Secretary of Justice Menardo I. Guevarra, Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin, and Secretary of Interior and Local Government Eduardo M. Año, the Principals of the Justice Sector Coordinating Council (JSCC), signed and approved four resolutions during the Principals’ Meeting held on March 7, 2019 at the Ballroom 1, AG New World Manila Bay Hotel, Manila.
The first resolution approved the launching of the Justice Zones of Davao and Angeles City on March 14 and April 12, 2019, respectively. The second resolution approved the JSCC logo and tagline—“Bayanihan Para sa Katarungan.” The third resolution designated Deputy Court Administrator Raul B. Villanueva and Atty. Laura C.H. Del Rosario, Deputy Clerk of Court and Judicial Reform Program Administrator of the SC Program Management office, as Programme Director and Deputy Programme Director, respectively. And the fourth resolution designated the agency representatives to the Secretariat of the JSCC: Bernardo C. Florece, Jr., DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order, Markk L. Perete, DOJ Undersecretary, and Atty. Laura C.H. Del Rosario. While Atty. Cynthia Laureano-Pulido, Chief, Legal Division, and Atty. Maria Theresa Sindico-Guillaume, State Counsel, were designated as alternative representatives of the DILG and DOJ, respectively. (Courtesy of the SC Public Information Office)