By 2036, Botswana will be a land of peace, freedom and progressive governance.
Objectives of the Pillar
Constitution and Human Rights
Botswana will live in full enjoyment of their constitutionally guaranteed rights.
Established institutions provide efficient and effective services, supported by a robust legal framework and decentralised governance.
Separation of Power and Effective Oversight
The three arms of government will maintain operational independence to ensure their credibility and public confidence.
Bogosi & the Kgotla System
Bogosi will be visible, functional and empowered institution of governance contributing to national development.
The decentralisation of power, decision making, resource mobilisation and service delivery will underpin our governance system.
Civil Society Participation
Civil Society organisations will be partners and legitimate actors in the national development process.
Religion and Society
Botswana’s religious institutions, in partnership with the government, will play an increased role in safeguarding morality, promoting tolerance and assuring progressive governance.
Transparency, Accountability and Implementation
Transparency and accountability are prerequisites for progressive governance and building trust between the public, public institutions, private sector and civic institutions.
- Botswana will have a transparent and accountable leadership across all sectors.
- Botswana will have zero tolerance for corruption.
- Our public sector in partnership with other stakeholders will offer first class services and do more with limited resources.
Electoral System and Political Representation
Botswana will be mature liberal democracy of international standing.
Crime, Peace & Security
Botswana will be a peaceful society with low levels of crime.
Botswana will be a responsible, committed and respected member of the international community.
Freedom of Expression and Association
Botswana will continue to guarantee conditional rights to being informed, to freedom of assembly and expression of opinion.