SADC Protocol on Culture, Information and Sports

SADC Executive Secretariat
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

It is a regional regulatory policy governing the SADCmember States.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Coordination, communication and regional planning mechanisms have been strengthened

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

In 2014, Minister of Culture met in Maputo - Mozambique, and note with concern that arts and culture did not fully play their role in the process of reintegration and development in SADC. The Ministers recommended that a coordinating unit for culture affairs as wellas the Committee of ministers of Culture be established in the Executive Secretariat.

Only then will cooperation and cultural exchanges be resumed, allowing artists, creators, cultural entrepreneurs, critics and personalities linked to arts and culture to particiapete in the construction of the Community.