Valedictory Speech of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda: Sine Die Adjournment of the 18th Congress

June 15, 2022

Valedictory Speech of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
Sine Die Adjournment of the 18th Congress
1 June 2022 | House of Representatives of the Philippines
Mayad nga araw ka ninyo nga tanan! Sa Tagalog, isang magandang araw sa inyong lahat!
Sa pagtatapos ng ika-labing-walong Kongreso, nais kong pasalamatan ang lahat ng mga nakasama natin bilang Representate ng Natatanging Distrito ng Antique. Sa loob ng tatlong taon, ang Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan ng Pilipinas ang nagsilbing pangalawang tahanan para sa inyong lingkod, at ang mga kinatawan, […]

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For our world’s broken food systems, the war in Ukraine should be a wake-up call for regenerative agriculture systems

June 13, 2022

Four-term Senator Loren Legarda urges the nation, most especially government institutions, to seriously reflect on the moral duty to change the current food system.
“In an interconnected world, we are faced again with the negative implications of the war in Ukraine. Rising food and energy prices are bringing about food shortages. The conflict will have far-reaching consequences and trigger lasting crises, especially for food security, health, and even the environment,” Legarda said.
Legarda stressed the importance of providing necessary support for agriculture […]

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Legarda lauds adoption of House Resolution calling for Climate Justice

June 2, 2022

On the last day of session of the 18th Congress, the House of Representatives adopted a Resolution “Expressing the Sense of the House of Representatives for Climate Justice, Strengthened Implementation of the Philippines Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Laws, and for the Developed Countries to Deliver on Their Commitments” which was authored by Deputy Speaker and Senator-elect Loren Legarda with Representatives Edgar M. Chatto and Sarah Jane I. Elago.
“Sana po ay patuloy nating bigyan ng ngipin, for effective and efficient […]

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May 30, 2022

Senator-elect Loren Legarda today (30 May 2022) welcomed the new economic team of President-elect Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. led by Central Bank Governor Benjamin Diokno as Secretary of Finance, BSP Monetary Board Member Felipe Medalla as Central Bank Chief, former budget Undersecretary Amenah Pangandaman as Secretary of Budget and Management, Arsenio Balisacan as Secretary of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) and former University of the Philippines President Alfredo Pascual as Secretary of Trade and Industry.
“The president could not have […]

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Speech of Hon. Loren Legarda on the Launch of the Year of Protected Areas Campaign

May 23, 2022

Launch of the Year of Protected Areas Campaign
May 23, 2022
Magandang umaga sa ating lahat. I warmly congratulate you all on the launch of the Year of  Protected Areas (YoPA) campaign. This will further strengthen much-needed actions to combat biodiversity loss and champion climate adaptation measures.
We are facing a triple planetary crisis: biodiversity loss, pollution, and, of course, climate change.
The world is experiencing unprecedented environmental changes at a speed and on a scale not previously experienced in […]

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