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Message of Senator Loren Legarda: Press Conference on the Philippine Participation in the 56th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale

MESSAGE OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA Press Conference on the Philippine Participation in the 56th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 15 April 2015 | DFA Building, Pasay City  

April 15, 2015
In less than a month, we will be unveiling an impressive exhibition of Filipino artists in Venice, Italy as we make our comeback in the world’s most prestigious contemporary art exhibition, the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.  

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Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda: Unang Pambansang Komperensya ng Wikang Panulat

April 11, 2015

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Unang Pambansang Komperensya ng Wikang Panulat
April 9-11, 2015 | Lingayen Pangasinan
Una sa lahat, nais kong batiin ang mga nasa likod ng Unang Pambansang Komperensya ng Wikang Panulat. Sa pamamagitan ng pagtitipong ito ay mas mapapalawig natin ang kaalaman tungkol sa kahalagahan ng Baybayin.
Marahil ngayon ay hindi na maunawaan ng karamihan ang kahalagahan ng Baybayin dahil sanay na tayo sa sistema ng pagsusulat na ating nakagisnan. Ngunit kapag binalikan natin ang ating kasaysayan, ang baybayin ang simbolo […]

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Walong Filipina: Alay sa Manghahabi

March 28, 2015

MESSAGE OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Walong Filipina: Alay sa Manghahabi
28 March 2015 | Liongoren Gallery
Allow me first to congratulate the Liongoren Gallery and HABI Philippine Textile Council. They have aptly placed the spotlight on our talented Filipino women in time for the National Women’s Month.
Today, we celebrate the strength of women and the enduring weaving culture in our country. We celebrate the talent of Filipina artists who have willingly shared their artistic gifts to honor our weavers.
We have a […]

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Sponsorship Speech on Senate Bill No. 2712, Committee Report No. 117

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Sponsorship Speech
Senate Bill No. 2712, Committee Report No. 117
18 March 2015 Mr. President,  

March 18, 2015
I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Bill No. 2712 under Committee Report No. 117 or the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas Act of 2015.  

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on Report on the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Privilege Speech Report on the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 18 March 2015 | Senate Session Hall  

March 18, 2015
Mr. President, I have the honor to report to this chamber key issues discussed at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which concludes today in Sendai, Japan.  

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TV Panel Debate: Can We Expect The Private Sector To Protect Our Communities From The Impacts Of Disasters?

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda TV Panel Debate: Can We Expect The Private Sector To Protect Our Communities From The Impacts Of Disasters? 15 March 2015 | Sendai, Japan  

March 15, 2015
 

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Philippine Statement on the Opening Plenary of the 3rd World Conference on DRR

3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Sendai, Japan, March 15, 2015  PHILIPPINE STATEMENT (Delivered by Senator Loren Legarda on behalf of President Benigno Aquino III) Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good afternoon.  

March 15, 2015
We, the Philippine delegation, would like to extend our gratitude to the people and Government of Japan and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and its partners for organizing this Conference. We also come to express our solidarity with the nation of Japan, as we honor the memory [...]

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Mobilizing Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Opening Remarks of Senator Loren Legarda High Level Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Dialogue Mobilizing Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction 14 March 2015 | Sendai, Japan  

March 14, 2015
His Excellency Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Minister Sanae Takaichi, Distinguished panelists, Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon.  

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IPU Parliamentary Meeting: Improving Legislation for Disaster Risk Reduction

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Statement of Senator Loren Legarda IPU Parliamentary Meeting: Improving Legislation for Disaster Risk Reduction 13 March 2015 | Sendai, Japan  

March 13, 2015
 

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Privilege Speech

Our Continuing Call to Action

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Privilege Speech
Our Continuing Call to Action
2 March 2015 | Senate Session Hall Mr. President,  

March 2, 2015
On women’s month, I rise as a woman who seeks not only gender equality, but also equality for generations, that future generations would equally receive the benefits of a balanced and healthful ecology. I rise as a mother who, like Mother Earth, cares not only for my own children but also for my children’s children, and who would appreciate that [...]

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