The Southern African Forum Against Corruption (SAFAC) is a network of anti-corruption bodies where such exist or representatives of Governments in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
SAFAC was born out of a resolution of policymakers from the (SADC) after a roundtable meeting in 2002, on the need to create a network of anti-corruption agencies, which would be a regional body for the purposes of mutual cooperation in combating corruption, economic crime and other related offences.
SAFAC’s aim is to build the capacity of anti-corruption agencies in the SADC region to develop effective strategies to fight corruption and at the same time create synergies with various other stakeholders working in the area of anti-corruption.
SAFAC has been very instrumental over the past years in lobbying SADC states for the ratification of the SADC Protocol against Corruption, which efforts yielded positive results when the protocol entered into force on
SAFAC is managed by a Management Committee. The Management Committee is administered by a Secretariat which is headed by a Secretary General and is currently located in