AALCO MEMBERS FROM ASIA ---> Kingdom of Bahrain Republic of Bangladesh Brunei Darussalam People's Republic of China Republic of Cyprus India Republic of Indonesia Islamic Republic of Iran Republic of Iraq Japan Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan State of Kuwait Lebanon Malaysia Mongolia Union of Myanmar Nepal DPR Korea Sultanate of Oman Pakistan State of Qatar Republic of Korea Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Singapore Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka State of Palestine Republic of Philippines Syrian Arab Republic Thailand Republic of Turkey United Arab Emirates Republic of Yemen Socialist Republic of Vietnam   AALCO MEMBERS FROM AFRICA ---> Arab Republic of Egypt Republic of Cameroon Republic of The Gambia Republic of Ghana Kenya Libya Mauritius Federal Republic of Nigeria Republic of Senegal Sierra Leone Republic of Somalia Republic of South Africa Republic of Sudan United Republic of Tanzania Uganda

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between AALCO and the International Seabed Authority

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between AALCO and the International Seabed Authority

On 9 October 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) and the International Seabed Authority (ISA). The signing ceremony took place during the Fifty-Seventh Annual Session of AALCO, held in Tokyo, Japan from 8-12 October 2018. 

H.E. Prof. Dr. Kennedy Gastorn, Secretary-General of AALCO, signed the MoU on behalf of the AALCO Secretariat and Mr. Michael Lodge, Secretary-General of the ISA signed the MoU on behalf of the Authority. By virtue of the terms of agreement envisaged in the MoU, both the Organizations look forward to its implementation which is mainly concerned with raising awareness of the activities of the Authority, as well as identifying opportunities for collaboration and cooperation on matters such as training and capacity building, for qualified candidates from AALCO Member States through initiatives such as fellowships, workshops and seminars. 

Memorandum of Understanding

Seabed Authority

Seabed Authority