April 29, 2012
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY ANNOUNCED THE VISIT TO THE PHILIPPINES OF MS. MARGARETA WAHLSTRÖM, SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (DRR).
April 26, 2012
Ms. Wahlström will be in the country from May 1-5 for various conferences on enhancement of the Philippines’ DRR capabilities, especially in light of post-Sendong recovery efforts.
“We welcome Ms. Margareta Wahlström’s visit to the Philippines this year. This sends a strong message for enhanced work on our disaster prevention initiatives as we support […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY LAUDED WEAVING COMMUNITIES IN THE COUNTRY FOR PRESERVING THE TRADITION OF WEAVING AS SHE ENCOURAGED LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO SUPPORT SUCH INITIATIVES.
April 25, 2012
Legarda made the statement as she witnessed the turn-over of the Balungis Trading Center, sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to the Malapatan Municipal Government in Sarangani Province. The event also included the turn-over of handlooms and other weaving materials to the Balungis Women’s Association.
“To the members of the Balungis […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CALLED FOR THE SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COUNTRY’S MINERAL RESOURCES AND STRESSED THAT THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN MINING ACTIVITIES.
April 21, 2012
Legarda, who is keynote speaker at the mining conference organized by the Association of Law Students of the Philippines at the Ateneo de Davao University, said that while the regulation of the mining industry and enforcement of mining policies remain a great challenge to the government, there is another emerging concern—the […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY ENCOURAGED FILIPINOS TO MAKE EACH DAY OF THE YEAR AN EARTH DAY, STRESSING THAT TAKING ACTION TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE ENVIRONMENT SHOULD NOT BE LIMITED TO A DAY OR TWO.
April 20, 2012
Legarda made the statement at the tree-growing activity organized by Luntiang Pilipinas in partnership with the Sangguniang Kabataan National Federation (SKNF), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and the City Government of Marikina.
“Let every day be Earth Day. We should not limit […]
TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2012, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA WILL LEAD A CEREMONIAL TREE-GROWING ACTIVITY ON APRIL 21 AT KAANGKAN PARK IN MARIKINA CITY.
Legarda said that the event was organized by Luntiang Pilipinas, which she founded, in partnership with the Sangguniang Kabataan National Federation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the City Government of Marikina.
“This tree-growing activity we organized is a sign of our continued commitment to contribute to the preservation of our environment, protection of our […]