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14/07/2015: The Philippine team at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands...

 

The Philippine team at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, before the start of the oral arguments in connection with the arbitration case against China on the dispute in the South China Sea. Among the team members are (front, L-R) Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Secretary Ronald Llamas, Speaker Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte, Jr., Executive Secretary Pacquito Ochoa, Jr., Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Benjamin Caguioa, Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs Menardo Guevarra, Consul General Henry Bensurto (back, 1st from left), Mr. Paul Reichler of Foley Hoag (back, 3rd from left), and legal counsels.