation of peace, security and stability in the SADC region. The Centre was created to ensure enhanced coordination, strengthened partnerships, as well as to foster timely response to terrorism and violent extremism within the region.