Back to Home

speeches

Speech: Conference on the Philippine Roadmap for the Paris Accord

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Conference on the Philippine Roadmap for the Paris Accord
29 May 2017 | Manila Hotel  

May 29, 2017
Our vulnerability to climate change impacts has always been highlighted in various reports and statistics. It is nothing new when we see the Philippines in the yearly rankings of countries most at risk to climate change.  

Comments


Speech: Commencement Exercises – Cavite State University-Carmona Campus

May 24, 2017

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Commencement Exercises
Cavite State University-Carmona Campus
24 May 2017 | San Lorenzo Leisure Park, Carmona, Cavite
I am glad to be here in the culturally rich province of Cavite and honored to be invited to inspire our new graduates.
The Cavite State University is actually ingrained with American Thomasite-inspired education, established and headed by Charles John Anderson a Harvard Graduate who served as a supervising teacher for the Indang Intermediate School in 1904 before […]

Comments


Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on 2017 Int’l Day for Biodiversity

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on 2017 Int’l Day for Biodiversity
23 May 2017 | Senate of the Philippines  

May 23, 2017
Our biodiversity and the ecosystems that it helps function are essential to all forms of life on Earth.  

Comments


Speech: First National Biodiversity Congress

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
First National Biodiversity Congress
23 May 2017 | Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila  

May 23, 2017
Our biodiversity and the ecosystems that it helps function are essential to all forms of life on Earth.  

Comments


Speech: Press Launch of the Museum of PH Biodiversity and Junyee’s Installation Art

May 22, 2017

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Press Launch of the Museum of PH Biodiversity and Junyee’s Installation Art
22 May 2017 |Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, Quezon City
(*Read by a Representative)
Today, we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity and I am pleased to be with the employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), who are frontliners in the management and conservation of our biodiversity and protected areas.
It is […]

Comments


Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on the Palarong Pambansa 2017

May 3, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on the Palarong Pambansa 2017
3 May 2017 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
The 60th Palarong Pambansa recently concluded in my home province, Antique, and I stand here today to express my gratitude to everyone involved and to commit my continuing support for sports development in our country.
I wish to congratulate all the participants—from the winning region, NCR and to all the student-athletes from all regions. It was a proud moment for me to see our young, talented […]

Comments


Manifestation of Senator Loren Legarda On the Commission on Appointments’ Rejection of the Appointment of Hon. Regina Paz Lopez as Secretary of the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources

Manifestation of Senator Loren Legarda
On the Commission on Appointments’ Rejection of the Appointment of Hon. Regina Paz Lopez
as Secretary of the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources  

May 3, 2017
Mr. President, it is unfortunate that we let pass an opportunity for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to be led by someone who has the passion, integrity and political will to implement our environmental laws.  

Comments


Message of Senator Loren Legarda at the 2017 Palarong Pambansa

April 23, 2017

Message of Senator Loren Legarda

Palarong Pambansa 2017

23 April 2017 | San Jose, Antique

It is a proud moment for me to see our young, talented athletes gathered here today in my home province, Antique.

Congratulations because you are here to represent your region. You had to outdo other athletes in your school and in the district, provincial and regional meets to be able to make it here.

Comments


Acceptance Speech: The Climate Reality Leadership Awards 2017

April 21, 2017

Acceptance Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
The Climate Reality Leadership Awards 2017
21 April 2017 | Senate of the Philippines
Foremost, I thank the Climate Reality Project Philippines for recognizing the work that I have been doing to help address climate change and seek climate justice for the vulnerable and those who have been victims of its impacts.
I would also like to thank all the other awardees and all climate leaders present here today. We are all in this […]

Comments


Keynote Speech: First Women’s Economic Empowerment and Social Enterprise Regional Visioning and Engagement Conference in Asia

April 20, 2017

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
First Women’s Economic Empowerment and Social Enterprise Regional Visioning and Engagement Conference in Asia
“Promoting Transformational Partnerships and Women’s Empowerment in Agricultural Value Chains in ASEAN“
20 April 2017 | AIM Conference Center, Makati City
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 languages and dialects.
The establishment of the […]

Comments