Technical Committee for the Social and Cultural Development Sector reviews a protocol on the protection of knowledge and folklore

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Technical Committee for the Social and Cultural Development Sector reviews a protocol on the protection of knowledge and folklore

The Technical Committee of the Social and Cultural Development Sector at the Cabinet premises at its meeting today Monday 1 April 2019, under the chairmanship of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education Dr. Taher Hassan El-Tahir, reviewed the Swakow Pamund Protocol on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Folklore, presented by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities
 
The importance of the Protocol to the intrinsic value of traditional knowledge and culture, and the need to protect and respect it, and the role of traditional cultural values in preserving the environment, food security, population health and the importance of human heritage, and providing protection for traditional knowledge from misappropriation or misappropriation, the Committee also recommended the need to protect the traditional knowledge enjoyed by Sudan