Setting the Labor Legislative Agenda for the 19th Congress

WEP holds RTD on setting the labor legislative agenda for the 19th Congress The Workers and Employees Program (WEP) conducted a round-table discussion (RTD) last June 18, 2022 with the theme “Labor Legislative Agenda: Moving Forward.” Geared towards bringing to the fore the pressing issues and concerns of the labor sector that should be addressed by the incoming 19th Congress, and likewise, to present the WEP-proposed Disease Outbreak Benefits Bill for further feedback, the RTD included participants from labor groups, federations, a Party-List Representative, and law students. Prof. Solomon F. Lumba, the Associate Dean of the UP College of Law,…

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Atty. Ice Baguilat lectures in UP IHR forum on Indigenous Peoples in the Academia

Atty. Ice Baguilat lectures in UP IHR forum on Indigenous Peoples in the Academia In celebration of the National Day of Indigenous Peoples and International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the UP IHR organized a forum entitled “Indigenous Peoples and Learning Spaces in the Academe” on 9 August 2022. The event which was held at the Bocobo Hall and simultaneously presented via Zoom and Facebook Live was opened by UP IHR Director Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan. In her welcome address, Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan pointed out that the role of academia in advancing IP rights is undeveloped. She highlighted the importance of…

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Asian Society of Labour Law Invites Paper Submission for the Manila Special Conference

Asian Society of Labour Law Invites Paper Submissions for the 16-17 December 2022 Manila Special Conference; Designates UP Law Prof. Daway As Interim President Greetings! The Asian Society of Labour Law (AsianSLL) will hold its 2022 Manila Special Conference on the reset/rescheduled date of 16-17 December 2022, via hybrid (face-to-face and virtual), at the College of Law, University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. The Conference Theme is “Labour Rights in the New Normal”. The two-day Conference will have thematic discussions based on these concerns: Workers’ Rights Amidst the New Normal (Pandemic) Gender Equality in Labour Law Other…

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UP GLPP holds Gender Sensitivity Training for Manila Water Employees

UP GLPP holds Gender Sensitivity Training for Manila Water Employees The Gender Law and Policy Program (GLPP) of the University of the Philippines College of Law, in partnership with the Manila Water Corporation Human Resources Group, held a Gender Sensitivity Training titled, “Gender and Development 101: A Webinar on Gender Sensitivity for Manila Water Employees” on 25 July 2022 through Zoom and Microsoft (MS) Teams. The gender sensitivity training aimed to promote a gender-aware, gender-sensitive, and gender-responsive workplace environment, and to empower Manila Water employees to become more gender-sensitive individuals. A total of 1,488 Manila Water employees attended the training…

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Philippine Materials in International Law: A Colloquium

PHILIPPINE MATERIALS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, A COLLOQUIUM Following the successful publication and launch of the book, the UP Institute of International Legal Studies (UP IILS), in partnership with the Philippine Society of International Law (PSIL) and the UP College of Law, held a virtual Colloquium on the book “Philippine Materials in International Law”, authored by International Criminal Court Judge (ret.) and former Dean of the UP College of Law, Judge Raul C. Pangalangan. The event was moderated by Atty. Paula Deveraturda, and featured members of the UP College of Law Faculty—Prof. Rommel Casis, Prof. Andre Palacios, Prof. Dante Gatmaytan, Dr.…

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Welcome to the Recognition Rites of the UP College of Law Batch 2022

Welcome to the Recognition Rites of the UP College of Law Batch 2022 This year’s recognition rites theme is Sinag, a Filipino word meaning “ray of light.” Sinag represents the fervent hope of this year’s graduates: to serve as a beacon of light to guide one another as they embark on their legal careers. The graduates of Batch 2022 have gone through an overwhelming journey in conquering the hardships of law school. But, as the saying goes, no one is an island unto oneself. The graduates were aided by their professors, mentors, families, and friends —their own beacons — in…

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