About Us

Plataforma Democrática is an initiative of the Fernando Henrique Cardoso Foundation and the Edelstein Center for Social Research dedicated to the strengthening of Latin American democratic institutions and culture. By means of research, publications and seminars on the transformation of society and politics in the region and the world, it aims to promote a dialogue between producers of knowledge and different social and political actors on topics related to the challenges of democratic governance in Latin America.

Plataforma Democrática provides a virtual infrastructure with a free access library with thousands of texts on issues related to democracy in Latin America, a videotheque and a data-base on research institutions in the region.

Founding Institutions

Fundação Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Rua Formosa, 367, 6º andar
Centro - Tel: +55 (11) 3359-5000
São Paulo (SP) - Brasil - CEP: 01049-000

Centro Edelstein de Pesquisas Sociais

Praia do Flamengo, 100
Flamengo - Tel: +55 (21) 2557-6849
Rio de Janeiro (RJ) - Brasil - CEP: 22210-030