Loren Legarda
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The Philippine Pavilion at the Venice Biennale as an island of transformation
by Loren Legarda - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems like just yesterday when we were trying to fill the puzzling absence of the Philippines in the Venice Biennale after 51 years of hiatus, but today, we are already opening our fifth Philippine Pavilion...
Resilience in the age of global insecurity
by Loren Legarda - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Since the enactment of the Climate Change Act of 2009 and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) Act of 2010, which I both authored, the Philippines has made significant gains in terms of mainstreaming...
Is everything lost?
by Loren Legarda - October 27, 2016 - 12:00am
The Philippines has numerous laws and policies focused on addressing issues on environment, public health and disaster resilience.
Is everything lost?
by Loren Legarda - October 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Coal is burned to generate electricity and its by-product, in the form of ash, is either recycled into cement or construction products, stored or disposed in dry or wet landfills.
Is everything lost?
by Loren Legarda - October 25, 2016 - 12:00am
At the outset, allow me to thank and congratulate the Asian Development Bank and its partners, the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the United Nations Environment Program, for making climate change the central...
Coherence and convergence: Key to managing risks and achieving sustainable development
by Loren Legarda - May 31, 2016 - 12:00am
In 2015, two dominant themes that guided multilateral work were that of sustainable development and managing risks better as a global community.
Disaster risk management integral to national development
by Loren Legarda - November 16, 2015 - 9:00am
Globally, economic losses due to disasters are taking a toll on development.
Phl statement on disaster risk reduction
by Loren Legarda - March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good morning!
Women: Leaders of change for resilience
by Loren Legarda - June 8, 2014 - 12:00am
(Speech delivered on “Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management” ASEM Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, 5 June 2014 - Manila.)
Paving the way for change in dedication to future generations
by Loren Legarda - February 8, 2014 - 12:00am
First of all, I congratulate the organizers of this year’s ThomasLloyd Cleantech Congress. Thank you for the warm hospitality and the excellent arrangements at the Messe.
Ferreting out the truth on alleged toxic waste dumping
by Loren Legarda - December 3, 2012 - 12:00am
I am writing in connection with your article, entitled “Senate hearings should bring out the truth” which appeared in the “As I Wreck This Chair” column of the Nov. 27, 2012 edition of the...
Remembering Bessie
by Loren Legarda - October 21, 2001 - 12:00am
The month of October reminds me of one special occasion and one very special person: the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and my dear mother, the late Bessie Bautista Legarda. We used to celebrate my mom’s birthday...
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