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EU and SC inaugurate Gender and Development Corner in SC Library

November 25, 2022


Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo and European Union (EU) Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Luc Véron (fourth from left) lead the inauguration of the Gender and Development Corner at the Supreme Court Library in Ermita, Manila on November 25, 2022.

The inauguration comes after the turnover of a series of publications on feminist jurisprudence entitled “Feminist Judgments” composed of eight books donated by the Justice Sector Reform Programme: Governance in Justice (GOJUST) funded by the EU.

Joining the Chief Justice and Ambassador Véron are (from left) Associate Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh and Associate Justice Henri Jean Paul B. Inting, Co-Chairpersons of the Committee on Gender Responsiveness in the Judiciary (CGRJ); Mr. Mario Ronconi, Head of Unit for South and South-East Asia from the European Commission Directorate-General for International Partnerships; Senior Associate Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen, Chairperson of the SC Committee on Computerization and Library; and Associate Justice Amy C. Lazaro Javier, former Chairperson of the CGRJ and President of the Philippine Judges Association.

Senior Associate Justice Leonen delivered the welcome remarks, while Associate Justice Henri Jean Paul B. Inting gave the closing remarks during the Inauguration and turnover.

The event was moderated by Atty. Joyce Jazmin G. Dimaisip- Cunanan, Senior Chief Staff Officer, SC Library. Also present were Court Administrator Raul B. Villanueva, Assistant Court Administrator and Public Information Office Chief Brian Keith F. Hosaka, Deputy Clerk of Court and Chief Technology Officer Jed Sherwin G. Uy and UNOPS Senior Project Manager Joy Jakosalem-Balane, and UNOPS Communications Officer Mario Villamor.

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Mario Villamor

UNOPS Communications Officer 

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