About African-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization (AAPSO)

The African-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization (AAPSO) is a mass, non-governmental organization with national committees in more than 90 countries in Asia and Africa. The Organization has associate members’ committees in Europe and Latin America.

The first conference of the African-Asian People’s Solidarity movement was held in Cairo on December 27th, 1957 until 1st January 1958, resulting in the establishment of the Permanent Secretariat of the Organization with its permanent headquarters in Cairo.

The Non-Aligned Movement has been formed as a governmental movement of the Third World Countries and is an official continuation of the Bandung conference. Moreover, AAPSO is considered a popular extension of the objectives of NAM.

AAPSO has struggled firmly and resolutely since its inception against colonialism, apartheid, wars, and endeavor for peace. The Organization and its national committees and member liberation movements extended all forms of support to people in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

AAPSO has consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, and with UNESCO, UNIDO, UNCTAD.

AAPSO acts as an observer in the Non-Aligned Movement from its inception as well as in the African Committee for Human Rights and Peoples.

Here are the countries that are members in AAPSO organization as well as committee members: 

Algeria – Bahrain – Bangladesh – Brazzaville – Burkina Faso – Chad – China – Congo – Iraq- Indonesia – India – Japan – Kuwait – Lebanon – Libya – Madagascar – Mali -Mauritania – Morocco – Nepal – Nigeria – North Korea – Palestine – Russia – Senegal – Sudan – Tunisia – Vietnam – Yemen.

AAPSO Objectives

To spread the culture and values of education and peace, as well as spreading the economic mind-set, society nourishment, and human rights. Also, enforcing the gender equality attainment. The organization’s constitution that was first published as a result of the first conference, reflected the status of countries at these times. However, in Delhi’s Conference, which was set in 1988, a new constitution was published for the organization. The new constitution included rules about the organization’s work dynamics, taking into consideration the updates and improvements which have taken place within the 50 years.

A novel version of the constitution was published during the organization’s 8th conference, which was set in Hyderabad, India between the 14th and the 16th of December, 2008. The constitution was translated to Arabic, English, and French (no. 149 African-Asian people’s solidarity postings). The constitution includes enhancements in terms of society, economy, politics, and science to stay up to date with nowadays’ development.

The AAPSO has held many conferences, meetings, and seminars to discuss many societal, political, and economical problems, as well as problems of African women. The meetings were held in various countries,  including India – Algeria – Cairo – Ghana – Tanzania – Conakry – Cyprus – Yemen – Congo – Brazzaville – Vietnam – Afghanistan – Russia – Mongolia – Baghdad – Syria – Amman – Sudan and South Sudan – Mozambique – Angola – Ethiopia – Zambia – Paris – North Korea – Madagascar – Cambodia – Libya – Sri Lanka – Philippines – Malta – Bangladesh – London – Tunisia – Lebanon.

Know more about our vast international organization through the website:  https://www.aapsorg.org/en/welcome-to-aapso.htm