November 8, 2022
Co-Sponsorship Speech of
November 7, 2022
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda
House Bill No. 4488 under Committee Report No. 10
AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY-THREE
08 November 2022
President, my dear colleagues, I respectfully request my fellow Senators’ consideration of the 2023 budgets of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), which includes Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
For her significant contributions to biodiversity efforts in the country, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda was recognized as an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Biodiversity Hero on November 2 in Bogor, Indonesia.
October 28, 2022
Joining the awarding ceremony virtually, Legarda, who is known as a long-time advocate of environmental protection and a champion of green development, thanked ASEAN for the recognition and for acknowledging the efforts of individuals from various sectors who fight for the environment.
She also expressed gratitude to the […]
PARIS, 28 October 2022 – Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda has stated the importance of the Paris Agreement to the country as the Philippine delegation, led by Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri, met with French legislators on Tuesday, October 25.
October 27, 2022
“One of the many advocacies and issues that bond France and the Philippines is the Paris Agreement. Being number one in the world risk index, as the most vulnerable nation in the world, we value our ratification of the Paris […]
PARIS, 27 October 2022 – Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda called on the Philippine government to consider investing in blue carbon initiatives through the sustainable management of marine resources and marine-linked sectors which are also vital for climate change adaptation along the coasts.
October 24, 2022
The appeal came following the Philippine senators’ meeting with their French counterparts where they discussed matters of global concern including environment and climate change.
Building a blue carbon economy entails creating ocean sectors and businesses that are socially […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda embarks on an official visit to France with Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri and other Philippine senators to meet with their French counterparts and discuss how to enhance the bilateral ties between the two nations.
“This meeting is an opportune time for us to assess our country’s strong ties with the French Republic and discuss how we can foster our friendship and cooperation, especially on areas that concern both the Philippines and France,” Legarda stated.