KTT AA 2015
Asia Africa Senior Officials Meeting
A series of 60th anniversary events of the Asian-African Conference 2016 began with Asia Africa Senior Officials Meeting (AA SOM) which was held on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). The event was attended by 109 leaders of countries in Asia and Africa and 25 representatives from international organizations. The objective of this AA SOM meeting is to discuss bilateral relationships between countries, and produced three documents: Bandung Message, Declaration on the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP) and the Declaration on Palestine. Bandung message contents include general issues that occurred during the 60 years back. AA SOM also discussed the political support for Palestinian independence.
Asian African Ministerial Meeting 2015
Asian-African Ministerial Meeting was held on 20 April 2015, at the Jakarta Convention Center. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, Retno Marsudi, and was attended by 33 heads of state and representatives from 77 countries.
In her opening speech, Marsudi stressed the importance of Bandung Message to strengthen the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership. In addition, she also pointed the willingness Indonesia in supporting Palestine’s independence.
The meeting also resulted in six main points:
- The Spirit of Bandung becomes important to remind the current situation;
- Delegates agreed to strengthen solidarity between countries;
- Delegates agreed to provide full support for the independence of Palestine and the establishment of Palestinian capacity building;
- The ministers welcomed the three documents as well as providing a framework to follow up the cooperation of the countries of Asia and Africa;
- To intensify Triangular Cooperation for the participating countries and to promote South-South Cooperation.
- The importance of security and stability as well as strengthening the cooperation in fighting transnational crime including terrorism and drug smuggling.
From Asian-Afican for the World
Asian-African Conference (KAA) in 2015 as a sign of running the cooperation among countries in Asia and Africa. A series of events organized to celebrate the 60th Asian-African Conference (KAA) which started from 19 April 2015 until 24 April 2015 held in Jakarta and Bandung. The events are filled with marathon meeting from high-official meeting, the Ministerial meeting of Asian-African, Asia-Africa Business Summit, the Asia-Africa Summit, and the Conference of the Asian-African Parliament. This grand meeting was attended by delegates from 109 countries and 41 delegates of International organizations and observers.
Officially, the 60th Asian-African Conference (KAA) opened by President Joko Widodo in Assembly Hall Jakarta Convention Center, Senayan, Jakarta, Wednesday (04/22/2015). At the opening ceremony, the President also gave a speech that touched a number of issues. The speech was also considered to be very nice and bold satirical attitude of developed countries and societies in the world organization. High appreciation given to the President by dozens of heads of state and delegates KAA members were present at the opening.
Also, at the opening of the Asian-African Conference (KAA) President of China Xi Jin ping got a chance to make a speech. In the content of his speech, he forwarded the establishment of economic cooperation and convinced the countries of Asia and Africa that the ever existed of silk road is still relevant today.
Asian-African Summit in 2015 are produced three major documents namely Bandung Message, strengthening of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP), and the Declaration of Palestine. Bandung Message in 2015 is a document that contains the vision of Asian and African countries to be achieved, in which also contains the declaration of stating that Bandung as a City of Human Rights. Strengthening of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP) provides an implementation of framework and follows up the Bandung Messages 2015. The Declaration of Palestinian are contains eight points that delivering the support to Palestinians to achieve the independence, salutes the struggle and steadfastness of the Palestinians, pushes the two-state solution, and condemned the Israel’s treatment as occupiers.
60th Asian-African Conference Celebration
The Asian-African Conference celebration culmination was held on Friday, 24th April 2015 in Bandung.A historical walk from Hotel Savoy Homann to Merdeka Building Africa Asia through the streets preceded the series of event 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference. This trail is participated by 109 leaders of Asian and African countries. Arriving at Gedung Merdeka, the Mayor of Bandung, Ridwan Kamil read Ten Principles of Bandung which is one of the results of the Asian-African Conference in 1955. The Asian-African Summit produced three main documents: Bandung Message, strengthening of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP), and the Declaration on Palestine. Bandung Message 2015 is a document contains the vision of Asian and African countries to be achieved, in which declare that Bandung is a city of human right. Strengthening the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP) provides an implementation framework and follow up the Bandung Message 2015.Palestinian Declaration contains eight points that supporting to the Palestinians to achieve independence, salutingfor the struggle and steadfastness of the Palestinians, encourage the two-state solution, condemned Israel’s treatment as occupier. Then followed by signing Bandung Message by President JokoWidodo, the President Xi Jinping and the King of Swaziland Mswati III as the result of the 60th Asian-African Conference celebration in 2015. Furthermore, most of the Moslem country’s leaders pray Friday in Mesjid Agung which is about 500 meters from Gedung Merdeka. After that, the leaders had lunch hosted by state Governor of West Java in Pakuan. This luncheon led by the President of Indonesian. Joko Widodo. The President, Joko Widodo, also deliver a speech at 60th Asian-African Conference Celebration in GedungMerdeka, Bandung on Friday, 24th April 2015. He pointed that the goals must be achieved through cooperation between countries. He also called for the re-inflame the spirit of Bandung. He invited the leaders of Asian and African countries to work together to improve the prosperity of the people through economic cooperation and trade.