Napyitaw August 27
CHAIRPERSON of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Union U Myo Nyunt and Member U Myint Win joined the 4th Congress of AACC (Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions) which was held via video conferencing on 26-27 August.
The Constitutional Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the rotating Chair Country, presided over the congress under the theme of “The XXI century Constitution – the Rule of Law, the Value of Person and the Effectiveness of the State".” Attending the congress alongside the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan kassym Jomart K. Tokayev were Chief Justices, Chairpersons, Presidents and Justices of Constitutional Courts/Councils/Tribunals of AACC Members from 18 other countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea, Myanmar, Mongolia, Thailand, Russia, Indonesia and India, and representatives of the Venice Commission from Europe, Eurasian Association of Constitutional Review Bodies, international organizations and legal officers from the universities of Kazakhstan. During the congress, the Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar read a paper titled ‘Challenges and the Ways of Solutions: Myanmar Experiences’. The paper discussed challenges of Myanmar’s Constitution, definition of Constitution by constitutional tribunal, review on laws approved by lawmakers, judgments on proposals and other related facts.
Permanent Secretary U Hla Htay and Director U Nyi Nyi Lwin joined the Secretary General Meeting of AACC held yesterday afternoon.