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Speech of Senator Loren Legarda for the 37th General Conference of UNESCO

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda  for the 37th General Conference of UNESCO UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France    Policy Statement of the Republic of the Philippines                                                              Mr. President of the General Conference, Madam Director-General, Distinguished Delegates,  

November 8, 2013
The first session of the UNESCO General Conference was held nearly 67 years ago to this date against the backdrop of a world seeking to reconstruct from the ravages of the last world war.  The goal was clear —

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Privilege Speech

National Indigenous Peoples Month 2013

Senator Loren Legarda Privilege Speech on the National Indigenous Peoples Month 23 October 2013 –

October 23, 2013
Senate Session Hall  

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Privilege Speech

International Day for Disaster Reduction 2013

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA Privilege Speech International Day for Disaster Reduction 2013 Senate Session Hall 14 October 2013  

October 14, 2013
Mr. President,  

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Privilege Speech

Human Face of Floods

 

September 18, 2013
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Privilege Speech on the Human Face of Floods
Senate Session Hall
September 18, 2013 Stranded commuters, long queues in public transport stations, students wading in flood waters, stalled cars, highways and streets inundated by flood waters, bancas in city streets as a mode of transportation—this has become a usual  scenario as the new normal weather events bring voluminous rains, causing floods of various levels in the metropolis. Ginoong Pangulo,   Normal sa isang nanay na nagtatrabaho ang gumising [...]

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Privilege Speech

State of the Environment 2013

July 30, 2013

Mr. President,
We open a new congress with much fervor as we take on the role of representing the varied issues and challenges that our citizens expect us to address through legislation. And though we have different advocacies, I wish to enjoin everyone, my colleagues old and new, to take a closer look at the state of our environment and how it is intrinsically linked to climate change—the greatest humanitarian and development challenge of our time.
Working our way backwards, let us […]

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Founding of the Escuela Taller de Filipinas Foundation, Inc.

July 10, 2013

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Founding of the Escuela Taller de Filipinas Foundation, Inc.
10 July 2013, 9:00 a.m.
Escuela Taller, Intramuros Manila
I wish to thank the Spanish Embassy, led by His Excellency Ambassador Jorge Domecq, for inviting me to give a message for this wonderful cultural partnership of two nations.
The Philippines is a nation endowed with a rich cultural history. The age-old structures in various parts of the country—baroque churches, heritage houses, colonial buildings and bridges—speak much of […]

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Privilege Speech

GAR 2013: “From Shared Risk to Shared Value: the Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction”

June 6, 2013

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) has released the 2013 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction, “From Shared Risk to Shared Value: the Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction”.

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Women and the Political Process

June 5, 2013

The role of women in our society has continuously evolved through the years. As more women have gained access to education, more have also joined the workforce, even participating in work and activities previously considered exclusive for the male populace.

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Miting de avance speech by Senator Loren Legarda

May 10, 2013

Sa nakalipas na tatlong buwan, akin pong naibahagi sa inyo ang aking mga nagawa at ang aking mga gagawin pa. Andyan na po ang Universal Healthcare Bill. Ang plano ko pong Pantawid Tuition Program. Mga polisiya para sa Ligtas na Barangay. Marami pa pong mga batas ang aking gagawin.
Ito po ang simpleng mensahe ko sa gabing ito, sa ating miting de avance.
Mr. President, noong 1985, pinag-isa ng iyong ina ang oposisyon. Ang mga magkatunggali ay pinagbuklod sa ilalim ng isang […]

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Ika-150 Taong Pag-gunita sa Pagsilang ni Mariano Ponce

March 22, 2013

Isa si Mariano Ponce sa mga bayaning nagpatunay na ang kaalaman ay maaaring maging kasangkapan ng katapangan at kagitingan. Siya ay nagpursige sa kaniyang pag-aaral ng medisina. Kanya ring ipinamalas ang kanyang kahusayan sa pagsusulat upang imulat ang kaisipan ng tao sa mga nangyayari sa ating lipunan. At noong naitatag na ang Unang Republika ng Pilipinas, siya ay patuloy na naglingkod sa bayan.

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