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Municipalities 2020 - The Boost to Digital Participation

Municipalities 2020 - The Boost to Digital Participation

The green wave of the results of the 2020 municipal elections marks an ecological turning point for France's major cities. The citizens' will has been expressed at the ballot box but not only... downstream of the municipal elections, participative platforms have been set up to...

The engineering of deliberative democracy

The engineering of deliberative democracy

Just as the architecture of a meeting room influences the choice of people whose voices can be heard, the design of our digital tools offers and forbids certain political possibilities This article is a translation by Open Source...

A new kind of university experience

A new kind of university experience

Using the Decidim platform, 138 students in Master 2 in political science at the University of Paris Est Créteil have the opportunity to co-construct a charter of equality between men and women in anticipation of the opening of the International School of Political Studies in Paris....

Decidim, a model of the digital commons

Decidim, a model of the digital commons

Used today by 150 institutions, internationally (9 different countries) the Decidim software is constantly developing by multiplying the cases of use. Initially developed to co-construct the municipal action plan of the City of Barcelona, the software is now being used by...

A full October for participatory democracy

A full October for participatory democracy

The month of October was punctuated by a series of interventions by the OSP team in France and Spain! Between Madrid, Barcelona, Marseille, Paris the destinations were numerous and there was no lack of opportunities to present our experience in the Decidim software.

Technopolitics for rethinking digital networks

Technopolitics for rethinking digital networks

In 2011, hundreds of thousands of Spaniards will take to the streets to protest against political inaction in the face of the economic crisis that is shaking the country. Trade unions and political parties remain paralysed in the face of this unprecedented movement....

Will the tools of civic-tech transform citizen participation?

Will the tools of civic-tech transform citizen participation?

Virgile Deville, co-founder of Open Source Politics (OSP), spoke on Thursday 19 September at the conference on citizen consultation: "In the wake of the great national debate, what prospects for participatory democracy at the local level? "organised by the Association of Mayors of Ile de France (AMIF). OSP answered the question "Will the tools of civic-tech transform citizen participation? »

The first participatory budget of the city of Angers

The first participatory budget of the city of Angers

Case study - The first participatory budget of the city of Angers The first participatory budget of the city of Angers was completed at the beginning of November. It is an opportunity to look back on this experience and to establish the good practices to make this essential tool for the development of the...

What's new in version 0.12 of Decidim

What's new in version 0.12 of Decidim

What's new in Decidim version 0.12 We took advantage of the summer to upgrade our Decidim instances to version 0.12. This is an opportunity to present you the main improvements of this important update, especially in terms of graphics. The new...

Citizen participation in a networked society

Citizen participation in a networked society

Citizen participation in a networked society This article on citizen participation is the translation of the introduction of the Decidim administration guide, published in March 2010 on the occasion of the release of version 0.10 of the Decidim platform....

Decidim, a technopolitical project

Decidim, a technopolitical project

Decidim, a technopolitical project Decidim, a technopolitical project Decidim, a technopolitical project, a digital platform for citizen participation for a democratic city, built in an open and collaborative way using free software. It's a public infrastructure that...

How does the Decidim participatory democracy platform work?

How does the Decidim participatory democracy platform work?

How does the Decidim participatory democracy platform work? Decidim, which takes its name from the Catalan expression meaning "let's decide now", is a digital infrastructure dedicated to participatory democracy, entirely designed and built in a way that is fully compatible with the...

The Decidim Social Contract, a founding text

The Decidim Social Contract, a founding text

Decidim's Social Contract, a founding text We reproduce here, for the first time in French, the "Social Contract" of the Decidim platform, translated from Catalan through English. Any translation necessarily involves choices, which are not always easy to make....

Feedback from the first participatory budget of the RIVP

Feedback from the first participatory budget of the RIVP

Feedback on the success of RIVP's first participatory budgetA discussion led by Noe Jacomet with Fabienne Boutier (RIVP), Samuel Thyrion (Copas) and Valentin Chaput (OSP) to take stock of their collaboration with the aim of creating the first participatory budget for the...

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