Collaborating for change.
We join forces with organisations worldwide to work on innovative e-democracy and participation projects.
2023 call for proposals in preparation for the 2023 NGO Development Leap
The aim of the project is to explore and analyse the possible development of the two main activities of Citizen OS and to define a roadmap for their implementation over the next 1-3 years.Learn more
Democracy Defenders Accelerator
Our flagship 10-month civic leadership programme for young activists. In this hybrid, hands-on programme, participants learn to design and deliver civic engagement projects and practise participatory leadership skills.Learn more
Winter and Summer Schools
The Digital Innovation for Civic Engagement Projects course is run in a partnership between us and Tallinn University, as part of their Summer and Winter School programmes. The 10-day course teaches members of communities and civic initiatives how to involve more people into discussion and decision-making processes, through the use of technological tools.Learn more
Participatory Youth Leadership Network
Citizen OS’s Indian chapter, PYLN, collaborates with Indian organisations and hacktivists who share our vision of furthering participatory leadership.
PYLN supports and co-creates action-based research such as campaigns, petitions, bottom-up decision making and grassroots initiatives.Learn more
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange
In our ʻDigital Transformation for Civic Engagementʼ youth exchange programme, Europe’s next generation of leaders learn civic engagement project design and participatory leadership, through hands-on ʻlearning by doingʼ methods.Learn more
This 18-month project responds to the current democratic participation challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic through civic hackathons, a new platform, a youth network and a policy White Paper.Learn more