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Is Low Carbon Economy Our Future?

Senator Loren Legarda’

February 18, 2015
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Opening Statement on the Hearing on National Land Use Act

February 11, 2015

A pleasant day to all and thank you for coming to this public hearing of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
We are almost coming to a resolution of a 20-year old issue on the need for a national land use policy. We are in the penultimate stage of finalizing the consolidation of Senate Bills 7, 63 and 150, after having conducted at least 3 technical working group meetings and a number of consultations with various stakeholders.
This bill will help […]

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Privilege Speech

Environmental Protection and Climate Action Through Everyday Practice

Senator Loren Legarda’s Privilege Speech “Environmental Protection and Climate Action Through Everyday Practice” 28 January 2015 – Senate Session Hall  

January 28, 2015
Mr. President,  

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ASEAN Youth Summit 2015

January 22, 2015

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Speech for the ASEAN Youth Summit
Introduction to ASEAN Economic Integration 2015
De La Salle University-Manila
January 23, 2015
I speak before you today, against the backdrop of an emerging ASEAN Economic Community or AEC by December 2015.
ASEAN is one of the most diverse regions in the world. It is a region of 32,000 islands spanning over 4 million square kilometers and hosting more than 600 million people who speak more than 900 different […]

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Zero Waste Youth Convergence

Senator Loren Legarda’s Keynote Speech Zero Waste Youth Convergence 7 January 2015 –

January 7, 2015
Philippine Normal University, Manila  

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Privilege Speech

2014 International Day Against Human Trafficking

Privilege Speech of Senator Loren Legarda 2014 International Day Against Human Trafficking 15 December 2014 – Senate Session Hall  

December 15, 2014
Mr. President,  

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Regional Seminar on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction

Message of Senator Loren Legarda Regional Seminar on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction* 12 December 2014 – Century Park Hotel, Manila  

December 12, 2014
There is no question that marine biological diversity is enormously important for the Philippines and the world. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) recognizes this importance and very early came up with a work programme on marine biological diversity. However, the the CBD is fairly limited to  national biodiversity.  

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Yuta: Limitadong Kabtangan

Message of Senator Loren Legarda Yuta: Limitadong Kabtangan Land Use Photo Contest Awarding Ceremonies and Photo Exhibit Launch 10 December 2014 – Senate of the Philippines  

December 10, 2014
The existence of climate change all the more compels us today to enact a National Land Use policy.  

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Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction Reporting in Journalism Education Curriculum in ASEAN Countries

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction Reporting in Journalism Education Curriculum in ASEAN Countries 9 December 2014 – Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria  

December 9, 2014
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) do not fall under the exclusive domain of government. It is a shared responsibility of government, communities, businesses, individuals and the media. How many lives and properties we save is ultimately defined by the amount of meaningful effort and resources we put together into building resilience in our [...]

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Privilege Speech

Building a safer, resilient and sustainable world for the future generations

Privilege Speech of Senator Loren Legarda “Building a safer, resilient and sustainable world for the future generations” 3 December 2014 – Senate Session Hall  

December 3, 2014
Mr. President, I rise on a matter of personal and collective privilege to fight complacency and ignite action against a crisis that affects each and every person on this Earth.  

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