Vice Pres. Leni Robredo’s Platforms If She Wins President & Accomplishments

LENI ROBREDO’S PLATFORMS – Here are the accomplishments of Vice President Leni Robredo and her plans if she wins the May 2022 Elections.

The only female candidate for president in the upcoming poll is Vice Pres. Leni Robredo. She is running as an independent candidate and has tapped Senator Kiko Pangilinan, the vice-presidential bet of the Liberal Party, as her running-mate.

Leni Robredo's Platforms
Photo Credit: The Manila Times

Personal Background:

Maria Leonor “Leni” Gerona-Robredo is a lawyer and the 14th vice president of the Republic of the Philippines. She is the daughter of the late Naga City Regional Trial Court Judge Antonio Gerona and Salvacion Santo Tomas. She is a graduate of the University of the Philippines-Diliman with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Economics and she got her degree in law at the University of Nueva Caceres. It was in 1997 when she passed the BAR examination.

Leni has served in the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) and she was also the coordinator of the Naga-based legal support group Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligan (SALIGAN) from 1998 to 2008. She is also the founder of the Lakas ng Kababaihan ng Naga Federation, an organization that offers opportunities for training and livelihood for women.

In 1987, Leni married Jesse Robredo. He was a former mayor of Naga City and the secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) when he died in a plane crash in 2012. Their marriage was blessed with three (3) daughters – Jessica Marie “Aika” Robredo, Janine Patricia “Tricia” Robredo, and Jillian Therese Robredo. Aika has a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School while Tricia is a licensed doctor. Jillian is currently a scholar in New York University studying biomolecular science.

Accomplishments:

Although the mandate of the vice president is only to assume office in the case of the vacancy of the presidency, Vice Pres. Robredo’s Office went beyond as she led numerous relief operations when calamities struck the Philippines; managed a comprehensive COVID-19 response program that offers services like transportation for the frontliners, e-consultation, and vaccination services; and partnered with the local government units for several projects. Before becoming the country’s vice president, she was a representative of the 3rd District of Camarines Sur. She authored 35 bills and passed three (3) laws.

Vice Pres. Leni Robredo’s Platforms:

  • fight corruption
  • full disclosure of the government deals
  • restore public trust in government
  • protect the small businesses
  • remove “palakasan” system
  • equalize the marketplace
  • strengthen the marine industry
  • promote the climate industry
  • boost the manufacturing industry
  • enhance the tech industry by matching the Philippine skills with a high pay
  • pass the Anti-Discrimination Bill
  • strengthen the implementation of the Anti-Age Discrimination Act
  • prioritize micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) for government requirements
  • promote market linkages for small businesses
  • eliminate red tape
  • Government Employment Program
  • skills-matching programs
  • unemployment insurance for Filipino workers
  • prioritize health of children to prevent stunting and malnutrition
  • food bank in every barangay to fight hunger
  • boost the agriculture system to assure continuous livelihood for farmers and fisherfolks
  • increase the budget for education by not lower than 6% of GDP
  • launch a national learning assessment program for students’ diagnostic
  • sufficient training and increase the salary of the teachers
  • relocate the Filipinos living in danger zones
  • pass the On-Site, In-City, Near-City Bill
  • implement the People’s Plans so the community can participate in the relocation
  • reduce the greenhouse gas emissions based on the COP26 commitment
  • make the community more disaster-resilient
  • pass the Alternative Mineral Management Act, Sustainable Forest Management Act, and National Land Use Act
  • issue an Executive Order over mining and issue no mining zones
  • boost water resource management, public transportation, rural development, and rehabilitation of climate-hit areas
  • digitalization of the whole government
  • pass the Open Access in Data Transmission Bill
  • continuation of the war on drugs with a different approach

Vice-Presidential Running-Mate & Senate Slate

  • Vice-Presidential Runningmate
    • Sen. Kiko Pangilinan
  • Senate Slate:
    • Teddy Baguilat
    • Jojo Binay
    • Leila de Lima
    • Chiz Escudero
    • Chel Diokno
    • Richard Gordon
    • Risa Hontiveros
    • Alex Lacson
    • Sonny Matula
    • Sonny Trillanes
    • Joel Villanueva
    • Migz Zubiri

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