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    Speeches

    • Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines at The Future of Democracy in Asia Webinar Series of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 11, 2020

      Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines at The Future of Democracy in Asia Webinar Series of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats

       

      Thank you very much Congressman Blue Abaya. Thank you very much to the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats for having me today. All of us who stand for democracy in the region are thankful for your commitment as you push through with this webinar, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.

      Today’s event poses a very straightforward question: Will the 2020 US Presidential Elections matter for democracy and human rights ...

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    • Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines at the 20th Year Graduation Ceremony of Thames International

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 01, 2020

      Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines at the 20th Year Graduation Ceremony of Thames International

       

      Good afternoon to the administration, faculty and staff; Chancellor Dr. John Batten; President Joel Santos; Managing Director TJ Parpan; Academic director Leah Macatangay; Dean Shiela Dingcong; and Senior High School Principal Nonie de la Fuente: Thank you for inviting me to share some time with you. To the parents, guardians, friends, and family, and most of all to the graduating class of 2020: Congratulations on your commencement! You’ve worked so hard to ge...

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    • Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines at the Ateneo de Naga University Center for Local Governance “Tara! Mag Tik-Talk Tayo” Webinar

      Posted in Speeches on Aug 28, 2020

      Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines at the Ateneo de Naga University Center for Local Governance  “Tara! Mag Tik-Talk Tayo” Webinar

       

      Thank you very much, Malu [Barcillano]. Fr. Robert [Rivera] and the rest of the Ateneo Community; our reactors who are with us this afternoon; all the participants: Marhay na hapon sa indo gabos!

      Mabalos na marhay to the Ateneo de Naga University’s Center for Local Governance for organizing this seminar and for having me! This is actually the longest that I have not been home to Naga because of the pandemic and being with you...

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    • Angat Bayi Political Empowerment Fellowship Program Course 2 Online Launch

      Posted in Speeches on Aug 20, 2020

      Angat Bayi Political Empowerment Fellowship Program Course 2 Online Launch

      The New Face of Leadership

       

      Thank you very much. Ambassador Peter MacArthur, Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines; Congresswoman Malou Acosta-Alba; Dr. Nathalie Africa-Verceles, Director of the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies; Dr. Maria Cynthia Rose Bautista, Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University of the Philippines; Mr. [Fernand] Vincent Hermoso, Coordinator for Online Learning of the Angat Bayi Project; my dear fellows; resource speakers and peer mentors; guests; local officials who are with...

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    • Launching of Jesse Robredo Institute for Leadership and Good Governance

      Posted in Speeches on Aug 18, 2020

      Launching of Jesse Robredo Institute for Leadership and Good Governance

      Huwaran ng Paglilingkod

       

      Magandang hapon sa lahat! I just would like to greet our guests this afternoon, of course led by Usec. RJ Echiveri; Asec. Florida Dijan; the members of the board of the Jesse Robredo Foundation; Sen. Bam Aquino is here; Atty. Charlie Yu; all the local officials who are with us this afternoon.

      Una sa lahat, congratulations sa Jesse M. Robredo Foundation for today’s successful launching of the Jesse Robredo Institute for Leadership and Good Governance! Sa lahat na kasama natin ngayon sa virtual spac...

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