SADC Protocol

Swaziland National Council of Arts and Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

The objectives of the SADC protocol are to

1. cooperate in the formulation anf harmonisation of cultural policies of state parties

2. promote an attitude which takes culture into account in regional development programmes

3. identify promote and coordinate projects in the cultural field including experiance and information exchange among diverse cultures

4. ensure that culture plays a significant role in the economic development of the region and evaluate all SADC projects and programmes for their cultural impact

5. promote the use of indegenous language where they exist for the promotion of the cultural identity of the region

6. develop and promote institution of cultural heritage such as libraries, ,museums and archives in support of the broad and specific objectives of this protocol

7. create social cultural environment within which regional intergration ideals of SADC can be realised

Scope of the measure:
Regional, International
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The main features of the measure ar

1. policy harmonisation

2. training, capacity,-buiding and research

3. resource mobilisation and utilisation

4. production, flow, exchange and use of information products

5. regional interaction among stakeholders

6. gender equality and equity; and

7. persons with disabilities 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Expected result are

1. The formulation of language policy that promotes indigenous languages

2. Preservation of cultural heritage

3. Development of cultural industries

4. Effective organisation of Arts and Culture Festivals

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The measure is allocated a budget under the Swaziland National Council of Arts and culture budget