Emergência Política: América Latina

Research on political innovation in Latin America.


Leaders Interviewed

Minutes of interviews

It is possible to observe a new political phenomenon in Latin America – from Mexico to Uruguay – since 2011, thousands of people have taken to the streets of their countries to protest, above all, against the practices of old politics that prevent the maturing of democracies in the region.

Within this same old, archaic, and vicious system dating back to the time of colonization, new initiatives and political behaviors emerge that seek to bring the citizen closer to public power and politics, building new relations capable of rescuing the collective imagination of society and inaugurate the politics of the 21st century.

In order to get a closer look at the new practices and political identity that is emerging in the region, we interviewed more than 250 people from governments, parties, civil society, and informal activism in 11 Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Ecuador and Bolivia.


Emergência Política: América Latina (Political Emergence: Latin America:) is a qualitative research that seeks to show what and how political innovation is in Latin America..

Can Democracy Win in Latin America? This Duo Is Trying to Make It Happen: http://ow.ly/VA0K30fQdPP

Posted by OZY on Thursday, October 12, 2017
Inovações políticas no México

México, o país da partidocracia, também está passando por uma revolução política: O muros sim, caem!#EmergenciaPolitica

Posted by Instituto Update on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Diário de bordo: Chile

O #emergenciapolitica está no Chile e de lá segue para o Paraguai. O que eles esperam encontrar num país que ainda opera numa constituição criada na ditadura? Rafael Poço e Beatriz Pedreira contam para a gente o que estão vendo nas suas viagens.____O trabalho partiu do nosso mapeamento (http://updatepolitics.cc/explore/), mas envolve agora investigações aprofundadas em doze países da America Latina.

Posted by Instituto Update on Friday, March 24, 2017




Beatriz Pedreira, Beatriz Vivanco, Irina Didier, Jonaya de Castro, Larissa Dionísio, Luciana Minami, Rafael Poço, Tony Marlon, Valentina Molinari


Pixie Vision, We are Barca, Brifô, Victoria Carvalho


BMW Foundation, Fundação Tide Setubal, Instituto Betty & Jacob Lafer, Oak Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Teresa Bracher

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