Citizen OS – a free and open-source participation platform

Year of production: 2024

Citizen OS – Empowering Change & Defending Democracy

Citizen OS is a secure, free and open-source participation platform that empowers organisations and communities to engage in meaningful, balanced discussions and democratic decisions.

With this ad-free, browser-based platform, you can connect individuals from diverse locations and timezones. Together, make bottom-up, collective decisions on matters that directly affect those involved.
Citizen OS non-profit platform is free for everyone. No fees, no ads, no catch.

Citizen OS participation platform helps you to:

  • Engage more inclusively
  • Make better quality decisions
  • Make group decisions
  • Nurture participatory leadership

Engage people, crowdsource ideas, make internal decisions, hold hybrid General Meetings, elect board members, host public discussions, run democracy events, co-decide funding and vote – this is just a short list of opportunities the Citizen OS platform provides.

The platform is available in English, Estonia, German, Russian, Slovakian languages but if you wish to have the platform translated to your language, get in touch with Citizen OS and partner up to make it happen!


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Citizen OS Foundation

Citizen OS is a civic tech non-profit organisation working with the mission to empower as many people as possible to participate in respectful, meaningful discussions. So that everyone, everywhere, can decide together on issues that affect their wellbeing.Citizen OS offers democracy programmes and a free participation platform. On the Citizen OS platform, you can discuss, vote and decide collectively on the topics that matter to you most. The civic engagement projects and hands-on training programmes skill-up civil society leaders in inclusive community leadership.