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PHL in Venice Biennale Docu to Air Again on November 23

November 22, 2017

As The Spectre of Comparison, the Philippine Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale, comes to a close on November 27 after a six-month run, the documentary about the Philippines’ return to the Venice Biennale will be aired again this week on ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).

“How To Tie A String Around The World” will air on November 23, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

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Keynote Address: Harmonizing Philippine Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives into the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP)

November 20, 2017

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
Climate Change Consciousness Week
Harmonizing Philippine Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives into the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP)
November 20, 2017 ǀ Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila
(Standard Greetings)
It is an opportune moment for me to address the climate warriors and advocates present here today at the opening of this year’s Climate Change Consciousness Week after having led the Philippine Delegation to the 23rd Session of the Conference of the […]

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PHL among 19 nations committed to use more bioenergy to slow climate change

November 17, 2017

“We in the Philippines are doing our part. Despite all odds, we ratified and became party to the Paris Agreement. We have mainstreamed climate and geo-tagging into our budget processes,” said Sen. Loren, the Philippines’ head of delegation, in her social media account.

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PH makes strong call for climate justice at COP23

November 17, 2017

The Philippines made a strong call for climate justice as parties to the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany continued negotiations to come up with mechanisms to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Sen. Loren Legarda, head of the Philippine delegation to the COP23, delivered the Philippine statement on Thursday during the high level segment of the COP23 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Legarda at COP23: ‘We have to do both the difficult and the impossible’

November 17, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday, November 16, relayed the Philippines’ “strong call for climate justice” as she headed the country’s delegation at the High-Level Segment at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) happening in Bonn, Germany.

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Make low-carbon innovations more affordable — Legarda

November 17, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The government needs to foster a policy environment that will raise the participation of the financial sector in low-carbon investments, Sen. Loren Legarda said yesterday.

Legarda, head of the Philippine delegation to the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany, said the government should address uncertainties and risks that restrain lending institutions from engaging in climate change mitigation investments.

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Legarda: PHL at COP23 Renews Strong Call for Climate Justice

November 16, 2017

Bonn, Germany–The Philippines stands firmly on its call for climate justice as parties to the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) come up with the mechanisms to implement the Paris Agreement.

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High Level Segment of COP23/CMP13/CMA1.2 of the UNFCCC

November 16, 2017

HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT
High Level Segment of COP23/CMP13/CMA1.2 of the UNFCCC
16 November 2017, Bonn, Germany
delivered by
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Head of Delegation
 
Mr. President,
 
The Philippines congratulates you on your election as President of the 23rd Session of the Conference of Parties. We are one with you in ensuring that the COP23 canoe[1] will move the climate action agenda forward.
 
We come to COP23 with a strong call for climate justice: that those who are most vulnerable, […]

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UNFCCC Designates Legarda as 1 of 2 Adaptation Champions

November 15, 2017

On November 13, 2017, Senator Loren Legarda was presented to international press in Bonn, Germany as a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Champion designated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), an international treaty to which the Philippines is a Party.

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Innovative Climate Finance Strategies and Instruments by and for Climate Vulnerable Countries

November 14, 2017

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
COP 23 Side Event: “Innovative Climate Finance Strategies and Instruments by and for Climate Vulnerable Countries”
13 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany
 
It is an honor to open this side event of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, and Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies on innovative climate finance by and for climate vulnerable countries during the 23rd Conference of Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate […]

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