Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, Honorable Antonio T. Carpio delivered a lecture at the New Era University Hall on March 9, 2018. The three-hour talk which was titled “International Law Coherence or Chaos: A Special Lecture on the West Sea and other Foreign Policy Issues”, was organized through a collaborative effort of the students and faculty of AB Foreign Service, Legal Management, AB Political Science & AB Economics.
In his lecture, Justice Carpio stressed on the importance of asserting Philippine’s rights and jurisdiction in the West Philippines Sea and established his strong points that support the country’s historical claim over the contested territory. He also tried to answer some questions raised during the open forum which was moderated by Atty. Serafin Cuevas, Jr., dean of the NEU College of Law.
The program was hosted by Prof Noe L. Pobadora, Head of the AB Foreign Service Department and Prof. Cinderella P. Quinitio, Adviser of Legal Management Students Organization.