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Opening Statement: Inspiring the World to Care – Igniting the Will to Act for the Climate

July 21, 2015

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
“Inspiring the World to Care – Igniting the Will to Act for the Climate”
Summit of the Consciences for the Climate
21 July 2015 | Paris, France
Climate change is undeniably in our midst, increasing the risks of disaster in vulnerable cities and communities.
Each year, five million lives are lost due to climate change and the health impacts of its chief driver — fossil fuels. The World Health Organization estimates direct damage […]

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Senate Bill No. 2862 – Official Filipino Version of the Philippine Constitution

July 21, 2015

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN OFFICIAL FILIPINO VERSION OF THE PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION AND ITS TRANSLATION INTO MAJOR REGIONAL LANGUAGES, ARABIC, AND SPANISH, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2015)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-2862
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SBN-2862 (as filed)

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Legarda to Launch Summit of Consciences for Climate in the PHL

July 21, 2015

“Climate change goes beyond science, beyond politics, beyond territorial boundaries. Inaction and apathy would spell death and loss.” With this statement, Senator Loren Legarda signed the Call to Conscience for the Climate and said that she will launch a Summit of the Consciences for the Climate in the Philippines.
Legarda, a panelist speaker at the Summit of the Consciences for the Climate in Paris, France that will be held today, July 21, said that everyone, especially leaders, should reflect on how […]

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Senate Resolution No. 1447 – Commending the Work of Lorenzo Lucero Mata

July 21, 2015

RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE WORK OF LORENZO LUCERO MATA FOR HIS DEDICATION AS A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER AND HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE PRESERVATION OF PHILIPPINE HISTORY THROUGH THE CULTURAL DOCUMENTATION OF HERITAGE TOWN SAN VICENTE IN ILOCOS SUR
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2015)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-1447
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SRN-1447 (as filed)

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Senate Resolution No. 1446 – Entry and Eventual Dumping of Waste Illegally Shipped from Canada

July 21, 2015

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEES ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO LOOK INTO THE ENTRY AND EVENTUAL DUMPING AT THE COUNTRY’S SANITARY LANDFILL OF WASTE ILLEGALLY SHIPPED FROM CANADA WITH THE END IN VIEW OF STRENGTHENING SAFEGUARDS TO PREVENT THE FUTURE IMPORTATION OF WASTE INTO THE COUNTRY
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2015)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-1446
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SRN-1446 (as filed)

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Senate Resolution No. 1445 – Honoring and Commending the Outstanding Philippines Soldiers (TOPS) of 2015

July 21, 2015

RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING THE OUTSTANDING PHILIPPINE SOLDIERS (TOPS) OF 2015 AWARDED BY THE METROBANK FOUNDATION, INC. AND THE ROTARY CLUB OF MAKATI METRO
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2015)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-1445
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SRN-1445 (as filed)

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Senate Resolution No. 1444 – Rice Which Contains Plasticizers

July 21, 2015

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD, AND OTHER RELEVANT COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE, TO INVESTIGATE IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE ALLEGED PROLIFERATION OF SYNTHETIC RICE WHICH CONTAINS PLASTICIZERS THAT ADVERSELY AFFECT PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2015)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-1444
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SRN-1444 (as filed)

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Senate Bill No. 2861 – Legacy Fund Act of 2015

July 21, 2015

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LEGACY FUND TO SUPPORT, IMPROVE AND SUSTAIN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD OF THE ENHANCED BASIC EDUCATION ACT OF 2013, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2015)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-2861
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SBN-2861 (as filed)

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Legarda Hopeful Summit of Consciences in Paris Will Help Strengthen Climate Deal

July 20, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda today said she is hopeful that the Summit of the Consciences for the Climate in Paris, France could greatly contribute to a successful climate change negotiations in December.
 
Legarda, a panelist speaker at the Summit that will be convened by French President Francois Hollande, said that this gathering of religious, political and environmental leaders will engage participants to reflect on their commitment to protect the planet.
 
“I hope that the reflections we make in this Summit would influence leaders at the […]

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Legarda: Engage PWDs in Disaster Risk Reduction Planning

July 20, 2015

In line with this year’s celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (July 17-23), Senator Loren Legarda today urged the government to ensure that personswith disabilities (PWDs) are engaged in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) programs.
 
Legarda said that aside from ensuring access to government services, PWDs should also be consulted in crafting DRRM plans and involved in disaster preparedness efforts so that their special concerns are addressed.
 
“Our PWDs are twice more likely to lose their lives or […]

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