The Philippine Sports activities Fee (PSC) is providing its assist to resolve the problem between pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Observe and Area Affiliation (PATAFA) by asking to be a mediator.
In an announcement on Thursday, the PSC mentioned it’ll ahead a “Mediation Submission Settlement” this afternoon to Obiena and PATAFA for his or her evaluation, and PSC chair Buch Ramirez expects the 2 events to signal the settlement.
The settlement goals to nominate a mediator, arrange guidelines, language, and place of mediation for the 2 events. It additionally states that if the problem isn’t resolved inside 30 calendar days from the beginning of mediation, the dispute will probably be resolved by arbitration.
“The function of the mediator is merely to facilitate communication, establish points and assist the events arrive at a settlement. My function as mediator is to not resolve who is true or flawed. We’re after a win-win answer for each side. The purpose is to protect relationships of the disputing events,” Ramirez mentioned.
“I’m fearful about them each. EJ is carrying this burden on their own abroad, away from household and pals. I’m involved about Mr. Juico’s well being. The sooner we are able to sit down and speak, the sooner we are able to resolve this,” he added.
On Wednesday, the PSC known as for a dialogue between the 2 events and demanded Obiena and PATAFA to chorus from issuing statements to the general public. — LA, GMA Information