Citizen OS Recognised Among the Best Participation Tools

Citizen OS has been acknowledged by People Powered as one of the top digital participation platforms in their 2024 ratings, joining 29 other innovative tools from around the world.


People Powered recognised Citizen OS as one of the leading digital participation platforms in its 2024 ratings.

We're in good company!

We are thrilled to be among the 30 tools highlighted in the ratings by People Powered, which compare and score platforms to help users find the best fit for their needs. 

With the Citizen OS platform, users have the opportunity to connect with individuals from diverse locations and time zones, enabling bottom-up, collective decision-making on matters that directly affect them. This recognition by People Powered underscores our dedication to fostering participatory democracy and empowering communities worldwide.

With the Citizen OS platform we offer a secure, free, and open-source participation platform. Our platform recently underwent a revamp, bringing along a range of improvements.

The People Powered ratings evaluate 30 comprehensive tools used to support digital participation globally. Ratings are conducted by an independent Technology Review Committee composed of six experts in participation technology, ensuring a balanced perspective in terms of gender and geography.

To explore the entire People Powered ratings, visit their website. Citizen OS Foundation has been a proud member of the People Powered network since 2024. 

Try the platform now!

It’s open source, free to use and available in several languages!

New features coming up this year

Over the coming months, we’ll be working hard to keep moving forwards—gradually rolling out new improvements thanks to further user research, usability testing and co-design. We’ll also be adding some widely requested new features, such as an ideation space for crowd-sourcing ideas. 

Help us keep improving

We’re a non-profit on a mission to bring more inclusive decision-making to the world, through a free participation platform available to everyone, everywhere. If that sounds like something you’d like to support, here’s a couple of ways you can help: 

  • Send us feedback! When you use our platform, we’d love it if you let us know any areas for improvement. Just click the platform’s ‘Help’ button to drop us a message, or email Short or long, positive or critical, we’ll be glad to hear from you.  

  • Help co-create our platform. Are you part of a group or organisation that has a need for a participation platform, and have a couple of hours to spare in the coming months? Come test out new features and share your ideas! Our latest partners have found it great fun, and helpful for thinking through their participation projects too! Drop an email to to find out more. 
Meelika Hirmo

Meelika Hirmo

Communications Lead

Shaping strategic communication and giving more momentum to the mission and initiatives of Citizen OS.

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