The President honors the Peacekeepers of the 7th Philippine Contingent to the Golan Heights.
President Aquino: “Last week, I stood inside the United Nations Headquarters in New York to add the Philippines’ voice to what has become a universal call to action: We, as one world, must come together against climate change.”
The NEDA report, “Implementation for Results,” provides a framework to ensure close alignment between the objectives of the recovery and rehabilitation program of typhoon Yolanda-affected areas, and the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016.
Ang pinakamatamis na bahagi ng ating biyahe ay ang makita ang mga ngiti ng kapwa natin Pilipino sa ibang bansa kapag naririnig nila ang magagandang balitang nangyayari sa Pilipinas. Inilatag po natin sa kanila ang transpormasyong tinatamasa na ng ating bansa: mula sa pagbasag sa baluktot na kalakaran hanggang sa pagbubukas ng pagkakataon sa ating mamamayan; mula sa pag-arangkada ng ekonomiya hanggang sa parating pang magagandang oportunidad; at maging sa pagtataguyod ng pangmatagalang kapayapaan.
President Benigno S. Aquino III attends the United Nations Climate Change Summit Plenary 2014, in New York. The summit is a public platform for leaders to catalyze action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and mobilize political will for a universal climate agreement by 2015.
My entire life, I have witnessed my people do incredible things: they resisted the dictatorship, drove a peaceful revolution that captured the imagination of the world, stood firmly and often against tyranny and corruption whenever they reared their ugly heads, and worked tirelessly to put our country back on the map. For so long, we have endured the tyranny of self-serving administrations and the indifference of the world, but now, finally, my country, once an often-overlooked archipelago in the Pacific, is poised to remain in the spotlight, as proof of what a mobilized citizenry and a government of integrity are capable of.