Senator Loren Legarda announced that the Philippine Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia will be housed at the Arsenale, the largest pre-industrial production center of the world, where national pavilions of countries all over the world are located.
Archive for April, 2016
Legarda Announces Arsenale as the Venue of Phl Pavilion at the Art Venice Biennale 2017, Invites Curators and Artists to Submit Curatorial Proposals
PHL Pavilion Aims to Start Conversation on Built Heritage with Country’s First Participation at Venice Architecture Biennale
The Philippines’ participation at the 15th Internationl Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale Di Venezia has started a conversation about the nation’s built heritage with its selected exhibition, Muhon: Traces of An Adolescent City curated by Leandro V. Locsin Partners (LVLP).
The Philippine Pavilion is located at Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy and it will hold its vernissage on May 27, 2016, while the exhibit will run from May 28 to November 2016.
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Press Conference on the Philippine Participation at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale
27 April 2016 | DFA Building, Pasay City
It is with pride and honor that I stand here today to announce that the Philippines will be part of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale for the very first time in our architecture history, a milestone that has been made possible by the support of government agencies, the National Commission for Culture and the […]
Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
2nd National Protected Area Conference
Sustaining Ecosystem Services and Benefits from Protected Areas
26 April 2016 | Holiday Inn Manila Galleria, Pasig City
A few days ago, on Earth Day, the Philippines and 174 other nations signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Philippine delegation was headed by no less than our Environment Secretary, Ramon Paje, who signed the Agreement and delivered the […]
Senator Loren Legarda called on nations to immediately ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change and stressed on the need to target the more ambitious but safer 1.5 degrees Celsius warming limit.
Legarda, Global Champion for Resilience of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), made the statement during the press conference with Ministers of the High Ambition Coalition (HAC), following the signing of the Paris Agreement at the UN Headquarters in New York on April 22.
CITING the urgency of action, Sen. Loren Legarda has pledged to push the Philippines and other vulnerable nations to ratify immediately the recently signed Paris agreement on climate change, assuring that the country is on track toward fulfilling its commitment to cut carbon emissions and ease global warming.
Legarda said that she will work on getting the agreement ratified by the Senate within the year while also calling on legislators from other countries to do the same.
“We will muster all the energy and resources within our means, sustain advocacy at the grassroots level and rally the executive and legislative branches of the government, as well as the local government units, so that the Philippines can be true to its commitment in Paris to keep global temperature rise this century well below two degrees Celsius and to drive efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels,” Legarda said.
The covenant signing happened the same day the Paris agreement on climate change was signed by world leaders at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Environment Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje signed the Paris Climate Agreement on behalf of the Philippine Government, according to the office of Senator Loren Legarda, co-head of the Philippine Delegation at the High Level Signature Ceremony for the agreement.
New York, USA—Senator Loren Legarda, Co-Head of the Philippine Delegation at the High Level Signature Ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement, pronounced the Philippines’ commitment to ensuring the early entry into force of the Agreement by aiming for Philippine ratification within the year.
On April 22, a few hours after Environment Secretary Ramon Paje, Head of the Philippine Delegation, signed the Paris Agreement on behalf of the Philippine Government, Legarda attended the High Level Informal Event for the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement.
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
High Level Informal Event for the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement
22 April 2016 | 2:30pm
Conference Room 4, UN Headquarters, New York
Ladies and Gentlemen,
A few hours ago, the Philippines affixed its signature to a document that will go down in history as one of the most important agreements bequeathed by world leaders to future generations – the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
The Philippines joins you […]