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Legarda Supports PH Participation in 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

October 18, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda strongly supports this year’s official participation of the Philippines in the world’s largest trade fair for books, the Frankfurt Book Fair, on October 19-23, 2016.

“I am glad that we are able to participate again in the Frankfurt Book Fair. This is a good opportunity for the Philippines not only to promote our publishing industry in the global arena but also to showcase the world-class talents of our Filipino writers and the gems of Filipino literature, espousing our rich culture and traditions,” said Legarda.

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Message: Inter-Agency National Workshop On High Profile Environmental Crimes

October 17, 2016

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Inter-Agency National Workshop
On High Profile Environmental Crimes
17 October 2016 | EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City

Foremost, allow me to thank and congratulate the Environmental Ombudsman Program and Project Management Bureau of the Office of the Ombudsman for convening this Inter-Agency National Workshop on High Profile Environmental Crimes.
 
I am honored to be part of this highly significant event, which coincides with a very important occasion—the Senate’s Centennial Anniversary. It offers an opportune […]

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Legarda Wants Eastern Visayas to be Model Region for Resilience

October 17, 2016

In commemoration of Supertyphoon Yolanda’s onslaught next month, Senator Loren Legarda has urged citizens of Eastern Visayas Region, which was greatly devastated by the storm, to work together in making the region a model for resilience.

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Speech: Ensuring Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction as a Priority in Policy Making and Development Planning

October 14, 2016

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
“Ensuring Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction as a Priority in Policy Making and Development Planning”

PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative: Regional Cooperative Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
14 October 2016 | Leyte Academic Center, Palo, Leyte
 
Every year on October 13th we commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). This year’s celebration focused on reducing global disaster mortality, the first of the seven targets of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk […]

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Legarda Asks NEDA: Help Restore Ecological Integrity of Manila Bay

October 14, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda has asked the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to take a proactive role in ensuring the sustainability of the Manila Bay through the restoration of the bay’s ecological integrity.

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Legarda on DRR Day: Manage Risks to Reduce Disaster Mortality

October 12, 2016

In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on October 13, Senator Loren Legarda said that the country should strengthen disaster risk management plans and programs to effectively reduce disaster mortality and eradicate poverty.