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AACC History
August 2015
  • Secretary Generals Meeting and Meeting of the Board of Members
    • Topic : Proposals of Establishment of a Permanent Secretariat of AACC
      Preparation of the 3rd AACC Congress
    • Date and venue: August 13~16, Jakarta, Indonesia
April 2015
  • Secretary Generals Meeting
    • Date and venue: April 25-27, Jakarta, Indonesia
    • Topic : Strengthening the role of Secretary Generals of AACC
April 2014
2nd Congress & Meeting of the Board of Members
  • 2ndCongress
    • Date and venue: April 27-30, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey
    • Theme
      1st Session:ProtectionofSocialRightsbyConstitutionalCourts
      2nd Session:RelationsbetweenConstitutional/SupremeCourtsandParliament
      3rd Session:MethodsofInterpretationinConstitutionalJustice
      4th Session:TheRoleofConstitutionalandSupremeCourtsinProtectionofConstitutionalOrder
    • 69 participants from host country Turkey and 23 constitutional/supreme courts, etc.
  • Meeting of the Board of Members
    • Date and venue: April 28, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Admitted the Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan as new member
    • Elected Indonesia as the host country of the 3rdCongress
    • Participants by member country: Afghanistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey and Uzbekistan
May 2012
Inaugural Congress & Meeting of the Board of Members
  • Inaugural Congress
    • Date and venue: May 20-24, 2012 in Seoul
    • Theme: Present and Future of Constitutional Justice in Asia
    • Participants: a total of 92 participants from 29 countries and 2 international bodies
  • Meeting of the Board of Members
    • Date and venue: May 20 & 22, 2012 in Seoul
    • Admission of the Supreme Court of Pakistan as new member
    • Determination of host of the 2nd Congress to Constitutional Court of Turkey
    • Participating members: Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey and Uzbekistan
May 2011
Preparatory Meeting of the
Board of Members for the
Inaugural Congress
  • Held a Board of Members meeting to prepare for the Inaugural Congress in Seoul
    • Approved admission of new members Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey
    • Decided the theme and time for the Inaugural Congress
    • Participating members: Indonesia, Korea, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand and Uzbekistan
2008-2010
PrepCom Meetings
  • 1st Meeting (Seoul, 2008)
    • Elected the Chairperson and drafted the AACC Statute
  • 2nd Meeting (Seoul, 2009)
    • Discussed on the Draft Statute of the Association
    • Expanded membership
  • 3rd Meeting (Seoul, Apr. 2010)
    • Discussed the date of officially launching the Association
    • Finalized the AACC Statute
  • Final Meeting (Jakarta, Jul. 2010)
    • Officially launched the AACC and agreed to convene the Inaugural Congress in Korea
    • Adopted the Jakarta Declaration on the Establishment of the Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions
    • Declaration signatories: Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand and Uzbekistan
Oct. 2007
Organized PrepCom
  • Signed an MOU to set up a preparatory committee for the establishment of the Association of Asian Constitutional Courts at the 5th Conference of Asian Constitutional Court Judges in Seoul, Korea
  • MOU signatories: Indonesia, Korea, Mongolia and Philippines
Sep. 2005
Began Initial Talks
  • Discussed the need to create an association of constitutional courts in Asia at the 3rd Seminar of Asian Constitutional Court Judges in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia