The 4th Congress of the Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions (AACC) and the ceremony on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of Kazakhstan were held via video conference due to the precautions of Covid-19 pandemic.
President of the Turkish Constitutional Court Zühtü Arslan, Secretary General Mr. Murat Şen and Deputy Secretary General Dr. Mücahit Aydın participated in the Congress organized between 26 – 28 August 2020 under the auspices of the Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan in its capacity of the Term-President of the AACC.
The Board of Members of AACC convened at the Congress. During the meeting, the amendments on the AACC Statute were approved unanimously. In addition, the Supreme Court of Bangladesh acquired membership of the Association.
Discussions were held on the theme «The XXI century Constitution- the Rule of Law, the Value of Person and the Effectiveness of State» during the Congress.
After having congratulated the Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of Kazakhstan, President Arslan congratulated the Supreme Court of Bangladesh for the membership and expressed his appreciation for the expansion of the Association.
During the Board of Members Meeting, Secretary General of the Constitutional Court Mr. Murat Şen presented the activity report of the Center for Training and Human Resources of the AACC. On the second day of the Congress, Deputy Secretary General Dr. Mücahit Aydın delivered a presentation on the case-law of the Turkish Constitutional Court with regard to the e-hearings conducted via digital technology.
The 4th Congress of the AACC came to an end with the adoption of the joint Declaration.