International Law and Treaties
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Receives a Courtesy Call from Representatives Participating in the 57th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization
On October 10, commencing at 4:25 am for approximately 20 minutes, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from representatives participating in the 57th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO). The overview of the meeting is as follows.
1. Prime Minister Abe welcomed the group to Japan, and expressed his respect for the role played by AALCO as the only regional organization specializing in international law and representing the Asian-African regions. Furthermore, with a view to further strengthen the rule of law in the international community, Prime Minister Abe indicated the intention of Japan to make vital contributions by assisting the works of AALCO, and in that light, announced that Japan will launch a capacity building program for the promotion of human resources development in the field of international law.
2. In response, H.E. Mr. Yasonna Hamonangan Laoly, Minister of Law and Human Rights of Indonesia and Prof. Dr. Kennedy Gastorn, Secretary-General of AALCO expressed their gratitude to Japan for its efforts toward AALCO.