The value of water has long been underestimated and taken for granted. The more water resources get depleted, the more we all realise how important it is for human survival. It is almost unimaginable to think of human existence without water, that is, if…Read More Tweet!
The people and governments of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region have received with deep sorrow, the sad news of the passing of His Excellency, Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania and…Read More Tweet!
Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been committed to promoting gender equality and women empowerment since its establishment, the Executive Secretary of SADC, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, has said.Read More Tweet!
The prosperity of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is largely dependent upon sustained peace, stability and security as these form the foundation for sustainable development, SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr Stergomena…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.