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Privilege Speech: On Illegal Wildlife Trade

October 10, 2018

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues,
I wish to call the attention of this Chamber, and the public, to the prevailing illegal wildlife trade, an issue that is both a national and international concern for the Philippines.
Since our membership to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1981, certain entities in our country have continued to partake in the wildlife crime. Nevertheless, we strived to uphold the goals of the Convention, which aims to protect […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech on SB No. 1917, Amending R. A. No. 10084, Granting Survivorship Benefits to Deceased Retired Officers of Constitutionally-Created Offices

October 1, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda
Co-Sponsorship Speech on SB No. 1917,
Amending R. A. No. 10084,
Granting Survivorship Benefits to Deceased Retired Officers of Constitutionally-Created Offices
1 October 2018 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
It is with great pleasure that I register my full and unequivocal support for the passage of Senate Bill No. 1917, which seeks to grant rights of survivorship benefits not only to the surviving legitimate spouse of a deceased retired member of the Commission on Audit (COA), Civil Service […]

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Speech: Launch of DBM’s “Green, Green, Green” Program

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Launch of DBM’s “

October 1, 2018
Green, Green, Green”

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Speech: Launch of Mobile Marine and Naval Centrum

September 25, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Launch of Mobile Marine and Naval Centrum
September 25, 2018 | SM Megamall, Mandaluyong

I thank the Citizen’s Support Your Navy Foundation Philippines, Inc. (CSYNFPI) for leading the efforts to develop this Mobile Marine and Naval Centrum that we have just launched today.

My sincerest appreciation and congratulations as well to the Philippine Navy (PN), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), civil society organizations, academic institutions, industry groups, local government units, and all those who have supported this initiative.

As […]

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Mensahe: Kumperensiya sa Epikong-Bayan ng Filipinas

August 30, 2018

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Kumperensiya sa Epikong-Bayan ng Filipinas
Ika-30 ng Agosto 2018
National Museum of Natural History, Lungsod ng Maynila
Isang maganda at makasaysayang umaga sa inyong lahat.
Binabati ko po ang mga kalahok sa kumperensiyang ito at ako ay natutuwang malaman na marami ang may interes sa ganitong aktibidad.
Sabi nga ng ating Pambansang Alagad ng Sining sa Panitikan at Tagapangulo ng Pambansang Komisyon para sa Kultura at mga Sining, Ginoong Virgilio Almario, ang ating gawain ngayon ay isang pagtuklas sa ating sarili.
Ang […]

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Bantayog Wika ng KWF

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Bantayog Wika ng KWF
Ika-23 ng Agosto 2018/ Batangas City, Batangas  

August 23, 2018
Isang mainit na pagbati at pagpupugay sa lahat ng naririto. Ipinaparating ng ating mahal na Senador Loren Legarda ang kaniyang lubos na kagalakan na maanyayahan sa mahalagang pagtitipong ito, gayundin ang kaniyang panghihinayang sa hindi pagdalo.  

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Speech: Resilience in the Age of Global Insecurity

August 16, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
“Resilience in the Age of Global Insecurity”
Launch of “The AFP in the Humanitarian Space: Building Resilience, Fostering Resilient Communities” Book
16 August 2018 | Manila Hotel
Since the enactment of the Climate Change Act of 2009 and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) Act of 2010, which I both authored, the Philippines has made significant gains in terms of mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCAM) and disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) into […]

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Keynote Address: Book Launch of Panay-Guimaras Traditional Knowledge Systems for Cultural Resiliency and Sustainable Development (TKS-CRSD)

August 9, 2018

 Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
Book Launch of Panay-Guimaras Traditional Knowledge Systems for Cultural Resiliency and Sustainable Development (TKS-CRSD)
August 9, 2018 | UP Visayas, Iloilo City
It is my distinct honor and pleasure to speak before all of you as we launch today the book, From the Seas to the Mountain — Panay-Guimaras Traditional Knowledge Systems, a product of extensive research and collaborative efforts to document and promote the various traditional knowledge systems in Western Visayas.
As your Chair of the Senate Committee on […]

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Speech: Opening of “Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia”

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Opening of “Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia” 8 August 2018 | Metropolitan Museum of Manila Please find below message of Senator Loren Legarda for the opening of the “

August 9, 2018
Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia”

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37th Annual Convention and Scientific Session Filipino-Chinese Dental Foundation, Inc.

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
37th Annual Convention and Scientific Session
Filipino-Chinese Dental Foundation, Inc.
July 29, 2018 | Century Park Hotel, Manila  

July 29, 2018
I wish to extend my sincerest appreciation to the Filipino-Chinese Dental Foundation, Inc. (FCDFI) for this honor and opportunity to address you all tonight. My congratulations as well for hosting this 37th Annual Convention and Scientific Session.  

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