Common open authentication

An open authentication and identity management tool called Stonecutter, which provides a single sign on for using the D-CENT tools and applications.

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Collaborative policy making

A policy drafting tool that allows organisations to work with their members to produce transparent and crowd-sourced policies. The platform allows a wider community to shape and inform the policy drafts, thus creating a more transparent and open method of producing policy documents than the traditional method.

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Madrid citizens initiatives

An open consultation and direct democracy platform launched by the Ahora Madrid coalition after the recent municipal elections which enables citizens to propose, debate, prioritise and implement policy for the city.

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Barcelona collective deliberations

A participation platform for citizens to engage with the City of Barcelona. The aim of the tool is to build a democratic, open and transparent city by enhancing citizen participation in the definition and development of policies.

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Citizen priorities

A participation platform that enables citizens to propose, discuss and prioritise issues to be addressed in their city. Currently used in 40 projects across the world, including in the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, it allows large groups to speak with one voice and organise with ideas via a unique debate and prioritisation system that maximises consensus.

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Helsinki citizen notifications

A notification service that lets citizens sign up to receive information on municipal decisions of interest to them. Currently in use in Helsinki, it also offers citizens the opportunity to participate in decisions that involve their municipality, and crowdsources content that can then be used in the decision-making process.

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Secure notifications engine

A tool called Mooncake that securely notifies an organisation’s members of events and activity in its D-CENT ecosystem.

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Electronic voting

An open source online voting tool that allows democratic decision-making in groups of all kinds.Organisations can use the software to carry out secure, flexible and transparent elections.

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Blockchain reward system

A set of tools that let organisations create a complementary currency using blockchain technology. Using the tools, organisations can run reward schemes that use local currencies and vouchers, and that are transparent and auditable to other organisations. It has been developed for participatory and democratic organisations who want to incentivise participation.

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D-CENT tools

A federated architecture – choose and combine the tools you need for your democratic process.

Collaborative policy making

Propose ideas and collaborate on policy drafting

Citizens notifications

Madrid citizens initiatives

Blockchain Reward scheme

Complementary currency toolkit

Citizen priorities and budgeting

Participation platform for the city of Reykjavik

Barcelona collective deliberation

Electronic Voting

Secure notifications engine

Common open authentication

Open authentication and identity management. One log-in for using D-CENT tools and applications

Why you should use D-CENT

We are developing a federated architecture based on open standards, open APIs and a shared identity system to allow for the growth of an eco-system of modular, interoperable and decentralised tools

Own your data

to say no to surveillance and give back citizens control and ownership of data

Open source and open standards

to build and grow knowledge commons

Open authentication and distributed identity management

to grow an open source eco-system of citizen engagement tools

Blockchain trust

to let people run reward schemes that are transparent and auditable

Project partners