Minister Wijedasa to attend AALCO session in China
April 13, 2015 05:35 pm
Minister of Justice Dr. Wijedasa Rajapakse is to attend the opening of the 54th session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) and deliver a key-note speech, which is scheduled to take place in Beijing, China, the Ministry said.
The annual AALCO session, which will take place in Beijing from April 13 to 17, will involve delegates from AALCO members and international organizations.
A special meeting will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference in 1955, and an international seminar on United Nations chapters and post-war international order are scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the AALCO session.
“The event, which gathers governments, civil society, academia and experts in the field, is held every five years. Topics to be addressed include: successes and challenges in implementing crime prevention policies; international cooperation; and balanced approaches to preventing new forms of transnational crime,” the Ministry said in a statement.