Decidim

First steps with Decidim

Decidim is a digital platform
for citizen participation

It’s a free/libre and open-source web-based software, maintained by an extense and active community. You can use Decidim in a public or private organisation, with hundreds or thousands of potential participants, such as a city council, an association, a university, an NGO, a trade union, a neighbourhood association or a cooperative...
For technologists
Installing Decidim

You can install it yourself or find someone to help you with tech support.

For organizations
The right tool for you

For big or small organisations, discover how Decidim can cater to your needs.

For governments
Decidim in your city

If your city is thinking of deploying participatory policies, find out how you can convince them to do it.

Is Decidim the right tool for you?

Decidim’s flexible features are designed to serve both small and large collectives, public and private organisations, with hundreds or thousands of potential users.

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Processos participatius
Textos participatius
Conferència
Enquestes
Sorteig
Comentaris
Processos participatius
Textos participatius
Conferència
Enquestes
Sorteig
Comentaris
Processos participatius
Textos participatius
Conferència
Enquestes
Sorteig
Comentaris
Processos participatius
Textos participatius
Conferència
Enquestes
Sorteig
Comentaris
Processos participatius
Textos participatius
Pàgines i blogs
Notificacions
Butlletí
Òrgans
de participació
Votings
Iniciatives
Pàgines i blogs
Notificacions
Butlletí
Òrgans
de participació
Votings
Iniciatives
Pàgines i blogs
Notificacions
Butlletí
Òrgans
de participació
Votings
Iniciatives
Pàgines i blogs
Notificacions
Butlletí
Òrgans
de participació
Votings
Iniciatives
Pàgines i blogs
Notificacions
Propostes
Votacions
Resultats
Rendició de comptes
Trobades
Propostes
Votacions
Resultats
Rendició de comptes
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Rendició de comptes
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Rendició de comptes
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Backed by technology, democracy and experience

Code for Japan
Code for Japan

Decidim provides customize-friendly architecture so that we can adapt it to our domestic situation.

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European Commission
European Commission

The digital platform was launched on 19 April 2021 and was open to contributions until 9 of May 2022. During this...

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Who’s behind the platform?

Metadecidim is the community that collaborates in the design of the platform and the development of the project. Together we design and create new features and report bugs for continuous improvement of the platform.

The Decidim Free Software Association is a democratic association for the governance of the Decidim community.

FAQs
What can a participant (user) of Decidim do?

Decidim makes it possible for thousands of people to organize themselves democratically by making proposals, attending public meetings, fostering decision-making discussions, deciding through different forms of voting and monitoring the implementation of decisions.

I have ideas for new improvement features. I want to have a better understanding of the project. What can I do?

You can collaborate in multiple ways. One of them is through the Metadecidim community. If you want to propose new features, go here. If you have detected errors and want to notify them, go to this process. If you want to actively participate in the Metadecidim community, you can attend Community Meetings. Register as a participant of the community and participate with us. If your thing is the code, come to Github. If you are a researcher, you might be interested in coming to the LAB Metadecidim Seminars.

What is the Decidim Association?

The "Asociacion de Software Libre Decidim" (The Decidim Free Software Association) is a democratic association for the governance of the Decidim community. It was founded on February 16, 2019 in an extraordinary assembly of the community, with the approval of the organization statutes.

Who is currently using Decidim?

It is currently used by cities and organizations worldwide. In fact, any group of people can use it, whether it is an NGO, university, trade union, cooperative, neighbourhood association, etc. Check the complete list of currently active instances.

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