Justice Antonio Carpio to Deliver Plenary Address at Aloha & Mabuhay Conference

Retired Justice Antonio T. Carpio will deliver the opening plenary address at the Aloha & Mabuhay Conference on October 13 and 14.

According to the press release, he will discuss the “importance of cultivating maritime domain awareness for the effective management of the security, safety, economy, and the environment of the Philippines and Hawaii.”

Justice Carpio is a strong advocate of using international law as the best and peaceful means to protect and enforce one’s rights, the release stated. They added that he helped with the case that the Philippines brought against China at the International Court of Justice in 2013, which ultimately ruled in the Philippines’ favor in 2016.

The Aloha & Mabuhay Conference is a project of the Hawaii Philippines Business & Economic Council. The non-profit organization hopes to create a forum between Hawaii and the Philippines to promote business and economic development.

To learn more about the virtual conference, visit hpbec.com


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