The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia (MKRI) will be hosting The 2nd Conference of the Judicial Conference of Constitutional and Supreme Courts/Councils of the OIC Member States/Observer States (The 2nd J-OIC Conference) on “Human Rights and Constitutionalism: The Contribution of Judiciary in Moslem Countries” on September 15-17, 2021 in Bandung, West Java. As many as 83 countries/organizations were invite to this international event, which will take place both on-premise and online. Three countries—Algiers, Pakistan, and Turkey—will attend on-premise.
The conference will take place as a result of an agreement from the first conference in Turkey, which produced the Declaration of Istanbul in 2018. Then, the participants agreed to hold a conference periodically to promote the enforcement of law and human rights.
To prepare for the conference, MKRI held a coordination meeting virtually on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. The meeting was led by Secretary-General M. Guntur Hamzah. At the meeting, the technical arrangements of the conference were discussed, including the arrival and departure arrangements of the domestic and international guests amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the procedure to organize the event in compliance with the existing health protocol, as well as network installation.
The Secretary of the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises Susyanto, the Chief of the West Java Police Operations Bureau Kombes Pol. Stephen M. Napiun, a representative of the Central COVID-19 Task Force acting Director of Disaster Management System Mohd. Robi Amri, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Military District Command (Kodam) III Siliwangi, and other partners of the Court were in attendance. They expressed their full support of the upcoming conference and hoped that it would implement health protocol strictly. They would coordinate with one another for the success of the event.
Writer : Fuad Subhan
Editor : Lulu Anjarsari P.
Translator : Yuniar Widiastuti (NL)