Legarda Sponsors PHL Resolution on Reg’l Cooperation on Climate and Disaster Resilience at 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum

Senator Loren Legarda, Head of Philippine Delegation, delivers the Philippine Statement to sponsor the “Resolution Calling for Regional Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CCAM)” at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Champion, and Chair of the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Finance and Climate Change, stressed the critical role of parliamentarians in building disaster and climate resilience through the areas of national legislation, budgetary allocation, oversight of government performance, and in safeguarding the integrity and domestic implementation of international agreements.