Dedicated to Enfranchisement: Christian Monsod Shares His Story
28 Nov 2012
Christian Monsod is renowned for his work ensuring Filipinos' voices are heard through the electoral process. Throughout his professional career he has been a strong advocate for social justice and reforms. As chairman of the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC), he led an effort to make the Philippine's electoral system more efficient and transparent. As founder and honorary chairman of the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) and pioneer of the National Citizen's Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL), he has mobilized and inspired citizens to stand for their rights and their county's democracy.
In this podcast, Monsod talks about his life's work, why credible elections matter and receiving IFES' 2012 Joe C. Baxter Award.