Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Endorses WPJI National Info TourDaisy Brett-Holt
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Philippines endorses the National Information Tour on Jury Trial and Grand Jury of the Worldwide Philippine Jury Initiative (WPJI) in a memorandum dated July 15, 2015 signed by Dr. Patricia Licuanan, PH. D.
The memorandum reads in part:
“In accordance with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (R.A.) 7722, otherwise known as the ‘”Higher Education Act of 1994″‘, this Office hereby endorses the above undertaking organized by the Worldwide Philippine Jury Initiative, Inc. for the support and participation of all concerned.
This activity will be attended by students of higher education institutions.
Participation of officials, employees and students from private higher education institutions (HEIs) shall be VOLUNTARY. Officials and employees of State and Local Universities and Colleges (SUCs and LUCs) who will participate in this activity should obtain prior approval from the President/Head of their respective institutions and are hereby reminded to observe proper use of government funds in accordance with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) National Budget Circular No. 486 and Administrative Order No. 103.
Wide dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.”