AALCO, originally known as the Asian Legal Consultative Committee (ALCC) was constituted in 1956. The purposes and objectives of the Organization are inter alia
* to serve as an advisory body to its Member States in the field of international law and as a forum for Asian-African co-operation in legal matters of common concern;
* to consider and deliberate on issues related to international law that may be referred to the Organization by the Member States and to make such recommendations to governments as deemed necessary.
Members are 47 countries from Asia and Africa. Some publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]