Southern African Development Community

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Southern African Development Community

An international organization that promotes economic development and integration for 15 countries in southern Africa. It encourages regional trade, common security measures and coordination on health policy, among other things. It was established in 1980 as the Southern African Development Coordination Conference and took its current name in 1992.
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Mushelenga said the government is committed to promoting the development of the country and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region as a whole.
The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed the declaration by the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to adopt Kiswahili as its fourth official language of communication.This means Kiswahili becomes the first indigenous language to be used by the bloc as an official language at inter-state level.
*In terms of value, the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period.
The country also does not belong to the Comesa trading bloc, having opted to integrate its market with Southern Africa Development Community countries.
President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi has expressed happiness with results of the joint Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and International Conference of the Great Lakes Region summit (ICGLR) which he attended in Congo-Brazzaville on December 26.
Swaziland is a member of COMESA, SACU and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Free Trade Area.
Despite the 15 Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) member states being signatories to the African Union (AU) Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (AUCPCC) of 2013 and the SADC Protocol against Corruption (SADCPC) of 2001, the level of corruption in Southern Africa has reached alarming proportions.
As South Africa began to transit to majority rule, and the world was becoming more integrated through REGs, states in the Southern Africa region transformed SADCC into the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) (Hwang, 2007, p.
The ALSF Academy is being developed in collaboration with the East African Law Society, the Southern Africa Development Community Law Association (SADC-LA), and the International Training Centre in Africa for Francophone Lawyers (CIFAF).
She also informed the audience that Mauritius is member of various economic groupings such as The Common Market for Eastern and Sothern Africa (COMESA), Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and has also signed many PTAs/FTAs.
Namibia's foreign policy is heavily influenced by the positions taken by the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), the African Union, and the Non-Aligned Movement, of which it is a member.
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