Kamil Idris is a representative of Sudan and a former Director General for an organization known as World Intellectual Property. For over a decade, he held this position and helped create positive policies which guide intellectual property rights today. He stepped down from the position in 2008. In addition to the position which he was holding at the time, he was a member of the UN International Law Commission. Idris has as well been in the teaching fraternity where he taught intellectual property and international law. Kamil Idris is known in his country as a politician and even vied for the seat of the President in 2010.
Kamil Idris is an expert on matters of economic growth and intellectual property and has been publishing books to help the people understand these topics in a better way. He is highly learned on matters of law and even holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Geneva. On matters of intellectual property, a book he has written entitled “Intellectual Property a Power Tool for Economic Growth” is used as a reference when matters of Intellectual property are on the table. In appreciation of the work he has done in creating awareness on the topic of intellectual property, he has been awarded honorary degrees by 19 universities in different parts of the world.
Kamil Idris has been writing articles, which are available on online platforms, helping the people understand various economic-related issues. One of the things he has recently addressed is about economic development in Africa. Kamil Idris believes that Africa is a content that has so much potential especially due to the vast natural resources available. In fact, some of the most valuable minerals come from Africa.
The impact of economic development in Africa will have ripple effects on the whole world. As Africa gains in terms of economic growth, the number of Africans who are being alleviated from poverty keeps on rising. In the near future, Africa, according to Kamil Idris will be a force to reckon with in the world economy. The GDP of many African countries keep on going up and as a result, Africa will never be the same Dark Continent again.