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SADC Council of Ministers to meet in Windhoek, Namibia

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers meeting will be held on 15 and 16 March, 2019 at the Safari Court Hotel and Conference in Windhoek, Namibia.
Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of Namibia, will in her capacity as the current Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers host the meeting.
The Council of Ministers oversees the functioning and development of SADC, and ensures that policies and decisions are implemented. The Council consists of Ministers from each of the 16 Member States; usually from the Ministries responsible for Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Economic Planning or Finance, and meets twice a year in March, and August.
During the two days, the Ministers will discuss issues of regional importance; consider a number of strategic documents and receive reports on the implementation of the priority areas of the revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan 2015-2020 (RISDP). Council will also review implementation of the 38th SADC Summit whose focus is on “Promoting Infrastructure Development and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development”, the decisions from the last council, and approve the SADC Secretariat’s budget for the year 2019/2020.
The SADC Council of Ministers, will be preceded by the meeting of the SADC Standing Committee of Senior Officials on 11th March 2019, and the meeting of the Finance Committee on 12th March 2019.

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MEDIA ACCREDITATION APPLICATION OPEN FOR - SADC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS MEETING IN WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers meeting will be held on 15 and 16 March, 2019 at the Safari Court Hotel and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia.

Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of Namibia, will in her capacity as the current Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers host the meeting.

The SADC Council of Ministers, will be preceded by the meeting of the SADC Standing Committee of Senior Officials on 11th March 2019, and the meeting of the Finance Committee on 12th March 2019.

Members of the media who will be covering the meetings are invited to apply for accreditation by filling out the attached form and submitting to the following contacts in the Directorate of Media Affairs in the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in the Republic of Namibia.

The application form for a temporary work permit can be obtained from the following link http://www.mict.gov.na/media

The form should be completed and returned together with the following documents:

  1. Completed media accreditation form;
  2. Copies of your passport indicating your name, passport number, date and place of issue and expiry date
  3. A list of equipment with serial numbers

And be sent to:

Ms. Hendrina Fillipus or Ms. Asteria Ndjendja Ministry of Information and Communication Technology Tel: +264-61-283 2668/2055 Fax: +264-61-230170

E-mail Addresses:

Hendrina.Fillipus@mict.gov.na and Asteria.Ndjendja@mict.gov.na