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Opening Statement: Hearing of the Senate Committee on Climate Change

Senator Loren Legarda
Opening Statement
Hearing of the Senate Committee on Climate Change
6 February 2017  

February 6, 2017
 

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on Water Security

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on Water Security
6 February 2017 | Senate Session Hall  

February 6, 2017
Mr. President,  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Expanded Maternity Leave Law of 2017

February 1, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Expanded Maternity Leave Law of 2017
Senate Bill No. 1305, Committee Report No. 29
1 February 2017 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
Article 13 Section 14 of the 1987 Constitution provides that the State shall protect working women by providing safe and healthful working conditions, taking into consideration their maternal functions.
It is in this light that I lend my support for and co-sponsor the proposed Expanded Maternity Leave Law.
This landmark measure aims […]

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Keynote Speech: Summit on Green and Safe Healthcare Facilities

January 26, 2017

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Summit on Green and Safe Healthcare Facilities
Theme: “Take Charge: Linkages towards Green and Safe Healthcare Facilities”
26 January 2017 | Antipolo, Rizal
 
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 from natural hazards […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Free Higher Education for All Act

January 24, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda’s Co-Sponsorship Speech
Free Higher Education for All Act
Senate Bill No. 1304, Committee Report 28
24 January 2017 | Senate of the Philippines
Mr. President,
I have the honor to co-sponsor this landmark legislative measure which aims to institutionalize on a national scale the provision of a full tuition fee subsidy for students enrolled in all of the country’s 114 state universities and colleges.
Under the General Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017, this august chamber approved […]

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Mensahe: Seremonya sa Panunumpa ng Tagapangulo ng NCCA, National Artist Virgilio S. Almario

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda Seremonya sa Panunumpa ng Tagapangulo ng NCCA, National Artist Virgilio S. Almario 12 Enero 2017, NCCA Gallery  

January 12, 2017
Una sa lahat, nais ko magpasalamat sa dating Tagapangulo ng NCCA, Propesor Felipe de Leon Jr. Maraming magagandang proyekto ang naisakatuparan sa ilalim ng kaniyang panunungkulan, kabilang na ang pagbibigay ng patuloy na suporta sa ating mga katutubo at sa mga Schools of Living Tradition o SLTs, pagpapaunlad sa iba’t ibang uri ng sining, at pagpapalawak sa kaalaman ng mga Filipino [...]

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Acceptance Speech on the Occasion of the Conferment of the Dangal ng Haraya Award

Culture and Our National Identity: Pursuing Change That Unites Acceptance Speech on the Occasion of the Conferment of the Dangal ng Haraya Award (Tagapagtaguyod ng Sining at Kultura) to Senator Loren Legarda December 21, 2016, Marble Hall, Bureau of Treasury, Intramuros, Manila  

December 21, 2016
It is with great honor that I accept the Dangal ng Haraya Award.  

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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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