• 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
Zimbabwean Charge d’ Affaires pays a courtesy call on the SADC Executive Secretary

Mar 20, 2019, 06:03 AM

The Charge d’ Affaires of the Embassy of Zimbabwe to Botswana, Ms. Margaret Ruparanganda paid a courtesy call on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary, Her Excellency ...

SADC to convene a Solidarity Conference with the Saharawi Arab Democratic

Mar 19, 2019, 10:03 AM

19th March 2019, Gaborone, Botswana – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will convene a Solidarity Conference with the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) on 25 – 26 March 2019 ...

Post-Council Media Briefing by Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of Namibia and Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers on 16th March, 2019, Windhoek, Namibia

Mar 16, 2019, 06:03 PM

The SADC Council of Ministers met on 15-16 March, 2019 in Windhoek, Republic of Namibia. The Chairperson of Council, Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah who is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of ...

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).