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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Presidential Communications Operations Office

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of Appointment of
Presidential Communications Operations Office
Secretary Martin Andanar
  Mr. President,  

October 12, 2016
I have the honor to co-sponsor the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of the Honorable Jose Ruperto Martin Marfori Andanar as Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office.  

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Keynote Address: 4th EU-Philippines Meeting on Energy

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
4th EU-Philippines Meeting on Energy
7 October 2016 | Makati Shangri-La Hotel  

October 7, 2016
Allow me first to congratulate the organizers of the 4th EU-Philippine Meeting on Energy. This meeting could not have come at a better time as our government is currently undertaking a review of the Philippine energy policy.  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Hon. Benjamin Diokno, Secretary of DBM

September 28, 2016

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of Appointment of Hon. Benjamin Diokno, Secretary of DBM
Mr. President,
As chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, I have the honor to co-sponsor the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of the Honorable Benjamin Diokno as Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
Secretary Diokno’s competence is unquestionable, owing to his expertise in the field of economics and extensive experience in introducing reforms in the public sector.
His educational and career background […]

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Keynote Speech: Third Asian Judges Symposium on Law, Policy and Climate Change

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Third Asian Judges Symposium on Law, Policy and Climate Change
26 September 2016|ADB Headquarters, Mandaluyong City  

September 26, 2016
At the outset, allow me to thank and congratulate the Asian Development Bank and its partners, the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the United Nations Environment Programme, for making climate change the central theme of this symposium.  

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Keynote Speech: Green Healing and its National and Global Perspective

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda International Academy of Medical Specialists, Inc.’s 6th Annual Convention “Green Healing and its National and Global Perspective” 25 September 2016 | Novotel Hotel Manila, Quezon City  

September 25, 2016
It is with great pleasure that I take part in this gathering of delegates from the health care sector. I see this as an opportunity to build stronger partnerships with you as we seek to create solutions for the growing social, economic and development challenges caused by environmental degradation and disasters arising [...]

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Message: The Climate Reality Project – Philippines: The Filipino Youth Beyond Paris

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
The Climate Reality Project –

September 19, 2016
Philippines:
The Filipino Youth Beyond Paris
19 September 2016 | Sulo Riviera Hotel, Quezon City  

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Speech: “Climate Change and Environmental Protection”

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Rotary Club of Makati EDSA Joint Meeting
“Climate Change and Environmental Protection”
16 September 2016 | Asian Institute of Management, Makati City  

September 16, 2016
It is with great pleasure that I take part in this gathering to encourage Rotarians to take a more active role in finding solutions to the growing social, economic and development challenges caused by environmental degradation and disasters arising from natural hazards made stronger by climate change.  

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Speech: Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) Final Project Meeting and Workshop

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) Final Project Meeting and Workshop
5 September 2016| New World Hotel, Makati City  

September 5, 2016
I believe all of us here today know and agree that we are at risk

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Opening Statement: Briefing by the Development Budget Coordinating Committee on the Proposed FY 2017 National Government Budget

August 30, 2016

Opening Statement Senator Loren Legarda
Chair, Senate Committee on Finance
Briefing by the Development Budget Coordinating Committee
on the Proposed FY 2017 National Government Budget
30 August 2016 | Senate of the Philippines
Good morning.
Today, the Development Budget Coordinating Committee (DBCC) will brief us on the proposed P3.35 Trillion National Government Budget for 2017.
As we open discussions on the 2017 national budget, I would like to stress on the importance of the task laid before us.
Your Committee […]

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Opening Statement: Senate Committee on Climate Change Organizational Meeting

August 22, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda’s Opening Statement
Senate Committee on Climate Change
Organizational Meeting
22 August 2016 | Senate of the Philippines
I would like to call this organizational meeting of the Senate Committee on Climate Change to order.
Good afternoon and we welcome the members of the Committee.
In the past congresses, the Committee has spearheaded the creation of vital pieces of legislation needed to mainstream climate change adaptation and mitigation in government policies, both in national and local levels.
Today, as […]

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