Agenda

Day 1

INTERNATIONAL FAMILY AND CHILD PROTECTION LAW

Opening Ceremony

Philippines

Hon. Enrique A. Manalo

Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)

Philippines

Hon. Alexander G. Gesmundo

Chief Justice, Supreme Court

HCCH

Dr Christophe Bernasconi

Secretary General

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SESSION 1 | THE HCCH: BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP & KEY CONVENTIONS

HCCH

Dr Christophe Bernasconi
Secretary General

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  • Dr Christophe Bernasconi

Philippines

Hon. J. Eduardo Malaya

Philippine Ambassador to the Netherlands

Thailand

Ms Phongsaward Guyaroonsuith

Permanent Secretary of Justice of Thailand

Mongolia

Ms  Solongoo Bayarsaikhan

Vice Minister of Justice and Home Affairs

HCCH

Prof. Yun Zhao

Representative for Asia and the Pacific

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Day 2

TRANSNATIONAL LITIGATION AND APOSTILLE

SESSION 2 | 1961 APOSTILLE CONVENTION

Philippines

Ms Dyan Kristine Miranda-Pastrana

Director, Office of Consular Affairs, DFA

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Singapore

Mr Paul Neo

Chief Operations Officer / Chief Financial Officer,
Singapore Academy of Law

Indonesia

Mr Tudiono

Director, Central Authority and International Law, Directorate General of Legal Administrative Affairs, Ministry of Law and Human Rights

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SESSION 3 | 2005 CHOICE OF COURT CONVENTION & 2019 JUDGMENTS CONVENTION

Chair:
Dr Gérardine Goh Escolar 
Deputy Secretary General, HCCH

New Zealand

Hon. Justice David Goddard
Judge, High Court and Court of Appeal

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Philippines

Hon. Francis H. Jardeleza

Associate Justice, Supreme Court (ret.)

People’s Republic of China

Judge Gao Xiaoli

Director General of the International Cooperation Department, Supreme People’s Court

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SESSION 4 | 1965 SERVICE CONVENTION & 1970 EVIDENCE CONVENTION

Chair:
Atty. Peter Corvera

3rd Vice President of the Philippine Bar Association

Australia

Mr Brody Warren

Senior Legal Officer, Attorney-General’s Department

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Philippines

Hon. Raul B. Villanueva (Service Convention)

Court Administrator, Supreme Court of the Philippines

Republic of Korea

Judge Soojin Cho

Seoul Western District Court

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SESSION 5 | 1993 ADOPTION CONVENTION

Chair
Hon. Janella Ejercito Estrada
Executive Director, National Authority for Child Care

HCCH

Ms Capucine Page

Legal Officer

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Philippines

Ms Bernadette B. Abejo

Former Executive Director, National Authority for Child Care

Viet Nam

Ms Dao Thi Ha

Department of Adoption, Ministry of Justice

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SESSION 6 | 1980 CHILD ABDUCTION CONVENTION & 1996 CHILD PROTECTION CONVENTION

Chair
Hon. Angelene Mary W. Quimpo-Sale
Justice, Court of Appeals

Australia

Hon. Justice Victoria Bennett

Judge, Federal Circuit and Family Court

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Philippines

Hon. Amy C. Lazaro-Javier

Associate Justice, Supreme Court

 

Israel

Ms Leslie Kaufman

Senior Deputy to the State Attorney, Ministry of Justice

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SESSION 7 | 2007 CHILD SUPPORT CONVENTION

Chair
Atty. Jilliane Joyce R. De Dumo-Cornista
Philippine Embassy, Seoul

United States of America

Ms Margaret Haynes
Attorney, National Child Support Enforcement

Association (NCSEA)

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  • Ms Margaret Haynes

Philippines

Prof. Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan
University of the Philippines

New Zealand

Ms Leeanne Spillane
Inland Revenue Department

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Day 3

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL, DIGITAL, AND FINANCIAL LAW & NORMATIVE PROJECTS AND FUTURE WORK

Chair
Prof. Michael Tiu, Jr.
College of Law, University of the Philippines

SESSION 8 | 2015 CHOICE OF LAW PRINCIPLES

Indonesia

Dr Priskila P. Penasthika

Assistant Professor, Universitas Indonesia

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SESSION 9 | JURISDICTION PROJECT

Japan

Prof. Keisuke Takeshita
Hitotsubashi University

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SESSION 10 | DIGITAL ECONOMY PROJECT

HCCH

Dr Gérardine Goh Escolar
Deputy Secretary General

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CLOSING CEREMONY

HCCH

Dr Christophe Bernasconi
Secretary General

Philippines

Prof. Sedfrey Candelaria
Philippine Judicial Academy

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