Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO)

Mr. Yukihiro Takeya attended the 57th Meeting of the CAHDI in Strasbourg, France

Mr. Yukihiro Takeya, Deputy Secretary-General of AALCO attended the 57th Meeting of the Committee of Legal Advisors on Public International Law (CAHDI) held from 21-22 March 2019 in Strasbourg, France. AALCO holds the participant status at the CAHDI since 2018.
The meeting was chaired by Mr Petr Válek, Director of the International Law Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic and saw participation from Member States of CAHDI as well as participant states and International Organizations. During the meeting, the contemporary issues of internal law were discussed. The Special guest Judge Ivana Hrdličková, the President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) provided the CAHDI experts with an overview of the role and functioning of the STL, as well as the main challenges faced by it. Furthermore, Judge Hrdličková pointed out the current challenges faced by the international criminal justice.

AALCO and CAHDI both work in matters relating to the promotion of progressive development of international law. 

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