Strengthening Democracy Through Inter-parliamentary Cooperation in Brazil During the Covid-19 Pandemic
About the Senado Federal of Brazil. Written on September, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to every aspect of life, including the functioning of democratic institutions. In Brazil, the Interlegis program played a crucial role in promoting inter-parliamentary cooperation among subnational legislative houses, ensuring the continuity of legislative activities during these trying times. This essay will discuss how the Interlegis program facilitated the modernization and integration of Brazilian legislatures using innovative technologies, and how these efforts contributed to the strengthening of democracy and citizen participation during the pandemic.