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Opening Message: Summit of Conscience for the Climate

October 9, 2015

Opening Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Summit of Conscience for the Climate
9 October 2015 | Senate of the Philippines
I welcome all our guests today in this Summit of Conscience for the Climate. I am very thankful for your presence, which is already a manifestation that you care.
“Why do I care?” This was the question asked of me and my fellow delegates and speakers at the first Summit of Consciences for the Climate in Paris, France in July […]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on the Sustainable Development Goals

Senator Loren Legarda Privilege Speech on the Sustainable Development Goals 30 September 2015 | Session Hall  

September 30, 2015
Mr. President,  

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Keynote Speech: Looking Beyond 2016: The Future of Philippine Energy

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Looking Beyond 2016: The Future of Philippine Energy PowerTrends 2015 Business Forum September 23, 2015| SMX Convention Center  

September 23, 2015
I am very honored to be here today at the PowerTrends Business Forum and I salute Leverage International and Puno &

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Speech: 9th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda* Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Philippines 2015 9th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum 22 September 2015 | Iloilo City, Philippines   *(Delivered by Commissioner Emmanuel de Guzman, Climate Change Commission)  

September 22, 2015
It is my distinct honor and pleasure to speak before senior disaster management officials of the Asia-Pacific economies.  

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Keynote Speech: Climate Reality Project: The Filipino Youth on the Road to Paris Forum

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Climate Reality Project: The Filipino Youth on the Road to Paris Forum
Bantayog ng mga Bayani Auditorium, Quezon City
1 September 2015  

September 1, 2015
“The day would not be too far when all else would be lost not only for the present generation, but also for those to come—generations which stand to inherit nothing but parched earth incapable of sustaining life. [1]”  

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Message of Senator Legarda: Performance of David Medalla

August 20, 2015

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
(Delivered by NCCA Chairman Felipe de Leon Jr.)
Performance of David Medalla
at the Philippine Pavilion in Venice Biennale 2015
20 August 2015 | Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy
I was all set to leave for Venice and join you in this event, which I conceived of upon meeting one of the greatest Filipino artists of our time, David Medalla, except that my 82-year-old father was once again brought to the hospital and […]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on El Niño

Senator Loren Legarda Privilege Speech on El Niño 19 August 2015 | Senate Session Hall  

August 19, 2015
Mr. President,  

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Opening Statement: Briefing by the Development Budget Coordinating Committee (DBCC) on the 2016 National Expenditure Program (NEP)

August 12, 2015

Opening Statement
Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee
Briefing by the Development Budget Coordinating Committee (DBCC)
on the 2016 National Expenditure Program (NEP)
August 12, 2015 | Recto and Laurel Rooms, Senate
Good morning and welcome to the hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance.
As we open discussions on the 2016 national budget in the Senate today, I would like to stress on the importance of the task laid before us.
Your Committee on Finance […]

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Keynote Speech: Science-Policy Forum on the Sustainability of the Rice Terrace Systems (Hani and Ifugao): Building Learning Alliance

July 30, 2015

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Science-Policy Forum on the Sustainability of the Rice Terrace Systems (Hani and Ifugao): Building Learning Alliance
30 July 2015 | Hotel Jen, Manila
It is always with great pleasure that I take part in gatherings that are crucial in saving not only our intangible heritage and our natural resources, but also our people’s way of life.
I congratulate the Ifugao State University and the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability […]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech: Why Do I Care? – A Report on the Summit of the Consciences for the Climate

July 29, 2015

Senator Loren Legarda’s Privilege Speech
Why Do I Care? – A Report on the Summit of the Consciences for the Climate
28 July 2015 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
Exactly a week ago, on July 21, more than 40 religious, environmental, cultural and political leaders gathered in Paris, France for a Summit of the Consciences for the Climate, convened by French President FranÇois Hollande whose state visit to the Philippines in February highlighted the need for urgent climate action.
The […]

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