The Administrative Council of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) elected Ambassador J. Eduardo Malaya as acting president of the council for the term 2023 to 2024, during its 208th Session held at the Peace Palace in The Hague.
The election of Malaya, the Philippine Ambassador to the Netherlands, was affirmed by acclamation during the Dec. 12 session, upon the nomination of the council’s Asia Group. The council is the governing body of the PCA and composed of the representatives of the court’s 122 member states.
In remarks made upon his assumption, Malaya affirmed the Philippines’ commitment to contributing to the important undertakings of the PCA and pledged to work clos…
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