Legarda: 1.5°C Paris Agreement Goal Crucial for Survival

July 20, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda said that the goal of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to well below 2°C and possibly not more than 1.5°C is crucial in ensuring human survival, thus, the need for urgent action from developed and developing countries alike.

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Legarda Receives Italy’s Prestigious Order of Merit

July 15, 2017

The President of the Republic of Italy, thru His Excellency Ambassador Massimo Roscigno, bestowed upon Senator Loren Legarda the award of Cavaliere nell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Knight in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic) during ceremonies held on 13 July 2017 at the Italian Ambassador’s residence in Makati City.

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Legarda Vows Continued Support for PH Higher Education

July 7, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, has committed its full support for the country’s public higher education institutions (HEIs) primarily by providing adequate funds.

Speaking at the 50th Philippine Association of State Colleges and Universities (PASUC) General Assembly, Legarda underscored how important tertiary education is in today’s highly competitive and technology-based world.

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Legarda Renews Call to Heighten Disaster Preparedness

July 5, 2017

In observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month (July), Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call to heighten disaster preparedness especially in local communities.

Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, said that proactive strategies and the involvement of citizens are needed in strengthening the country’s defenses against natural hazards and climate change.

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