Democratic Convergence Platform
The Democratic Convergence Platform (Spanish: Plataforma de Convergencia Democrática, PCD) was a Spanish organization that coordinated various pro-democracy parties, unions and associations (all illegal) towards the end of Francoist Spain.
Spanish Social Democratic Union
Basque Advisory Council
Socialist Party of Catalonia–Regrouping
Democratic Union of the Valencian Country
Galician Social Democratic Party
Unión General de Trabajadores
Revolutionary Workers' Organization
|Succeeded by||Democratic Coordination|
Defence of labor rights
|Political position||Centre-right to far-left|
In its founding manifesto the PCD called for the establishment of democracy in Spain and the opening of a constitutional process, pledging to promote a multiparty democracy, with a federal state structure, the freedom of the political prisoners, the return of exiles, freedom of association, right to strike, freedom of expression, association, assembly, demonstration, the abolition of all special courts and all those agencies and repressive organizations of the Francoist State, free elections, and the right to self-determination and self-government for the nationalities and regions of Spain.
The organizations signing the manifesto were the Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE), the Communist Movement of Spain (MCE), Democratic Left, the Revolutionary Organization of Workers (ORT), Socialist Party of Catalonia–Regrouping, the Basque Advisory Council, the Democratic Union of the Valencian Country, the Spanish Social Democratic Union, the Carlist Party, the Galician Social Democratic Party and the General Union of Workers (UGT) and independent Social Democrats, liberals and christian-democrats. The PCD was dominated by the PSOE.
- Left in 1975.
- Del rupturismo al reformismo. Principio y fin de los organismos estatales de oposición democrática en la Transición (1974-1977) PEPE PORRERO MONTALBÁN, Madrid, 14 de abril de 2006
- Reunión de la Plataforma de Organismos Democráticos.