Monday, September 24, 2018

CONFERENCE ON ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION STAKEHOLDERS

(Thursday, 14th day of June 2018)

 

The Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution (OADR), an agency of the Department of Justice, conducted a conference for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) stakeholders on June 6 at Plaza Alemania, Iligan City.

The conference was graced by the DOJ Undersecretary Erickson H. Balmes, DOJ ASec. Sergio Yap II, OADR OIC-Deputy Directors on Public Information and Promotion Division (PIPD), Atty. Jay Patrick R. Santiago of Quisumbing Torres Law Firm, and Judge Albert Abragan. The said activity was also participated by the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, City Department Heads of the City Governent of Iligan and their staff who may be performing dispute resolution functions, Department of Trade Industry- Iligan, members of the IBP-ILigan, Rotary Club of Iligan, and representatives from the private sector. The participants were introduced to the concept of ADR, its importance in settling disputes, and its mechanisms. Alternative Dispute Resolution is a process or procedure used to resolve a dispute or controversy, other than by adjudication of a presiding judge of a court or an officer of a government agency, as defined in the RA 9285, in which a neutral third party participates to assist in the resolution of issues, which includes arbitration, mediation, conciliation, early neutral evaluation, mini-trial, or any combination thereof. This conference is pursuant to the mandate of OADR to institutionalize the use of ADR mechanisms in private and public sectors to achieve speedy and impartial justice and declog court dockets.

 

 

Prepared by:

EMMYLOU A. VIRTUDAZO  /Administrative Staff/City Administrator’s Office/City Government of Iligan

DONNA BELLE G. OLADO / Senior Tourism Operations/Officer  City Administrator’s Office/City Government of Iligan

 

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L-R: City Administrator Atty. Dexter Rey T. Sumaoy, Chief of Staff of the City Mayor’s Office Atty. Rafael Benedictos, Jr., and Department of Justice ASec Sergio Yap II

L-R: DTI Representatives with City AdministratorAtty. Dexter Rey T. Sumaoy (5th from left), Chief of Staff of the City Mayor’s Office Atty. Rafael Benedictos, Jr, Department of Justice ASec Sergio Yap II, OADR OIC-Deputy Directors of the Public Information and Promotion Division (PIPD) Atty. Karla Izavella Nitura, Atty. Mary Grace V. Pulido Sadian and Atty. Jenny Rose G. Avellano-Catalo

L-R: City Government of Iligan Representatives with OADR OIC-Deputy Directors of the Public Information and Promotion Division (PIPD) Atty. Albert Ignatius Abragan II (6th from left), Department of Justice ASec Sergio Yap II, Judge Albert B. Abragan, OADR OIC-Deputy Directors of the Public Information and Promotion Division (PIPD) Atty. Karla Izavella Nitura, Atty. Mary Grace V. Pulido Sadian and Atty. Jenny Rose G. Avellano-Catalo

L-R: IBP Iligan with OADR OIC-Deputy Directors of the Public Information and Promotion Division (PIPD) Atty. Albert Ignatius Abragan II, Department of Justice ASec Sergio Yap II, OADR OIC-Deputy Directors of the Public Information and Promotion Division (PIPD) Atty. Karla Izavella Nitura, Atty. Mary Grace V. Pulido Sadian and Atty. Jenny Rose G. Avellano-Catalo