November 30, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda lauded the turnover of the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) to local government unit beneficiaries, saying it would bolster the execution of their climate change adaptation programs as the country works on being disaster resilient.
November 25, 2023
“The PSF will help local governments’ adaptation activities in relation to land and water resources management, agriculture and fisheries, health, infrastructure development, and natural ecosystems,” Legarda stated.
“This will also support the improvement of the monitoring, controlling, and prevention of diseases triggered […]
November 24, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda, as Chairperson of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) Drafting Committee, reported a total of 10 resolutions from the working groups on Political and Security Matters, Meeting of Women Parliamentarians, Economic and Trade Matters, and Regional Cooperation in the Asia Pacific.
Six (6) consolidated resolutions were the outcomes of the region’s Annual Meeting in the Philippines, which, according to her, reinforces the effectiveness of parliamentary diplomacy and the power of […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda urged the delegates of the 31st Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF31) to prioritize the consideration of natural capital in legislation. She points to the fragile state of the Philippines’ ecosystem and the effects of climate change on the nation’s overall welfare, citing this as urgent and of profound significance.
November 23, 2023
“Our task is to craft legislation that not only sets norms but breathes life into the spirit of people’s rights to sustainable development and a better […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda, the principal author and sponsor of Senate Bill No. 2439 or the proposed Philippine Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting System (PENCAS) bill, lauded the passage of the measure on third reading in the Senate on Wednesday.
November 23, 2023
The four-term senator, who has filed numerous bills that address various environmental issues, said the passage of PENCAS in the Senate is a significant milestone for the environment and the country.
“It is again a pioneering long journey just like […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda expressed her optimism that the upcoming 31st Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) will foster a resilient, sustainable, and interconnected world to help the advancement of humanity.
Legarda, who will serve a crucial role as the head of the APPF’s drafting committee, said that the summit will serve as a springboard in discussing numerous issues hounding the participating countries.
“The APPF offers a perfect platform to delve into political, security, and socio-economic issues […]