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Legarda Supports Capacity Building for MSMEs, on Intrapreneurship and Competitiveness

January 13, 2020

A Philippine delegation, led by Usec Blesila Lantayona of the Department of Trade and Industry, is now in Berlin, Germany for a 5-day training on intrapreneurship and competitiveness.

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PH to Rally Nations for Bolder Climate Action toward COP 26 – Legarda

December 17, 2019

MANILA, PHILIPPINES 17 December 2019 — Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda calls for bolder climate action amid disappointing outcome of the 25th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). COP 25 failed to conclude key matters and adopt critical decisions on financing for developing countries, loss and damage, and the rules on carbon markets.
“We are disappointed with the general outcome of COP25. Delaying actions on […]

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Legarda Presents PH Expectations in 2020 Climate Talks

December 13, 2019

MADRID, Spain — Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda presented on the Philippines’ expectations and priorities for next year’s 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom in Glasgow, Scotland, in partnership with the Government of Italy.
During the Panel Discussion on ASEAN Priorities for COP26, held on December 12 at the sidelines of COP25 in Madrid, Legarda said […]

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Legarda Meets COP26 President Claire O’Neill, Discusses PH and Asia Priorities in 2020 Climate Talks

December 13, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda had a bilateral meeting with Ms. Claire O’Neill, President-designate to the 26th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to discuss Philippine expectations and priorities for next year’s climate talks.
Legarda, Head of the Philippine Delegation to COP25, congratulated and expressed support to O’Neill and the Government of the United Kingdom as they prepare to host the “critical” […]

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Legarda Delivers PH Statement in COP25, Urges Developed Countries to Fulfill Commitments to Paris Agreement

December 11, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda delivered the Philippine Statement at the High-Level Segment of the 25thSession of the Conference of Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Madrid, Spain, where she serves as Head of the Philippine Delegation.
Legarda urged developed countries to fulfill their commitments to the Paris Agreement by leading deep and drastic cuts in carbon emissions and providing finance and investments for innovative adaptation […]

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Legarda, UNFCCC Senior Director Martin Frick Explore Ways to Scale Up Global Ambition in NDCs

December 11, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda had a bilateral meeting with Dr. Martin Frick, Senior Director of Policy and Programme Coordination of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat, which focused on how to urge developed countries to enhance their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) towards meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement.
The meeting took place on December 10, at the sidelines of the UNFCCC’s 25th Session of the Conference of […]

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Legarda Stands with Women-led #MAD4Survival Campaign

December 11, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda delivered an impassioned statement at the press event for the Madrid Ambition Drive for Survival (#MAD4Survival), organized by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), at the sidelines of the 25th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Madrid, Spain.
Legarda, Head of the Philippine Delegation to COP25, joined fellow panelists—including Ms. Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Climate Envoy of the Marshall […]

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Legarda: Let’s Operationalize Adaptation Down to the Last Mile

December 11, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda, who is also a Commissioner of the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA), said that the GCA must operationalize adaptation to the smallest and most far-flung communities, down to the last mile.
Legarda made the statement on December 10 at the High-Level Forum of the GCA’s Convening Countries: Raising Ambition Ahead of the 2020 Climate Adaptation Summit, held at the sidelines of the 25th Session of the Conference of […]

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Legarda, Jurors Announce Winners of the First GCF Green Champions Awards

December 9, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda, together with fellow jurors, announced the winners of the very first Green Climate Fund (GCF) Green Champions Awards, in recognition of individuals and organizations that are driving transformations to combat climate change, as well as promote initiatives that set as examples of environmental, social and business-led commitments on climate action.
The event took place on December 6, at the sidelines of the 25th Session of the Conference of […]

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Legarda, UNFCCC Chief Patricia Espinosa Discuss Ways to Raise Global Commitment on Climate Finance, Renewable Energy Development

December 9, 2019

MADRID, Spain – Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda met with United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa to discuss matters related to increasing global commitment for climate finance and in leading low carbon and climate-resilient pathways.
The meeting took place at the sidelines of the UNFCCC’s 25th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP25), where Legarda serves as Head of the Philippine Delegation. Mr. Youssef Nassef, Adaptation Director of UNFCCC, was […]

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