The Association of Police Training Institutions in Asia (APTA) is hereby established.
The vision of the APTA is “Shared Growth through Cooperation.”
Reciprocity and partnership are APTA’s core values.
Definitions of the terms in this Protocol are as follows:
The APTA’s objectives are:
The APTA pursues its objectives through the following activities:
Members of the APTA shall respect this Protocol within the scope of their domestic laws and international laws, without prejudice to the extant agreements between the members.
The membership categories of the APTA shall be Members and Dialogue Partners.
A Member shall be any of the following:
A Dialogue Partner shall be any of the following:
The APTA shall comprise:
The Association may establish additional sub-organs through the General Assembly’s decision.
The General Assembly shall be the main decision-making organ of the Association,
composed of delegates appointed by the Members of the APTA.
The functions of the General Assembly shall be the following:
The President shall:
The Vice President shall:
The Secretariat, under the guidance of the President, shall be responsible for working-level planning and operations of the Association, including administration and communication, among others.
The Liaison Working Group comprises liaison officers designated by respective APTA Members.
Each Member shall update the Secretariat with the latest contact information of its liaison officers without delay.
The Liaison Working Group shall:
The official language of the Association is English.
Any revision to this Protocol shall be prepared by the Secretariat and Liaison Working Group for the approval of the General Assembly by two-thirds majority vote of the Members present at the Annual Meeting.
Signed at the Korean National Police University located in Asan City, the Republic of Korea,
on February 22, 2017 in English language.
The Association of Police Training Institutions in Asia