• In 2016, Mozambique became a State Party to the SASO Charter

    In 2016, Mozambique became a State Party to the SASO Charter

  • SASO Secretariat is hosted by the Kingdom of Swaziland

    SASO Secretariat is hosted by the Kingdom of Swaziland

  • SASO Secretariat is housed at Sibekelo Building in Mbabane

    SASO Secretariat is housed at Sibekelo Building in Mbabane

  • Institutionalisation Working Group is one of the Technical Committees

    Institutionalisation Working Group is one of the Technical Committees

  • SASO Secretariat works with other Regional Safety Oversight Orgs

    SASO Secretariat works with other Regional Safety Oversight Orgs


SADC News
The Public Security Sub-Committee (PSSC) of the Inter-State Defence and Security Committee (ISDSC) convene in Botswana

May 20, 2019, 03:05 PM

The Meeting of the SADC Public Security Sub-Committee (PSSC) of the Inter-State Defence and Security Committee (ISDSC) was hosted at Travel Lodge on 16th-17th May 2019, in Gaborone, Botswana, chaired ...

The newly appointed Regional Director of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees presented his Letters of Credence to SADC Executive Secretary

May 17, 2019, 06:05 PM

The newly appointed Regional Director of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for Southern Africa, Mr. Valentin Tapsoba presented his Letters of Credence to SADC Executive ...

SADC launches the Corrections/Prisons Women’s Network

May 16, 2019, 07:05 PM

The SADC Secretariat hosted the SADC Symbolic launch of the Corrections/ Prisons Women’s Network in Gaborone, Botswana at Travel Lodge on 15th May 2019. The symbolic launch of the Corrections/ ...

Featured Content
Apr 5, 2017, 3:47 PM
SADC Member States have found it imperative to establish a regional organisation responsible for enhancing the safety of civil aviation in the region. This results from the Member States’ lack of technical expertise and the need for technical staff to fulfil safety requirements of the Region.
Apr 5, 2017, 4:31 PM
To expedite the launching of SADC Aviation Safety Organisation (SASO), at their meeting in October 2013, SADC Ministers of Transport and Meteorology approved establishing an INTERIM SASO SECRETARIAT until the SADC Council of Ministers approves the SASO Charter, outlining the legal and institutional framework for SASO.
May 10, 2017, 4:16 PM
SADC Member States are expected by the international aviation community to implement the eight critical elements essential for an effective safety oversight system according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).