This Case Study is part of The Global State of Democracy 2023 Report

Brazil’s democratic institutions have shown remarkable resilience and effectiveness in countering attempts to centralize executive authority and erode democracy. However, significant challenges persist, including ensuring the respect for rights, including freedom of expression, while countering misinformation. Political polarization, corruption and inequality should also be prioritized after a decade of democratic declines.

Details

Publication date
02 November 2023
Language(s)
English
Author(s)
Maria Santillana
Number of pages
11
ISBN
978-91-7671-689-2 (PDF)

Contents

Introduction

Challenges to Brazil’s democracy under the Bolsonaro administration

The resilience of countervailing institutions in Brazil

Navigating the road ahead: Challenges and opportunities

Abbreviations

References

Acknowledgements

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Case study: Brazil

Global State of Democracy 2023 Report
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