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Asian system of human rights protection

08/02/2015

Nagoya – Upon invitation of the University of Nagoya / CALE, the Head of the Constitutional Justice Division of the Secretariat of the Venice Commission participated in the international symposium on “Multi-layered Constitutionalization in the Context of Integration in East Asia”. This event is a follow-up to the 3rd Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice at which the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea proposed the establishment of an Asian Court of Human Rights. This proposal was welcomed in the Seoul Communiqué adopted at the Congress.

The establishment of an Asian system of human rights protection requires network building also on the level of civil society and universities to build up momentum for such an endeavour. The University of Nagoya / CALE (Prof. Obata) has kindly devoted its symposium to that topic.

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