July 13, 2021
Manila, July 13– “In the midst of a worsening climate crisis, it is vital to restate the reminder — winning slowly is losing, standing still is moving backwards. As we near the 26th round of climate treaty negotiations in Glasgow in November, world leaders need reminding as well that we expect action on mitigation, adaptation, finance, loss and damage, and means of implementation together. Drop one item from these five points and we court failure, which is unacceptable.”
July 12, 2021
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Former three-term Senator and now House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda highlighted the “urgent need for ambitious and decisive action across all sectors” and highlighted local initiatives in the country as she discussed the scale of the climate emergency globally and in the Philippines at the online lecture organized by the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute on Monday, July 12, 2021.
July 10, 2021
“Our country is currently in a state of public health emergency, but as we work together toward putting an end […]
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda will be guest speaker at the online webinar organized by the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore titled The Philippines and the Climate Crisis. The online discussion will be held via Zoom on Monday, July 12, 2021, 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. (Manila). Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda will shed light on the enormity of the climate emergency at the global level and in the Philippines, and show the urgent need for ambitious and decisive action across all […]
July 10, 2021
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda will be guest speaker at the online panel discussion organized by the Humboldt University Berlin titled Habi: Weaving Philippine Textiles Future, together with Dr. Analyn Salvador-Amores of the University of the Philippines Baguio. The online discussion will be held via zoom on July 14, 2021, 10-12:00 (Berlin) / 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. (Manila).
July 10, 2021
Prof. Dr. Salvador-Amores will give a talk on “Agabel Tayo! (Let’s Weave Textile Revitalization in the Philippine Cordillera,” while Deputy Speaker Legarda will share […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda today called for strengthened support for the local textile industry in order to provide stable income in the country’s textile communities.
A well-known advocate of the local textile industry, Legarda has filed House Bill 636, or an Act Providing for the Development and Protection of the Philippine Handloom Weaving Industry.
As then Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, apart from providing support for the establishment of the cotton processing centers in Patnongon, […]