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National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit 2014

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit 2014 Museum of the Filipino People –

September 2, 2014
 September 2, 2014   It is my distinct pleasure to speak before you today as we open the 2nd National Indigenous Peoples Cultural Summit.  

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Privilege Speech

Earthquake Preparedness

Privilege Speech of Senator Loren Legarda  on Earthquake Preparedness 26 August 2014 – Senate Session Hall  

August 26, 2014
Over the weekend, earthquakes registering between 6 and 6.9 magnitude jolted central Chile, northern California and southern Peru.  

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Climate Change: Boon or Bane to Consumers and Businesses?

July 31, 2014

“Climate Change: Boon or Bane to Consumers and Businesses?”
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
General Membership Meeting of the
Philippine Association of National Advertisers
July 31, 2014 – Hard Rock Café, Glorietta 3, Makati City
It is with great pleasure that I take part in this gathering to encourage the private sector to take a more active role in finding solutions to the growing social, economic and development challenges caused by disasters arising from natural hazards made stronger […]

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IRDR Conference 2014

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA Opening Keynote Address IRDR Conference 2014 From Knowledge to Practice: Building Back Stronger After Haiyan with the Aid of Science 7 June 2014 –

June 7, 2014
Beijing, China  

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Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA “Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management” ASEM Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management 5 June 2014 –

June 5, 2014
Manila   Women: Leaders of Change for Resilience  

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Privilege Speech

Report on the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia

Privilege Speech: Report on the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia 26 May 2014 – Senate Session Hall  

May 26, 2014
 

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Designing Solutions for Climate and Resource Risks – Lead Statement

Senator Loren Legarda  Lead Statement Designing Solutions for Climate and Resource Risks World Economic Forum, Manila 22 May 2014 – Makati Shangri-La Hotel  

May 22, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report of March 2014 highlights the risks posed by climate change to the global effort to tackle priority development issues.  Because of climate change, poverty alleviation and achieving food security will become increasingly difficult, new poverty traps will arise as existing obstacles remain, and economic growth will slow down.[1]  

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Designing Solutions for Climate and Resource Risks – DRR Situationer

Senator Loren Legarda DRR Situationer Designing Solutions for Climate and Resource Risks World Economic Forum, Manila 22 May 2014 – Makati Shangri-La Hotel  

May 22, 2014
The world’s attention was focused on the Philippines more than six months ago when Haiyan, the world’s strongest typhoon to make landfall, hit our country. Entire towns and cities in Central Philippines were flattened, affecting nearly 10 million people.  More than 6,000 people perished, and to date, a thousand more are missing. Damage to property, infrastructure, and livelihood was staggering, estimated at USD2.2 [...]

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Launch of the Global Environment Facility-Small Grants Programme Operational Phase 5

Senator Loren Legarda’s Keynote Speech Launch of the Global Environment Fund’s Small Grants Programme (SGP) Operational Phase 5 21 May 2014  

May 21, 2014
Allow me first to congratulate the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), especially its Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), for the Launch of the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (SGP) Operational Phase 5.  

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1st Ceremony for the Commemoration of the Asian Living Human Treasures

May 20, 2014

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
1st Ceremony for the Commemoration of the Asian Living Human Treasures
May 20, 2014 – Manila Hotel
It is often said that historical and cultural sites, stories and traditions convey our values, beliefs and aspirations that lay the foundation of a nation’s identity. Here in the Philippines, the Historic Town of Vigan in Ilocos Sur brings Filipinos back in time and gives a bittersweet feeling as it reminds us of the challenges our […]

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