The first Climate Change Cross-sectoral Working Group meeting for this year was held on May 14, 2013, at Sanitas, Gaborone.The purpose of the meeting (among others) was to discuss formalisation of the working group by getting nominations from Directorates…Read More Tweet!
Hon. Rosalia Nghidinwa, Minister of Gender and Child Welfare in Namibia paid a courtesy call to Secretariat’s Gender Unit. The Minister was accompanied by a high level delegation from the Namibian High Commission to Botswana and from the Ministry of Gender…Read More Tweet!
SADC Executive Secretary Dr. Tomaz Augusto Salomão received the High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland to Botswana, H.E. Mr. Solomon M. Dlamini on May 22, 2013 at SADC Headquarters.Read More Tweet!
A high level SADC Infrastructure Investment Conference is scheduled to take place from 27 to 28, 2013 in Maputo, Mozambique as part of the marketing strategy to mobilise resources for the implementation of the Regional Infrastructure Development Master…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.