New York, U.S.A.
22 September 2014

President Benigno S. Aquino III and the rest of the Philippine delegation arrived 8:27 PM at Newark Liberty International Airport from a visit to Boston, Massachusetts.

Ambassador Libran N. Cabactulan, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations, welcomed the President who is on a four-nation trip to Europe and the United States.

The Chief Executive proceeded to Omni Berkshire Place Hotel where he was received by Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Irene B. Natividad, Deputy Consul General Kira Christine Danganan-Azucena, Omni Berkshire Hotel General Manager Andrew Labetti and other officials and staff from the Department Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Consulate and the Phil. Mission to the UN.

President Aquino is scheduled to deliver a statement at the UN Climate Summit Plenary to show what initiatives the Philippines is doing to address the effects of climate change and related issues.