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Ambassador Enrique P. Syquia

Prof. Dr. Enrique P. Syquia is presently the Ambassador Estraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta to the Philippine Government.

He was valedictorian of his Associate in Arts (Pre-Law) class at UST, and graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude, from the Faculty of Civil Law of the University of Santo Tomas in 1953, and with the degree of Doctor of Civil Law, sobresaliente, from the Universidad Central de Madrid in 1955. He was a Bar topnotcher in 1953 Bar examinations.

Ambassador Syquia is a distinguished Law professor and practitioner since 1955 and has authored and edited various law books. He has specialized in International Law and made his mark in it. He is a member of many international and local law organizations and associations, some of which he had been president or chair at some given time.

He was twice candidate for the International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands.


  • UST Alumni Association, Inc.
    TOTAL Awards Night and Alumni Homecoming Souvenir Program
    March 13, 2000
    Hotel Intercontinental Manila, Makati City