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Sponsorship Speech: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
29 November 2016 | Senate Session Hall  

November 29, 2016
Mr. President, distinguished colleagues:  

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Message of Senator Loren Legarda: Finissage of the Philippine Pavilion

November 28, 2016

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Finissage of the Philippine Pavilion
15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
27 November 2016 | Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy
(*Read by a representative)
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.
First, let me say that I regret missing the finissage today.
As we close this milestone in our country’s history of Philippine contemporary architecture, I wish to express my gratitude to everyone who made this possible.
Thank you to the Department of Foreign Affairs […]

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Keynote Speech: Climate-Adaptive and Disaster-Resilient (CLAD) Awards for Cities and Municipalities

November 25, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda’s Keynote Speech
Climate-Adaptive and Disaster-Resilient (CLAD) Awards for Cities and Municipalities
25 November 2016 | Sofitel Philippine Plaza
The future communities in the Philippines will vastly differ from the ones we live in today. As we witness the 21st century unfold, our nation faces a new set of technological, socioeconomic and global challenges that are more complex than any of us have ever experienced in our shared history. They dramatically alter the way we live in […]

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Message: 8th National Climate Change Consciousness Week

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
8th National Climate Change Consciousness Week
The Time Is Now: Women Leadership in Building Climate and Cultural Resilience
24 November 2016 | Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
(*Read by a Representative of Sen. Legarda)  

November 24, 2016
Our nation has been gaining significant improvement in promoting gender equality. The Philippines has consistently been first in South and Southeast Asia and among the top 10 in the world in successfully closing the gender gap since 2006, when the World Economic Forum [...]

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Sponsorship Speech: FY 2017 General Appropriations Act

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
SEN. LOREN LEGARDA
FY 2017 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT
November 14, 2016  

November 14, 2016
Mr. President, Distinguished Colleagues:  

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Opening Statement: Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Committee on Foreign Relations
Subcommittee on the Agreement of the
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
10 November 2016, Recto Room  

November 10, 2016
Good morning and welcome to today’s hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).  

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Speech: 5th Top Leaders Forum

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda 5th Top Leaders Forum Science and Technology Towards Business Resilience 8 November 2016 | SMX Convention Center, Pasay City I congratulate the organizers of the 5th Top Leaders Forum for getting our stakeholders together to inform and stimulate public conversation on the theme, “Science and technology towards building resilience.” I have one message to everyone in this forum —

November 8, 2016
We should not assume that science, research, and the tools they offer will just automatically find their way into the drawing [...]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on the Paris Agreement

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on the Paris Agreement
7 November 2016 | Senate Session Hall  

November 7, 2016
Mr. President,  

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Keynote Speech: 2016 Philippine Local Governance Congress

Senator Loren Legarda’s Keynote Speech
2016 Philippine Local Governance Congress
27 October 2016 | Sofitel Philippine Plaza  

October 27, 2016
Allow me first to recognize the champions and advocates of local autonomy from the national and local governments, civil society, business, academe, media and international development partners, who are present to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Local Government Code (LGC).  

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Pambansang Summit sa Wika ng Kalikasan at Kaligtasan

October 27, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda
Susing Pananalita
Pambansang Summit sa Wika ng Kalikasan at Kaligtasan
27 Oktubre 2016 | Los Baños, Laguna

Una sa lahat, lubos kong pinasasalamatan ang mga nasa likod ng Pambansang Summit sa Wika ng Kalikasan at Kaligtasan sa pangunguna ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF).

Napakagandang lugar na pagdausan itong Bundok Makiling—hitik sa likas na yaman at mga alamat at kwentong bayan—akma sa tema ng komperensyang ito tungkol sa kalikasan at kultura.

Napakapalad natin na ang ating bansa ay sagana sa likas na yaman. […]

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