Speech: 2016 World Environmental Law Congress in Brazil

May 1, 2016

Excellencies, Fellow Parliamentarians, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Good morning and thank you for this opportunity to make an intervention for this session.

Exactly a week ago, on Earth Day, 175 nations, including the Philippines, formally signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Now, we await the affirmation of commitments through the completion of ratification or accession processes of each country.

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