PHOTOS: Regional Forum on the 2025 PH Elections

Expert speakers during Day 1 of the Regional Forum on the 2025 PH Elections, 13 May 2024, shared insights and experiences from the conduct of elections in the super election year of 2024. They offered lessons and best practices which electoral stakeholders can consider as the Philippines marked one year before the 2025 national and local #elections.

The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) brought together more than 100 electoral stakeholders and partners to discuss and ponder on how to ensure electoral integrity in the upcoming elections. The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) is among the partners of the forum.

LENTE executive director Atty. Ona Caritos welcomed participants to the Regional Forum on the 2025 PH Elections.

LENTE chairperson Atty. Christian Monsod delivered the keynote speech highlighting the value of election observers and monitors and implementing the necessary reforms to ensure electoral integrity.

During the Panel Discussion 1, ANFREL senior program officer for campaign and advocacy Tharindu Abeyrathna shared the electoral experiences of countries in Southeast Asia based on ANFREL's election observation missions highlighting trends and emerging issues that threaten democracy.

During Panel Discussion 2, the speakers shared the impact of disinformation in elections and what are being done to counter information disorder.

During Panel Discussion 3, representatives from civil society organizations in Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand shared their efforts to monitor different phases of elections identifying challenges and opportunities.

Election management bodies from the Philippines and Indonesia shared initiatives to ensure electoral integrity during Panel Discussion 5.

Know more about the forum here: "SAVE THE DATES: Regional forum on 2024 Super Elections year set for 13-14 May 2024"

For the full details on the panel discussions, see here: "Panel Discussion Topics: Regional forum on 2025 PH Elections, 13-14 May 2024"

For the full details on the panel discussion speakers, see here: "Panel Speakers and Moderators: Regional forum on 2025 PH Elections, 13-14 May 2024"


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