May 27, 2016
MESSAGE OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
May 24, 2016
Vernissage of the Philippine Pavilion
15th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale
27 May 2016 | Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy
Alejandro Aravena, the curator for the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, Reporting From the Front, said that he wants architecture to be “a demonstration of the ability of humans to become masters of their own destinies.”
The Philippine Pavilion brings us to this realization. Muhon reminds us that our appreciation of the past and the current actions we take […]
Keynote Speech Senator Loren Legarda
May 18, 2016
Meaningful Participation in the 10-year Anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth
24 May 2016 | University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu City
We are gathered here today to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth. A lot has changed since that year, 2006, especially on how we perceive the climate change phenomenon.
I recall that during that time, climate change was still considered an issue that was best left for scientists. It was not easy […]
Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
May 10, 2016
“Realignment of the Power Industry Towards Renewables”
Power & Electricity World Philippines 2016
18 May 2016 | SMX Convention Center
Allow me to open my speech with a question: What kind of future are we leaving behind for our children?
Our extractive and consumptive lifestyle, and misplaced notion of development have brought our world in a state of utter disrepair. We have been so focused on development without realizing that development without conscience destroys the world.
Message of Senator Loren Legarda
May 3, 2016
Launching of Specialized Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in Public Service (ITAPS) Modules for Indigenous Peoples (IPs)
10 May 2016 | Office of the Ombudsman, Quezon City
Our indigenous peoples never fail to amaze me. Whenever I visit a province and go to IP communities, I always discover marvelous things about our culture and heritage. Our indigenous cultural communities (ICCs) are rich in traditional knowledge covering almost all aspects of life—agriculture, health care, […]
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Rotary Club of Makati Luncheon
3 May 2016 | Manila Peninsula Hotel
It is with great pleasure that I take part in this gathering to encourage Rotarians to take a more active role in finding solutions to the growing social, economic and development challenges caused by environmental degradation and disasters arising from natural hazards made stronger by climate change.
We are living in a world with finite resources and yet generations have lived over the centuries like […]