Speech of Hon. Loren Legarda on the Launch of the Year of Protected Areas Campaign

May 23, 2022

SPEECH OF HON. LOREN LEGARDA
Launch of the Year of Protected Areas Campaign
May 23, 2022
 
Magandang umaga sa ating lahat. I warmly congratulate you all on the launch of the Year of  Protected Areas (YoPA) campaign. This will further strengthen much-needed actions to combat biodiversity loss and champion climate adaptation measures.
We are facing a triple planetary crisis: biodiversity loss, pollution, and, of course, climate change.
The world is experiencing unprecedented environmental changes at a speed and on a scale not previously experienced in […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda to Gov. Ben Diokno for being named as the Banker’s Global and Asia Pacific Central Bank Governor of the Year

January 5, 2022

My heartfelt congratulations to my good friend, Gov. Benjamin Diokno, for being named as the Banker’s Global and Asia Pacific Central Bank Governor of the Year. I worked with him closely when I was Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, and truly, his competence is unquestionable.
With your steadfast leadership, the BSP has remained committed to ensuring our country’s economic recovery and financial stability despite the challenges brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May this recognition motivate you as you continue […]

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Third State of the District Address of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda

December 8, 2021

3rd State of the District Address
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
Representative of the Lone District of Antique
December 8, 2021
 
 
Mayad nga adlaw sa akon mga kasimanwa!
Time flies so fast.
Two years ago, ang ating mga kasimanwa ay naghangad ng panibagong simula. Ngayon, buong pagmamalaki nating masasabi na sa loob ng mahigit dalawang taon, nabigyan natin ng bagong pag-asa ang mga Antiqueño.
When I started my term as your Congresswoman, my goal was for Antique to become inclusively progressive, peaceful and orderly. I envisioned a […]

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Privilege Speech: On the Outcomes of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

November 23, 2021

On the Outcomes of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
November 23, 2021
 
Mr. Speaker and distinguished colleagues:
The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) concluded on November 13 in Glasgow, following two weeks of negotiations among world leaders to decide on global policies and actions that would save humanity and the planet from the climate crisis.
I wish to report in detail on […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda: Law of Nature Webinar

November 13, 2021

A pleasant morning to you all. Thank you to the Angeles University Foundation for this chance to raise awareness on the challenges of air pollution and to strengthen our cooperation in implementing the Clean Air Act.  I recognize the important work that you are doing to help raise the air quality standards of our country.  Granting we would have been in a much worse situation without this law, the expected outcomes, however, are far from the reality we have today.
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