Speeches as of March 2012
Forum on Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge
National Art Gallery, National Museum
Allow me to thank the organizers of this event, led by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines, together with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, and the National Museum, for inviting me to take part in this forum on intellectual property and traditional knowledge.
March 21, 2012
Women Weathering Climate Change: Governance and Accountability Everybody's Concern
NAPOLCOM's Celebration of International Women's Day
As we celebrate International Women's Day today, allow me to thank the National Police Commission Gender and Development Technical Working Group (NAPOLCOM GAD-TWG) for highlighting in this event the role of women in climate change adaptation and mitigation because the reality is that, women bear the brunt of the impacts of disasters and extreme weather events.
March 08, 2012
Mutual Legal Assistance Agreements (MLATs)with the People's Republic Of China And The United Kingdom
Senate Session Hall
I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Resolution No. 732 under Committee Report No. 130, entitled "Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Republic of the Philippines and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland," and Senate Resolution No. 734 under Committee Report No. 132, entitled "Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Treaty between the Republic of the Philippines and the People's Republic of China Concerning Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters."
March 06, 2012
Launch of Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) Project
Ateneo de Manila University
Allow me to thank the Manila Observatory and the Ateneo de Manila University for inviting me to join you in the launch of the Coastal Cities at Risk Project.
March 01, 2012