Society, Politics & Law

D-CENT

Updated Tuesday 25th November 2014

Decentralised Citizens ENgagement Technologies.

D-CENT logo Creative commons image Icon D-CENTlicensed for reuse under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 under Creative-Commons license

D-CENT is “a Europe-wide project creating privacy-aware tools and applications for direct democracy and economic empowerment. Together with the citizens and developers, we are creating a decentralised social networking platform for large-scale collaboration and decision-making”.

It was initiated by researchers, scientists & educators and encourages people to participate through an online platform. D-CENT is transnational in orientation and concerned with democracy, politics & representation; economy; and participation

It was launched in October 2013 and will run until May 2016.  

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.

 

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?

Other content you may like

SecureDrop Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Secure Drop article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

SecureDrop

Whistleblower submission system.

Article
Futurium Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: European Commission article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Futurium

Digital agenda for Europe.

Article
Loomio Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: loomio.org article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Loomio

Real democracy needs to include everyone.

Article
TheyWorkForYou Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: TheyWorkForYou article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

TheyWorkForYou

Keeping tabs on the UK's parliaments & assemblies.

Article
European Citizen's Initiative Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: European Citizens Initiative article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

European Citizen's Initiative

A brand new tool for participatory democracy at the transnational level.

Article
What is Participation Now? Creative commons image Icon Scotticus_ under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

What is Participation Now?

Why we started Participation Now, a new resource for exploring development and innovation in public participation initiatives.

Article
Ourproject.org Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ourproject.org article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Ourproject.org

Free software and free knowledge for a free society.

Article
The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science

An open-source civic science initiative.

Article
Activism beyond the Interface: The sandbox project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: artivistic.org article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Activism beyond the Interface: The sandbox project

Exploring how new notions and practices of collaboration can emerge from the interplay between art, activism and technology.

Article