Legarda Looks Forward to Stronger PH-France Partnership in Climate Action, Other Areas of Dev’t

June 27, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda today said that she looks forward to stronger cooperation in more areas of development between the Philippines and France as the two nations commemorate 70 years of diplomatic relations.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Finance and Climate Change, made the statement as she joins the official parliamentary visit to France of the Philippine Senate delegation led by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III.

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Legarda Lauds Creation of UP Resilience Institute

June 24, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda commended the University of the Philippines (UP) for taking a step further in contributing to enhancing the nation’s resilience by creating the UP Resilience Institute (UP-RI).

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Finance, Foreign Relations and Climate Change, said that this initiative will significantly reduce the impacts of natural hazards by strengthening the country’s disaster resilience through advanced and collaborative disaster management programs.

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