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Keynote Speech: Launching of the UP Resilience Institute

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Launching of the UP Resilience Institute
20 June 2017 | Bahay ng Alumni, Diliman, Quezon City  

June 21, 2017
Throughout history, the complexity of development problems has been widely examined for insights into better approaches and solutions. Yet, the problems have persisted and the tasks for well-intentioned development leaders have become even more daunting.  

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Speech: Water Challenge Forum

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Water Challenge Forum
“Promoting Innovative Solutions to Address the Water Challenges in the Philippines”
14 June 2017 | Marriott Hotel, Pasay City  

June 14, 2017
Water is a basic need yet it is a resource that we have taken for granted. Perhaps the seeming abundance of it—as the Earth is composed of two-thirds water—creates a sense of complacency without realizing that of all the world’s water, only 0.5% is suitable for human consumption.  

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Keynote Speech: UNFCCC Regional Training Workshop on National Action Plans for Asia

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
UNFCCC Regional Training Workshop on National Action Plans for Asia
13 June 2017 | Mercure Hotel, Ortigas, Pasig City  

June 13, 2017
I believe all of us here today know and agree that we are at risk

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Mensahe: Kalayaan 2017: Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Ika-119 na Anibersaryo ng Proklamasyon ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas
“Kalayaan 2017: Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin”
ika-12 ng Hunyo 2017 | Simbahan ng Barasoain, Malolos, Bulacan Isang maganda at mapagpalang umaga po sa inyong lahat. Isang karangalan sa akin na maimbitahan at pangunahan ang pagdiriwang ng ika-isangdaan at labing siyam na taong anibersaryo ng proklamasyon ng ating kalayaan dito sa makasaysayang bayan ng Malolos sa lalawigan ng Bulacan.  

June 12, 2017
Simula ng ating makamtan ang ating kasarinlan ay [...]

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Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) on Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) on Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition 6 June 2017 | Asian Development Bank, Mandaluyong City Growth is difficult to imagine without energy

June 6, 2017
and energy that does not take into consideration the needs of future generations can only destroy and not build. Development, progress, and quality of life cannot be the exclusive domain of a few. In November last year, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change entered into force [...]

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Message: Aksyon Para Sa Ambisyon: Philippine Development Expo

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Aksyon Para Sa Ambisyon: Philippine Development Expo
“Malasakit: Promoting Philippine Culture and Values”
2 June 2017 | SMX Convention Center, Pasay City  

June 2, 2017
Foremost, I wish to congratulate the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) for the launch of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, which features three major pillars—Pagbabago, Patuloy na Pag-Unlad, and Malasakit.  

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Speech: Conference on the Philippine Roadmap for the Paris Accord

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Conference on the Philippine Roadmap for the Paris Accord
29 May 2017 | Manila Hotel  

May 29, 2017
Our vulnerability to climate change impacts has always been highlighted in various reports and statistics. It is nothing new when we see the Philippines in the yearly rankings of countries most at risk to climate change.  

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Speech: Commencement Exercises – Cavite State University-Carmona Campus

May 24, 2017

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Commencement Exercises
Cavite State University-Carmona Campus
24 May 2017 | San Lorenzo Leisure Park, Carmona, Cavite
I am glad to be here in the culturally rich province of Cavite and honored to be invited to inspire our new graduates.
The Cavite State University is actually ingrained with American Thomasite-inspired education, established and headed by Charles John Anderson a Harvard Graduate who served as a supervising teacher for the Indang Intermediate School in 1904 before […]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on 2017 Int’l Day for Biodiversity

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on 2017 Int’l Day for Biodiversity
23 May 2017 | Senate of the Philippines  

May 23, 2017
Our biodiversity and the ecosystems that it helps function are essential to all forms of life on Earth.  

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Speech: First National Biodiversity Congress

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
First National Biodiversity Congress
23 May 2017 | Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila  

May 23, 2017
Our biodiversity and the ecosystems that it helps function are essential to all forms of life on Earth.  

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