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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Backed by technology, democracy and experience

City of Helsinky
Stadt Helsinki

We evaluated seven different kinds of participatory budgeting options to find the right platform to support...

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European Commission
Europäische Kommission

Die digitale Plattform wurde am 19. April 2021 gestartet und war bis zum 9. Mai 2022 offen für Beiträge. In dieser...

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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.

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What does it mean that Decidim is for free, "libre" and open source?

Decidim is a platform for citizen participation made by the people and for people. Its source code is open and can be inspected, modified, and enhanced by anyone. The Decidim software is covered by the AGPL license. That means that you can use it, modify it and redistribute derived versions of it as long as you respect the AGPL license.

How can I become a member of the Decidim Association?

Now the people involved in the project can be partners. Here we explain in detail how you have to do it

What are the differences with Consul Project / Decide Madrid?

There are many differences: features, flexibility, architecture, modularity, etc. We have published a post to try to answer this question.

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.

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