• 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
SADC Secretariat conducts its first ever Training of Trainers (TOT) for Lesotho Government Officials on the SADC Online M&E System

Jul 12, 2019, 11:07 AM

The Directorate of Regional Integration (DRI) in the Lesotho Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the SADC Strengthening National Regional Linkages (SNRL) Programme on 8-10 July 2019 facilitated ...

Food insecurity continues to rise in Southern Africa - new SADC Report Projection puts 41 mi llion at risk

Jul 11, 2019, 12:07 PM

10 July 2019, Gaborone, Botswana - According to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) 2019 Synthesis Report on the State of Food and Nutrition Security and Vulnerability in Southern ...

SADC Chairperson presents the Status of Integration in the SADC Region at the inaugural Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of AU and RECs

Jul 09, 2019, 10:07 AM

His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) participated on 7-8 July 2019 in the 12th Extraordinary ...

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).