Harry Roque is a Filipino lawyer, professor, politician and government official. He served as Presidential Spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte. In the May 9, 2022 elections, he ran for senator but lost.
In 2021, Harry Roque was an applicant for membership in the United Nations International Law Commission but his application was opposed by various groups including the University of the Philippines Executive Committee. Eventually, he got the lowest vote among nominees.
Complete Name –> Herminio Lopez Roque Jr.
Nickname –> Harry
Birthdate –> October 21, 1966 (Age )
Hometown –> Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Wife –> Mylah Reyes
Children –> 2
College –> University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Degree –> Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science
Law School –> University of the Philippines (1990)
Master of Laws –> London School of Economics (1996)
Political Career / Work Experiences
2022 – Ran for senator but lost
2017-2018, 2020-2021 – Presidential Spokesperson
2016-2017 – Congressman, Kabayan Party List Representative
Bills / Laws / Resolution
* Principal author, Universal Health Coverage Bill
Advocacy / Achievements
* Co-Founder, Center for International Law (Centerlaw)
* Lawyer of high profile cases such as the family of transgender Jennifer Laude and the victims of the 2009 Ampatuan massacre
* Former President, Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL)
See also: List of Philippine Senators