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Video Message: 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum Plenary Session

October 17, 2018

Video Message of Senator Loren Legarda
6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum
Plenary Session: “Local Governments at the Forefront”
October 17, 2018 | ADB, Ortigas
On behalf of the Philippines and our fellow hosts, good morning and thank you for your participation in the 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum.
I am privileged to deliver my message for this panel session on “Local Governments at the Forefront,” as I accept the new challenge of serving in the newly formed Global Commission […]

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Statement: Opening Ceremony, Launch of the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA)

Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Opening Ceremony, Launch of the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM | October 16, 2018
Main Hall, The Ridderzaal, The Hague, Netherlands  

October 16, 2018
Esteemed colleagues in the Global Commission on Adaptation,  

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Message: Philippine Reception – Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda* Philippine Reception –

October 13, 2018
Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 11 October 2018 | Philippine Pavilion, FBF 2018 *Message was delivered by Consul General Evelyn Garcia, Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt How do we nurture passion for reading? In the world’s largest international trade fair for the book publishing industry, we are surrounded by tons of books that we could not read in our lifetime, yet it excites us to see what titles could be a good read. Reading enriches the mind, as well [...]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech: On Illegal Wildlife Trade

October 10, 2018

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues,
I wish to call the attention of this Chamber, and the public, to the prevailing illegal wildlife trade, an issue that is both a national and international concern for the Philippines.
Since our membership to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1981, certain entities in our country have continued to partake in the wildlife crime. Nevertheless, we strived to uphold the goals of the Convention, which aims to protect […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech on SB No. 1917, Amending R. A. No. 10084, Granting Survivorship Benefits to Deceased Retired Officers of Constitutionally-Created Offices

October 1, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda
Co-Sponsorship Speech on SB No. 1917,
Amending R. A. No. 10084,
Granting Survivorship Benefits to Deceased Retired Officers of Constitutionally-Created Offices
1 October 2018 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
It is with great pleasure that I register my full and unequivocal support for the passage of Senate Bill No. 1917, which seeks to grant rights of survivorship benefits not only to the surviving legitimate spouse of a deceased retired member of the Commission on Audit (COA), Civil Service […]

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Speech: Launch of DBM’s “Green, Green, Green” Program

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Launch of DBM’s “

October 1, 2018
Green, Green, Green”

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Speech: Launch of Mobile Marine and Naval Centrum

September 25, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Launch of Mobile Marine and Naval Centrum
September 25, 2018 | SM Megamall, Mandaluyong

I thank the Citizen’s Support Your Navy Foundation Philippines, Inc. (CSYNFPI) for leading the efforts to develop this Mobile Marine and Naval Centrum that we have just launched today.

My sincerest appreciation and congratulations as well to the Philippine Navy (PN), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), civil society organizations, academic institutions, industry groups, local government units, and all those who have supported this initiative.

As […]

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Mensahe: Kumperensiya sa Epikong-Bayan ng Filipinas

August 30, 2018

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Kumperensiya sa Epikong-Bayan ng Filipinas
Ika-30 ng Agosto 2018
National Museum of Natural History, Lungsod ng Maynila
Isang maganda at makasaysayang umaga sa inyong lahat.
Binabati ko po ang mga kalahok sa kumperensiyang ito at ako ay natutuwang malaman na marami ang may interes sa ganitong aktibidad.
Sabi nga ng ating Pambansang Alagad ng Sining sa Panitikan at Tagapangulo ng Pambansang Komisyon para sa Kultura at mga Sining, Ginoong Virgilio Almario, ang ating gawain ngayon ay isang pagtuklas sa ating sarili.
Ang […]

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Speech: Launch of Alaska Fortified through a School Program

August 29, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Launch of Alaska Fortified through a School Program
29 August 2018 | Santolan Elementary School, Pasig City
Magandang umaga po sa lahat ng mga mag-aaral, magulang at guro na kasama natin ngayon.
Lahat tayong mga magulang ay sang-ayon na dapat nating maibigay ang pinakamabuti para sa ating mga anak, lalo na kapag nutrisyon ang pinaguusapan.
Pero isa sa mga pangunahing suliranin na kinakailangang matugunan ng pamahalaan ay ang problema ng kakulangan sa nutrisyon at pagka-bansot.
Ayon sa 2015 National Nutrition Survey, […]

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Bantayog Wika ng KWF

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Bantayog Wika ng KWF
Ika-23 ng Agosto 2018/ Batangas City, Batangas  

August 23, 2018
Isang mainit na pagbati at pagpupugay sa lahat ng naririto. Ipinaparating ng ating mahal na Senador Loren Legarda ang kaniyang lubos na kagalakan na maanyayahan sa mahalagang pagtitipong ito, gayundin ang kaniyang panghihinayang sa hindi pagdalo.  

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