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Legarda Hails Senate’s Approval on Second Reading of Domestic Workers’ Convention

July 31, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY HAILED THE SENATE’S APPROVAL ON SECOND READING OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION (ILO) CONVENTION 189, THE CONVENTION CONCERNING DECENT WORK FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS.

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Protection of Filipino Seafarers, Imbued with National Interest

July 31, 2012

Senate Session Hall;I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Resolution No. 829 under Committee Report No. 319, entitled: “Resolution concurring in the Ratification of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006” adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organization on 23 February 2006.

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Legarda to Gov’t: Heed Warning Signs of Bigger Disasters, Actions Must Be in Place

July 30, 2012

“As a country that is often visited by typhoons, which now bring heavier rains and stronger winds, disaster preparedness systems should now be in place and continuously upgraded to be able to protect our communities from extreme weather events,”

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Legarda Hails Philippine Schools’ Victory at ASEAN Eco-Friendly Schools Award

July 27, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA HAILED THE VICTORY OF TWO PHILIPPINE SCHOOLS AT THE RECENTLY-HELD PRESENTATION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) ECO-FRIENDLY SCHOOLS AWARD DURING THE MINISTERIAL DINNER FOR THE LAUNCHING OF THE ASEAN ENVIRONMENTAL YEAR (AEY) 2012 IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA.

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Legarda Details Role of Business Community in Disaster Risk Reduction at Gathering of Professional Women of AmCham

July 27, 2012

“I was very honored to have been invited to talk about climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction among some of the most accomplished women in the country, and to have an opportunity to talk to them about how the business community can contribute to making the Philippines more disaster-resilient,”

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Professional Women of the AmCham Forum Mandarin Oriental Hotel

July 27, 2012

Mandarin Oriental Hotel;For years, I have been endeavoring to make significant strides on the legislative front on various issues that are close to my heart. Allow me to outline these to you in the context the Millennium Development Goals, the collective commitment of nations for human development.

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