October 19, 2015
Senator Loren Legarda today said that the proposed 2016 national budget worth P3.002 Trillion will be different from previous years as she is working to make it a budget that promotes climate-adaptive, disaster-resilient, risk-sensitive and sustainable development.
October 18, 2015
Centuries-old weaving traditions are in danger of disappearing with the commercialization and commodification of textiles in the Philippines.
The fourth episode of Dayaw on October 22, “Hinabing Kasaysayan ng mga Kababaihan” (Weaving Stories of Feminine Knowledge), takes viewers to the centers of weaving in the country in a bid to stir interest, awareness and support for this intangible cultural heritage.
October 18, 2015
Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for Filipinos to join the Open Call for Curatorial Proposals for the Philippines’ first national pavilion at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale. Proposals can be submitted until October 30, 2015.
October 16, 2015
The open call for curatorial proposals for a Philippine Pavilion is open to Filipino architects, curators, practising artists from the different disciplines, urban planners, ecological activists, geographers, historians and critics of space, heritage workers, and others. Curators, as an individual or group, are urged to submit […]
Thankfully, we have the staunchest climate change advocate like Sen. Loren Legarda who will speak for the Philippines in the COP in Paris. Legarda has not only advocated but has made it her life mission to bring the government’s policy statements on climate change issues into action. Legarda has been doing this pro bono mission as the designated “regional champion” for the UN’s International Strategy on Disaster Risk Reduction (ISDR) and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia-Pacific since 2008.
October 15, 2015
“The Dayaw IP festival is a very important event because it gives ordinary people a glimpse on the lives of Filipino IPs. It serves as a reminder that regardless of ethnicity, we are one people,” said Legarda, chair of the Senate committee on cultural communities.