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16 August 2011

UP OVPPA and UPAA Kapihan on DIVORCE (open to the public)


UPAA Board Room

2nd floor

Ang Bahay ng Alumni

Magsaysay Avenue, UP Diliman

(behind UP Theater)


22 August 2011 (Monday)


9:00 a.m.


National Anthem

Welcome Remarks:

Regent Gladys S.J. Tiongco

President, UP Alumni Association


Dr. J. Prospero E. de Vera III

Vice President for Public Affairs

University of the Philippines

Introduction of Guest Speakers:

Dr. Jose Wendell P. Capili

Asst. Vice President for Public Affairs

Alumni Relations Director, University of the Philippines


Atty. Rita Linda V. Jimeno

Managing Partner, Jimeno, Cope and David Law Offices

Columnist, Manila Standard Today

2nd Vice-President, UPAA

Atty. Jose C. Sison

Lawyer / Philippine Star columnist

former host of ABS CBN 2's Ipaglaban Mo

Open Forum

UP Naming Mahal


Atty. Renato B. Valdecantos

Legal Counsel, UPAA


A Public Service Project of The University of the Philippines System and The UP Alumni Association

The KAPIHAN NG BAYAN SA UP aims to serve as a regular forum for intelligent and constructive discussion of issues relevant to our development as a nation. In a democracy, such public discourse is a valuable tool for guiding our national leaders and all citizens as we collectively confront and attempt to resolve whatever challenges are posed by these issues.

To achieve these goals, KAPIHAN NG BAYAN SA UP shall:

  • Adopt a strong bias not only for airing views and opinions on issues but for uncovering relevant facts and reasoned options for policies or actions on the given issues.

  • Select issues that are of great national significance, i.e., those that capture great public interest, that have festered and remained controversial over a long period, or that seems too complex and insoluble.

  • Make available, through carefully selected resource persons and discussants, the unique strengths and resources of UP in terms of expertise in various disciplines, and in knowledge generation through scientific research.

  • Work for the widest possible public exposure of the forum through partnerships with print, broadcast, internet and other communications media.


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