Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Philippines in Crisis: Failures of Economic Governance

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC)

together with

Global Call to Action Against Poverty-Philippines (GCAP)
UPD School of Economics Student Council
UPD Economics Towards Consciousness (ETC) and
UPD College of Social Science and Philosophy Student Council

Invites you to a Forum on

The Philippines in Crisis: The Failures of Economic Governance

University of the Philippines- Diliman School of Economics

July 23, 2008 9:00AM-1:00PM


9:00AM Arrival and Registration

10:00AM Welcome Remarks

UP Economics Towards Consciousness (ETC)

10:15 AM Presentations

Under the Shadow of Debt: Global Trends and the Philippine Economy

Professor Walden Bello

President, Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC)

10:30AM Under a Perfect Storm: The Power and Oil Crisis

Wilson Fortaleza

Co-convenor, EmPower Consumers

10:45AM The Starving Nation: The Food Crisis in the Philippines

Arze Aglipo (to confirm)

Executive Director, Integrated Rural Development Foundation (IRDF)

11:00AM The Lingering Political Malady: The Failure of Democratic


Loretta Ann Rosales

Three-time Party-list Representative

Chairperson Emeritus, Akbayan! Citizens’ Action Party

11:15AM Reactors

Dr. Emmanuel De Dios (to confirm)
Dean, UP School of Economics

School of Economics Student Council

11:30AM Open Forum


Joel Saracho

Coordinator, Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP)

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