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    Speeches

    • Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines 5th Spring Rain Asian Philanthropic Development Conference

      Posted in Speeches on Jul 28, 2021

      Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines 5th Spring Rain Asian Philanthropic Development Conference

      Government’s Role in Resiliency

      Hello to the officers and members of Spring Rain Global, and to all the participants from around the world who are joining the 5th Asian Philanthropic Development Conference. It gives me great comfort to see that despite the challenges of the pandemic, you continue to find ways to explore how we can better build resilience in our communities.

      Today, we talk about the role of government in building resilience—a role that the pandemic ...

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    • Message of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines for the 42nd National Conference of Employers

      Posted in Speeches on Jun 21, 2021

      Message of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines for the 42nd National Conference of Employers

       

      Thank you very much for inviting me again at your annual national conference. Today is an even more special event because we are also holding the Kapatiran sa Industriya Awards. To all the finalists: Congratulations! We hope that your business practices can provide a viable mode for others so we can accelerate our journey towards a better normal for all.

      We are by now all starkly aware of COVID-19’s impact on business and economies. In an annual global competitiveness report...

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    • Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines Angat Bayi Closing Ceremony

      Posted in Speeches on May 24, 2021

      Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines Angat Bayi Closing Ceremony

       

      Good morning everyone! Ambassador Bita Rasoulian of the Embassy of Austria; Mr. Ryan Webb of the Canadian Embassy; Ms. Nina Lewis of the US Embassy; of course, Dr. Nathalie; Ms. Maya; Jill; our 15 graduating fellows; other distinguished guests; nandito pal, Congresswoman Malou Acosta-Alba; ladies and gentlemen: Good morning once again to all of you and hello sa lahat ng graduates ng Angat Bayi Political Empowerment Fellowship Program Year 2! Parang ang sarap sabihin noon na Year 2 na tayo. Con...

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    • Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines for the University of Cambridge’s MPhil in Public Policy Class of 2021 “Leadership in the Age of Democratic Challenges”

      Posted in Speeches on May 24, 2021

      Speech of Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo Vice President of the Philippines for the University of Cambridge’s MPhil in Public Policy Class of 2021 “Leadership in the Age of Democratic Challenges”

      Hello to the students of the University of Cambridge’s MPP Class of 2020-2021, the Cambridge University Filipino Society, and the faculty members of the Department of Politics and International Studies. Thank you for inviting me to today’s conversation.

      As we speak, the world continues to reel from the effects of COVID-19. Healthcare systems are being overwhelmed; economies are shrinking; entire populati...

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    • Message of Vice President Leni Robredo Easter Sunday Mass

      Posted in Speeches on Apr 04, 2021

      Message of Vice President Leni Robredo Easter Sunday Mass

       

      Magandang umaga at Happy Easter sa ating lahat. Maraming salamat kay Fr. Tito Caluag for presiding over this mass, and to everyone who joined us through Facebook Live sa iba’t ibang mga channels na available.

      Ito na ang pangalawa nating paggunita ng Holy Week at Easter since the pandemic started. Alam ko, lalo na in the recent weeks, napakahirap manood ng balita dahil sa patuloy nating pagharap sa mga hamong dala ng COVID-19. Habang pataas nang pataas ang mga kaso sa mga komunidad natin, we see our health workers bearing the brunt of ...

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