7 September 2018
A delegation headed by U Myo Nyunt, Chairperson of the Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar, attended an International Conference in commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea, which held a discussion under the theme of “Constitutional Justice and Democracy” in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 2nd to 5th September.
Together with the delegation of Myanmar Constitutional Tribunal, the constitutional tribunals and courts from 36 other countries also attended the conference. During the conference, the Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar read a paper titled “Myanmar’s Past and Contemporary Constitutional Judgements”.
The paper discussed Myanmar’s 1947, 1974 and 2008 Constitutions, the constitutional judgements associated with them, as well as their handovers, insights, judgements on proposals and other related facts. The discussions in conference were divided into four parts such as ‘Past and Contemporary Constitutional Judgments’, ‘Constitutional Judgments on the Legislative Body and Elections’, Constitutional Judgments on Protection of Human Rights’, and ‘Challenges of the 21st Century’.
The Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar is working together with the Association of Asia Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions (AACC) and other international constitutional courts and equivalent institutions concerning the administration of constitutional justice.