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CHAIRPERSON
LORETTA ANN P. ROSALES

 

CURRENT POSITION:

Chairperson, Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHRP)
Chair, South East Asian National Human Rights Institutions Forum (SEANF)

FORMER POSITIONS: LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL

  • Chair Emeritus, AKBAYAN Citizens Action Party
  • Co-chair, Philippine Coalition for the International Criminal Court
    President, Institute for Political and Electoral Reform (IPER)
  • Chair, Claimants 1081
  • Chair, First Quarter Storm Foundation
  • Honorary Chair, TEACHERS, Inc.
  • Vice-President, Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC)
  • Current Member, Philippine Working Group, ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism
  • Council Member, The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD)
  • Current Senior Advisor, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentarians Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC)

 

FORMER POSITIONS IN CONGRESS

  1. Party List Representative, AKBAYAN Citizens’ Action Party
  2. 11 th – 13 th Congress (1998 – 2007)
  3. Functions: 12th and 13th Congress
    • Chair, Committee on Human Rights
    • Vice-Chair, Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms
    • Chair, Sub-Committee on the Party List & Local Sectoral Representation
    • Deputy Minority Leader – 13 th Congress  

Education Background

  • Bachelor of Science, Foreign Service, University of the Philippines;
  • Master of Arts, Asian Studies, University of the Philippines

  

Family Background

Married
W/ Two daughters; Two grandchildren

Professional Background:

College Instructor and University Lecturer on Philippine Social Sciences, History and the Philippine Constitution

 

Political Background and former International Activities:

  • Political activist during the regime of the late Ferdinand E. Marcos
  • Was incarcerated twice; tortured victim
  • Founding Chair, Alliance of Concerned Teachers-Philippines
  • Former member of the Executive Board, Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA)
  • Former Member, International Parliamentarians Union (IPU)
  • Former Member, Association of Asian Parliamentarians for Peace and Democracy