World Conference on Constitutional Justice

The World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ) unites 117 Constitutional Courts and Councils and Supreme Courts in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia/Oceania, and Europe.

The main purpose of the WCCJ is to facilitate judicial dialogue between constitutional judges on a global scale. Due to the obligation of judicial restraint, constitutional judges sometimes have limited occasions to conduct a constructive dialogue on constitutional principles in their countries. The exchanges that take place between judges from various parts of the world in the World Conference further reflect on arguments, which promote the basic goals inherent to national constitutions. Even if the texts often differ substantially, discussion on the underlying constitutional concepts unites constitutional judges from various parts of the world committed to promoting constitutionality in their own country.

The Court is already participating at the 1st congress in Cape Town (2009) and 2nd Congress in Rio de Janeiro (2011). And it becomes WCCJ official member since 2013, after the issue of Presidential Decree Number 14 of 2013 on The decision of Indonesia's membership in the World Conference on Constitutional Justice.

Since then, the Court contributes as an active member, such as: becomes a member of WCCJ's Bureau from 2015-2017 as President of The Association of Asian Constitutional Court, then re-elected as representative of Asia/Oceania continents for 2017-2022 who seat in the Bureau.

During the 4th Congress in Vilnius, Lithuania (2017), The Court is also suggesting a bold statement that agreed unanimously by the members to be included in the Vilnius declaration: "The World Conference deplores any unconstitutional attempt to undermine the rule of law in any country".

Recently, The Indonesian Constitutional Court is elected host for the 5th Congress in 2022 under the theme of Constitutional Justice and Peace. It is an international appreciation of law enforcement, democracy, and human rights by the court.