Walden Bello

EFFECTIVE
Educationi
 Ateneo de Manila University
(1966)
 Masters, Princeton (1972)
 Ph.D. Sociology, Princeton
University, USA (1975)
Work Experienceii
 Congressman (2007-2015)
 Founding director of Focus
on the Global South, a policy
research institution (1995present)
 Professor of Sociology and
Public Administration, UP
Diliman (1997-present)
Laws Principally Authorediii
 Principally authored 16 bills,
in the 14-16th Congress, 4 of
which were enacted as laws
or consolidated/substituted
for bills that became law.
These include:
 HB02718 which was
substituted for
RA10654(which strengthens
the enforcement functions
of the Bureau of Fisheries
and Aquatic Resources)
 HB302, which was
substituted for RA10368
(which provided
compensation to human
rights victims of the Marcos
regime)
 HB2926 which was
consolidated with RA10353
(which defines and punishes
involuntary and enforced
disappearances)
 HB3201 which was
substituted for RA10590

EMPOWERING

ETHICAL
Misc. Actions
 Gave up his
Congressional seat in
protest of President
Aquino’s “fraternitylike” leadershipvii
 Running on a
platform of
transparency, reform,
and high ethical
standardsviii

which amends the overseas
voting act
Programs Enacted
Major Awardsiv
 Outstanding Public Scholar,
International Studies
Association (2008)
 Right Livelihood Award
(2003)
 Sun Sang Don Prize for
Outstanding Contributions to
Public Justice (2001)v
Publicationsvi
 Capitalism’s Last Stand?
Deglobalization in an Age of
Austerity (2013)
 The Food Wars (2009)
 Deglobalization Ideas for a
New World Economy (2004)
 The Future in the Balance:
Essays on Globalization and
Resistance (2001)
 Dragons in Distress: Asia’s
Miracle Economies in Crisis
(1990)
 Development Debacle
(1982)

i “Hon. Bello, Walden F.” Republic of the Philippines House of Representatives 16 th
Congress. Accessed January 25, 2016. http://www.congress.gov.ph/members/search.php?
id=bello-w
ii “About Walden.” Walden Bello. Accessed January 26, 2016.
http://www.waldenbello.org/about-walden/
iii “House Bills and Resolutions.” Republic of the Philippines House of Representatives 16 th
Congress. Accessed January 25, 2016. http://www.congress.gov.ph/download/?d=billstext

iv “About Walden.” Walden Bello. Accessed January 26, 2016.
http://www.waldenbello.org/about-walden/
v “Curriculum Vitae of Walden Bello.” Saint Mary’s University, Accessed January 26, 2016.
http://www.smu.ca/webfiles/BelloCV.pdf
vi “Faculty: Walden Bello.” Binghamton University. Accessed January 26, 2016.
https://www.binghamton.edu/sociology/people/walden-bello.html
vii Macaraig, Ayee. “’No Bullshit’ Walden Bello Runs for Senator.” Rappler, October 14,
2015. http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/109201-walden-bello-senatebid
viii “Walden Bello Takes the Senatorial Plunge.” ABS-CBN, October 15, 2015.
http://news.abs-cbn.com/nation/10/14/15/walden-bello-takes-senatorial-plunge