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Speech of Senator Loren Legarda: 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF)

January 20, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF)
January 20, 2018 | Hanoi, Vietnam

I wish to deliver a manifestation on the Resolution Calling for Regional Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation sponsored by the Philippines.

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Sponsorship Speech: Treaties on EU-PH Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation, and Social Security Agreements with Sweden and Germany

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Treaties on EU-PH Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation, and Social Security Agreements with Sweden and Germany 16 January 2018 | Senate Session Hall  

January 16, 2018
Mr. President, distinguished colleagues,  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government

December 12, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government
12 December 2017 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
I wish to register my support and co-sponsor Senate Joint Resolution No. 11 under Committee Report No. 192, Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government.
Tasked to be where the threats and dangers are, we cannot overemphasize the value […]

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Opening Statement: Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
07 December 2017 | Recto Room, Senate of the Philippines Good morning. My sincere gratitude for your presence and participation in this hearing of the Committee on Foreign Relations. Today, we will discuss the following Agreements, namely, (1) the Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between the Republic of the Philippines and the European Union and its Members States

December 7, 2017
(2) the Agreement between the Republic of the Philippines and [...]

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Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of the ad interim Appointment of Hon. Jose Catral Mendoza

December 6, 2017

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Confirmation of the ad interim Appointment of
Hon. Jose Catral Mendoza
as Member of the Judicial and Bar Council,
Representing the Retired Justices of the Supreme Court
Mr. President,
Our appointee today is a notable man of law. Characterized as an intelligent, approachable and accommodating, yet cautious, individual and public official, he recently retired as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court after decades of an illustrious career both in private legal practice […]

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Speech: 6th Top Leaders Forum “Business for Resilience: Towards a Resilient Philippines”

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
6th Top Leaders Forum
“Business for Resilience:
Towards a Resilient Philippines”
November 29, 2017 | Conrad Hotel, Manila  

November 29, 2017
Allow me first to congratulate ARISE Philippines, SM Prime, and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) for organizing the 6th Top Leaders Forum today. Our theme for this year’s forum—“Business for Resilience: Towards a Resilient Philippines”—is a fitting theme to signify our commitment for a Philippine green economy that embodies a low [...]

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Speech: Forum Discussion on Building a Resilient, Affluent, and Sustainable Society

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Forum Discussion on Building a Resilient, Affluent, and Sustainable Society 29 November 2017 | AIM Building, Makati City Natural hazards have been constant occurrences since time immemorial. Dealing with them has been part of human survival. But as nations work towards the development of their respective economies, natural hazards have turned into deadly disasters due to poor urban governance, ecosystems decline, and vulnerable livelihoods

November 29, 2017
and in recent decades, global warming, which has been caused by the increasing levels of [...]

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Message: Finissage of the 2017 Philippine Pavilion

November 27, 2017

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Finissage of the 2017 Philippine Pavilion
November 26, 2015 | Fava Church, Venice, Italy
(*Read by Philippine Ambassador to Italy Domingo Nolasco)
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.
We are here once again at the culmination of another successful Philippine Pavilion exhibition at the Venice Biennale. But we know this is not the end, because what ends in Venice comes home to the Philippines and we hope to mount the homecoming exhibition of The Spectre of Comparison in 2018.
My gratitude goes to everyone […]

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Keynote Address: Green Breakthroughs 2017

November 27, 2017

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
Green Breakthroughs 2017
November 27, 2017 | Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City
Our event today is a testament to our commitment to sustain our efforts towards a cleaner and more sustainable Philippine economy.
This is the only viable direction, especially for a climate-vulnerable country like ours. A green economy allows us to transform towards a climate- smart and climate-resilient nation.
If we want to sustain this path, we need to scale up green financing for adaptation and […]

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Keynote Address: Harmonizing Philippine Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives into the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP)

November 20, 2017

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
Climate Change Consciousness Week
Harmonizing Philippine Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives into the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP)
November 20, 2017 ǀ Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila
(Standard Greetings)
It is an opportune moment for me to address the climate warriors and advocates present here today at the opening of this year’s Climate Change Consciousness Week after having led the Philippine Delegation to the 23rd Session of the Conference of the […]

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