• 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
Statement by the SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, on the Commemoration of the World AIDS Day

Dec 01, 2020, 07:12 AM

Each year on the 1st December, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) joins the international community in commemorating World AIDS Day. This is an opportunity for us to show support to our ...

Russian Ambassador to Botswana and SADC bids farewell to SADC Executive Secretary and invites SADC Member States to establish partnerships with the Russian Direct Investment Fund to produce COVID-19 vaccine in the SADC region through local capacities.

Nov 30, 2020, 08:11 AM

The Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Her Excellency, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, has thanked the outgoing Russian Federation Ambassador Extraordinary and ...

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Botswana and SADC, Her Excellency Ms. Margit Hellwig-Boette presents Letter of Credence to the SADC Executive Secretary, as SADC and Germany signs Financial and Technical Agreements to enhance cooperation

Nov 30, 2020, 07:11 AM

On 25th November 2020, the new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Botswana and Southern African Development Community (SADC), Her Excellency Ms. Margit Hellwig-Boette, presented Letter ...

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).