Protection of Filipino Seafarers, Imbued with National Interest

July 31, 2012

Senate Session Hall;I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Resolution No. 829 under Committee Report No. 319, entitled: “Resolution concurring in the Ratification of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006” adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organization on 23 February 2006.

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Professional Women of the AmCham Forum Mandarin Oriental Hotel

July 27, 2012

Mandarin Oriental Hotel;For years, I have been endeavoring to make significant strides on the legislative front on various issues that are close to my heart. Allow me to outline these to you in the context the Millennium Development Goals, the collective commitment of nations for human development.

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Making Decent, Dignified Work for Domestic Workers a Reality

July 25, 2012

Senate Session Hall;On behalf of an estimated 3.4 million Filipinos domestic workers, working here and abroad, I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Resolution No. 816 under Committee Report No. 315, entitled: “Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of Convention 189, Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers”, adopted by the International Labour Organization in June 2011, under the chairmanship of the Philippine Government.

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