The answer seems to be: On the whole, yes, but not completely so. Well, Dick alluded to it earlier. The Davao City mayor said her father and the Philippines are better off without Alvarez leading the House. Gifts of Speech - Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gender: Evaluating World Bank Policy by President of the Philippines At the World Bank in Washington, D. In doing so, I will refer to one of my core beliefs, that of the need for new politics.
The ultimate solution to poverty has both a political and an economic aspect. The canvassing for public attention is over. To address the perils, we must give a social bias to balance our economic development, and these are embodied in safety nets for sectors affected by globalization, and safeguards for our environment. Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo replaces Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Pantaleon Alvarez as Speaker of the House of Representatives. And I pledge to do everything necessary to expand the economy, engage it deeper in the world of commerce and advance the interests of our country and our people the world over.
Join me, therefore, as we begin to tear down the walls that divide. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for giving me the honor and privilege of serving you. Cebu became the place of inaugural as a gesture of gratitude for Arroyo garnering the highest number of votes. Look around you in our cities, as you drive by the office towers that have changed the skylines. To extend the opportunities to our rural countryside, we must create a modernized and socially equitable agricultural sector. If she did not corrupt she would make a fine president for the Philippines, or stole money or cheat because we could see from all of her achievements that she is a potential president.
The question is, will we be stronger with a more united region? Our goal is to realize our resources and potentials to turn our region into one of the most dynamic in the world. I thought that our former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is not great because our former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo cheated in the election against Fernando Poe Junior. This new politics is the politics of genuine reform. With the development, Mariano said the public should now be more vigilant against possible machinations at the House of Representatives. That way, we shall be establishing a deep foundation for a broad middle class. My department is also the lead government agency designated to oversee a program facilitated by the World Bank for out-of-school youth. A leader must present a specific platform for how to break the cycle of poverty and cynicism that pervades the nation.
Allegations persist regarding possible conspirators from the government who helped in his escape, and another alleged cover-up. We are not merely a group of islands surrounded by water but a country linked by the sea and unified by a rich heritage. This is our unfinished business from the past. President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo arrived at the Quirino Grandstand and it started with the singing of the by followed by an ecumenical prayer. Apart from the provision of improved health, education, and other social services for women, a development strategy should include formulation and implementation of targeted training programs for women; promoting gender awareness among agencies involved in development programs and projects; and concerted efforts to expand women's leadership role in institutions. That is not a crime, as already held by the Supreme Court. As we do so, we create fertile ground for good governance based on a sound moral foundation, a philosophy of transparency, and an ethic of effective implementation.
The March 1999 Bank report on that project likewise contains a gender perspective. Historically, the European Union has shown how a region beset by conflict can become a force for peace and prosperity. Therefore, our community must contribute to the transformation of our region and the world. Ngunit saan tayo tutungo mula rito? And early in my term, in accordance with what I said then, I developed a three-pronged economic strategy to make the free enterprise system work and undo the neglect of the previous administration. We must offer hope, not fear; sunlight, not darkness. All eyes are on us. Allegations against Arroyo and her accomplices in government are many, including electoral fraud and a subsequent cover-up.
Alvarez's removal does not come as a surprise, with some lawmakers reportedly planning his ouster since March 2017. No less than the 1997 Bank report on mainstreaming gender in World Bank lending concluded that while there was clear indication of progress, there was a need for further improvement and for more projects and country assistance to systematically address gender issues. This election is about the people. I accepted the challenge to the office when it was thrust upon me. It offers them a venue to promote and advance negotiations. This was blocked by Arroyo's coalition in September 2005. I look up to Congress to seize this moment in history.
About unity, healing — unite the nation around a platform that is pro-poor, fiscally responsible and forward thinking. My sincerest thanks to all of my beloved countrymen, to our democracy, to God Almighty. The scandal and crisis began in June 2005 when audio recordings of a phone call conversation between President Arroyo and then Election Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano allegedly talking about the rigging of the 2004 national election results, were released to the public. This is not a race of who gets richer first. We must invest in our nation and our people if we are to succeed. Her succession to the presidency is to finish the unexpired term of Estrada. A community is about growing and prospering together.
These accomplishments are a mere down payment on what is needed. Rizal counseled the Filipino to lead a life of commitment. Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo after taking her oath as Speaker of the House of Representatives Monday afternoon, July 23, 2018. Now, we must accept the need to level the playing field in politics as well. We welcome the confirmed shutdown of the Yongbyon nuclear reactor and the return of U. I pledge to bring you a pro-poor agenda that will lift up our poorest brothers and sisters, invest them with dignity and imbue them with hope. A third reason is that while the Bank's lending for population, health and nutrition, and education has increased steadily, it has not responded as consistently to the Beijing Conference's petition to increase Bank lending for credit programs benefiting women.
With Gloria as the new House leader, blinking is not allowed. I have brought millions of books to schoolchildren, healthcare to the majority of the people, clean water to over 4 million people, and new housing to over two million of our most needy. Fourth, in increasing the proportion of women in senior management, include program management. Do your responsibility and I shall do mine. We are the stones, and the Philippines is our edifice. We developed the call center industry almost from scratch.