COMMUNAUTE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT DE L'AFRIQUE AUSTRALE - SADC

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Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, Executive Secretary
Executive Secretary Executive Secretary The SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax,  a national of the United Republic of Tanzania is the 6th Executive Secretary and 1st female Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). She was appointed by the SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government during its 33rd meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, and was sworn in on August 18,2013. Academic Credentials  Doctoral Phil. International Developments, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, April 1997 – 2002; M.Phil. Policy Management and Development Economics, University of Tsukuba, Tshukuba, Japan, April 1995 – March 1997;  Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), University of Dar es Salaam, July,1987, March, 1991;  Diploma in Business Administration, 1984 – 1985. Work Experience Permanent Secretary; Ministry of East African Cooperation, November, 2008 to August, 2013; Permanent Secretary; Ministry of Trade, Industry and Marketing, December, 2006 to November, 2008; Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Economy and Empowerment, January, 2006 to November 2007; Chief Executive Officer, in the President’s Office, Planning and Privatization, the Better Regulation Unit – The Business Environment Strengthening Programme for Tanzania (BEST), October, 2004 to May, 2006; Coordinator Commissioned studies, Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), May 2002 – October, 2004; Ministry of Finance, Tanzania, May, 1991 – April, 2002, Finance Management Officer 1991-92, Officer-in-charge for World Bank Desk 1993, Officer-in-charge for Arab Funds – i.e. Kuwait Fund, Saudi Funds, OPEC Funds, 1994, Officer-in- charge of SADC and UNDP Desks, 1995; Center for Foreign Relation – under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations May, 1993 – 1995, Part-time lecture, lecturing International Negotiations Techniques. Areas of Key Competence/Skills/Experience Regional integration (Led and participated in numerous region integration issues/programmes (economic, social and politics); Negotiations (Led and participated in a number of bilateral, regional, multilateral negotiations); Trade, Finance, Planning and Budgeting; Private Sector Development; Policy analysis, formulation, implementation and reviews; and Programme design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Executive Secretary Executive Secretary The SADC Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax,  a national of the United Republic of Tanzania is the 6th Executive Secretary and 1st female Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). She was appointed by the SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government during its 33rd meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, and was sworn in on August 18,2013. Academic Credentials  Doctoral Phil. International Developments, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, April 1997 – 2002; M.Phil. Policy Management and Development Economics, University of Tsukuba, Tshukuba, Japan, April 1995 – March 1997;  Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), University of Dar es Salaam, July,1987, March, 1991;  Diploma in Business Administration, 1984 – 1985. Work Experience Permanent Secretary; Ministry of East African Cooperation, November, 2008 to August, 2013; Permanent Secretary; Ministry of Trade, Industry and Marketing, December, 2006 to November, 2008; Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Economy and Empowerment, January, 2006 to November 2007; Chief Executive Officer, in the President’s Office, Planning and Privatization, the Better Regulation Unit – The Business Environment Strengthening Programme for Tanzania (BEST), October, 2004 to May, 2006; Coordinator Commissioned studies, Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), May 2002 – October, 2004; Ministry of Finance, Tanzania, May, 1991 – April, 2002, Finance Management Officer 1991-92, Officer-in-charge for World Bank Desk 1993, Officer-in-charge for Arab Funds – i.e. Kuwait Fund, Saudi Funds, OPEC Funds, 1994, Officer-in- charge of SADC and UNDP Desks, 1995; Center for Foreign Relation – under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations May, 1993 – 1995, Part-time lecture, lecturing International Negotiations Techniques. Areas of Key Competence/Skills/Experience Regional integration (Led and participated in numerous region integration issues/programmes (economic, social and politics); Negotiations (Led and participated in a number of bilateral, regional, multilateral negotiations); Trade, Finance, Planning and Budgeting; Private Sector Development; Policy analysis, formulation, implementation and reviews; and Programme design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
La Communauté de développement d'Afrique australe est une organisation qui vise à promouvoir le développement économique de l'Afrique australe. Elle a succédé le 17 août 1992 à la Conférence de coordination pour le développement de l'Afrique Australe, fondée le 1ᵉʳ avril 1980.

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a Regional Economic Community comprising 15 Member States; Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Established in 1992, SADC is committed to Regional Integration and poverty eradication within Southern Africa through economic development and ensuring peace and security.











       

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