• 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

Employment Opportunity

The SADC Secretariat invites suitably qualified candidates within the SADC Region to submit applications for the position "Technical Coordinator – Airworthiness / Personnel Licensing (AIR/PEL) at the Interim SASO Secretariat" by 20 August 2021.

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SADC News
Understanding the Industrial Development and Market Integration Pillar of RISDP 2020-2030

Oct 14, 2021, 04:10 PM

The transformation and development of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) economy rides on a strong industrialised and integrated Region in which intra-regional trade increases while the ...

Launch of the SADC Secondary School Essay Competition for 2022

Oct 14, 2021, 02:10 PM

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) announces the launch of the SADC Secondary School Essay Competition for 2022. All secondary school going students from all 16 ...

SADC launches Tertiary Institution Essay Competition to recognise and honour founders of SADC

Oct 11, 2021, 06:10 PM

All active tertiary institution-going learners from all 16 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States are welcome to participate in the SADC Tertiary Institution Essay ...

Featured Content
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).
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.
Apr 5, 2017, 3:51 PM
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) comprises 15 Member States. Out of these 15, those that have signed the SADC Aviation Safety (SASO) Charter are referred to as State Parties to the SASO Charter and members of the SASO.