Local Action to Achieve SDGs and SADC Gender Protocol by 2030
Summit Date: 06 -07 March  2018 Gaborone, Botswana

  • Minister Hon E. J Batshu

    Minister Hon E. J Batshu

  • Touring of stall

    Touring of stall

  • North East Distict Council stall

    North East Distict Council stall

  • Winner of GBV category Kagisano Women's Shelter

    Winner of GBV category Kagisano Women's Shelter

  • Entrepreneurship runner up Gofaone Ntwaetsile

    Entrepreneurship runner up Gofaone Ntwaetsile

  • Barometer Launch by UN women Magdeline Madeline and Hon E. D Batshu

    Barometer Launch by UN women Magdeline Madeline and Hon E. D Batshu

  • Winner for Entrepreurship category Thato P Simon

    Winner for Entrepreurship category Thato P Simon

   

Brief introduction of summit

The Botswana SADC Protocol @ Work Summit under the theme “Action to achieve SDGs and SADC Gender Protocol by 2030” began on high note at the Oasis Motel  on the 6th March 2018 officially opened by the Assistant Minister of Local Government and rural development Hon. Botlogile Tshireletso. Watch the opening ceremony here.

Breakaway sessions where held during the summit, during the session councils and individual organisations had an opportunity to showcase their work under different thematic areas including GBV, Centers of Excellence in Gender Mainstreaming, Driver of Change (Leadership) among others. Watch the presentations here.

On the 7th March the summit ended on a high note with an award ceremony to recognise those who did well in presenting their good practices. The award ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs Hon. Edwin J. Batshu. During the same ceremony the 2017 Regional Barometer was launched.

You can Download the program here and read the press release here.

Click on an award category to view the entries. Read the Summit Report here.

Category Winner Runner Up
Gender Driver of Change  Onkemetse P Kwelagobe  Kesegofetse Keitumetse
Governance
Economic Justice  North East District Council  Silent Drop Out

Palapye Admin Authority

SRHR
GBV  Kagisano Society Women’s Shelter  Tshesebe Police Station
Climate Change
COE – Urban  Lobatse Town Council  Selibe Phikwe Town Council
COE – Rural  Chobe District Council  North East District Council
COE – Most Resourceful Urban  Francistown City Council
COE – Most Resourceful Rural  North East District Council
Overall COE Best Performer
Emerging Entrepreneur  Thato P Simon  Gofaone Ntwaetsile