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

Organizational Structure

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

 

AALCO is an inter-governmental organization with the Member States holding supreme authority within the framework of its Statutes and Statutory Rules. The basic organs of the Organization include: (i) the AALCO Annual Session; (ii) the Liaison Officers Meeting; (iii) the Secretariat; (iv) the Centre for Research and Training; (v) the Regional Arbitration Centres. The membership of the Organization is open to all countries of the Asian-African region provided that it is a full or associate member of the United Nations or any of its specialized agencies, organizations and foundations concerned with International Law.

 

The current composition of AALCO's organizational set up is provided in the following table:

PRESIDENT

Presently from United Republic of Tanzania (58th Annual Session)

VICE-PRESIDENT

Presently from State of Palestine (58th Annual Session)

LIAISON OFFICERS

Representative of the Governments of Member States

Advisory Panel

Advisory Panel on the Amendment of the Statutes and Statutory Rules

Advisory Panel on Financial Matters

Advisory Panel on The Center for Research and Training

AALCO Eminent Persons Group (EPG)

Advisory Body

AALCO SECRETARIAT

Secretary General

H. E Prof. Dr. Kennedy Gastorn

United Republic of Tanzania

Deputy Secretaries-General 

Mr. Yukihiro Takeya

Japan

Ms. Wang Liyu

People’s Republic of China

Dr. Ali Garshasbi

Islamic Republic of Iran

Deputy Director 

Mrs. Anuradha Bakshi (Deputy Director)

Legal Officers 

Mr. Mohammad Alrihieli (Senior Legal Officer)

Mr. Kiran Mohan V. (Legal Officer) on Leave

Mrs. Amrita Chakravorty (Legal Officer) on Leave

Mr. Shujoy Mazumdar (Legal Officer)

Ms. Devdatta Mukherjee (Legal Officer)

Mr. Abraham Joseph (Legal Officer)

 

REGIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRES OF AALCO

Country

Region

Website

Agreement Signed with AALCO

Name of the Regional Representative

Malaysia

(Kuala Lumpur)

South East

Asia

https://www.klrca.org/

Wednesday, July 29, 1981

 Datuk Prof. Dr. Sundra  Rajoo

Arab Republic of Egypt (Cairo)

North

Africa

http://www.crcica.org/

Monday July 24, 1989

Dr. Ismail Selim

 

 

Islamic Republic of Iran (Tehran)

 

West

Asia

http://www.trac.ir/

Saturday, May 3, 1997

Dr. Oveis Rezvanian

Nigeria (Lagos)

West

Africa

http://www.rcicalagos.org/

Monday, April 26, 1999

Dr. Wilfred Ikatari

Kenya

(Nairobi)

East

Africa

http://ncia.or.ke/

Monday, July 2, 2007

Mr. Lawrence Muiruri Ngugi

 

AALCO MEMBER STATES

Member

Year of Joining AALCO

Focal Ministry

Asia

 

 

1.

Kingdom of Bahrain 

1993

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.bh/

 

2.

People's Republic of Bangladesh

1974

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.bd/

 

3.

Brunei Darussalam 

2003

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofat.gov.bn/

 

4.

People's  Republic of China

1983

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/

 

5.

Republic of Cyprus 

1980

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/

 

6.

Republic of India

1956

Ministry of External Affairs

http://www.mea.gov.in/

 

7.

Republic of Indonesia 

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.kemlu.go.id/

 

8.

Islamic Republic of Iran

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://en.mfa.ir/

 

9.

Republic of Iraq

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.iq/en/

 

10.

Japan

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.go.jp/

 

11.

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

1968

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://jordan.gov.jo/

 

12.

State of Kuwait 

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://mofa.gov.kw/

 

13.

Republic of Lebanon

1999

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants

http://www.emigrants.gov.lb/

 

14.

Malaysia

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.kln.gov.my

 

15.

Mongolia

1980

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.mn/?lang=en

 

16.

Union of Myanmar

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.mm/

 

17.

Nepal

1971

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://mofa.gov.np/

 

18.

DPR Korea 

1974

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.kp/en/

 

19.

Sultanate of Oman

1976

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mofa.gov.om/

 

20.

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

1958

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.pk/

 

21.

State of Qatar 

1976

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mofa.gov.qa/

 

22.

Republic of Korea

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mofa.go.kr/

 

23.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

1975

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.sa/

 

24.

Singapore 

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mfa.gov.sg/

 

25.

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.lk/

 

26.

State of Palestine

1990

Ministry of Justice

http://www.moj.pna.ps/

 

27.

Republic of Philippines

2019

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.dfa.gov.ph/

28.

Syrian Arab Republic

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.sy/

 

 

29.

Thailand

1961

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.go.th/

 

30.

Republic of Turkey 

1975

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/

 

31.

United Arab Emirates 

1976

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mofa.gov.ae/

 

32.

Socialist Republic of Vietnam  

2017

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.vn/en

 

33.

Republic of Yemen

1976

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mofa-ye.org/

 

Africa 

 

 

34.

Arab Republic of Egypt

1956

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.eg/

 

35.

Republic of Cameroon 

2006

Presidency of the Republic

https://www.prc.cm/en/

 

36.

Republic of Gambia

1974

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mofa.gov.gm/

 

37.

Republic of Ghana

1963

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://mfa.gov.gh/

 

38.

Republic of Kenya

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.go.ke/

 

39.

Libya

1976

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.foreign.gov.ly

 

40.

Republic of Mauritius

1972

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://foreign.govmu.org/

 

41.

Federal Republic of Nigeria

1970

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.foreignaffairs.gov.ng/

 

42.

Republic of Senegal 

1980

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.diplomatie.gouv.sn/

 

43.

Republic of Sierra Leone

1969

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://foreignaffairs.gov.sl/

 

44.

Republic of Somalia 

1976

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.so/

 

45.

Republic of South Africa

2004

International Relations and Cooperation

http://www.dirco.gov.za/

 

46.

Republic of the Sudan

1986

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

www.mofa.gov.sd/en/

 

47.

United Republic of Tanzania

1973

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.foreign.go.tz/

 

48.

Uganda

1979

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

https://www.mofa.go.ug/