Haiti Chief of Party Interviewed by Voice of America

Publication Date: 
15 Aug 2017

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On June 28, 2017, International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) Chief of Party Haiti Alessandra Rossi visited Voice of America (VOA), a multi-media broadcasting service that provides news to countries across the world in 40 different languages. For the past five years, Rossi has served as IFES chief of party in Haiti. At VOA, Rossi was interviewed by Lyonel Desmarattes, a VOA Creole correspondent, and the interview was broadcast live on VOA’s Creole radio program.

During the interview, Rossi explained the importance of the advances made toward having free, transparent and democratic elections in Haiti. She highlighted the U.S. Agency for International Development’s contribution and IFES’ Haitian-led approach to strengthen the organizational capacity of the Provisional Electoral Council to effectively communicate with the media, political parties, Parliament and citizens at large.

A link to the interview from VOA’s Creole website can be found here.

 

IFES Haiti Chief of Party Alessandra Rossi outside Voice of America, a multi-media broadcasting service in Washington, D.C.IFES Haiti Chief of Party Alessandra Rossi outside Voice of America, a multi-media broadcasting service in Washington, D.C.

Rossi discusses the importance of transparent elections and the role of a permanent electoral council in Haiti with Creole Correspondent Lyonel Desmarattes./Rossi discusses the importance of transparent elections and the role of a permanent electoral council in Haiti with Creole Correspondent Lyonel Desmarattes.

The Provisional Electoral Council conducts information sessions to educate voters and strengthen civil society in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.The Provisional Electoral Council conducts information sessions to educate voters and strengthen civil society in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

To positively influence the media, IFES released these cartoons to show election observers monitoring voting for elections in Haiti.To positively influence the media, IFES released these cartoons to show election observers monitoring voting for elections in Haiti.