23 IOPD Conference

17-19 October

2024 IOPD Award

Participate OIDP


The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) is a space open to all cities in the world and all associations, organizations and research centers interested in learning about, exchanging impressions and applying experiences of participatory democracy on a local scale with the aim of deepening the roots of democracy in municipal government.

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Call to host the 25th IOPD Conference in 2026

The city that agrees to host the 25th IOPD Conference will also be appointed President of the IOPD for 2026 and Co-President

IOPD Valongo 2024 Conference: Pre-registration now available

Be part of our annual meeting of local and regional leaders of participatory democracy: 17-19 October, Valongo,

You can now vote for your favourite practice for the 18th IOPD Award!

Open voting is available until 1 July at 12:00 GMT. You have to choose at least 5 practices to validate your


The citizens' deliberation of the 2nd promotion of the Citizens' Assembly of Paris
The Network of Neighborhood Houses of Bologna
Opening of the Antioquia 2024 Incentives and Initiatives Call for Proposals (Convocatoria Estí­mulos e Iniciativas Antioquia 2024)


2024-08-08 / 2024-08-10
Cotonou Benin

5th International Forum of Participatory Democracy in Africa

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2024-10-17 / 2024-10-19
Valongo Portugal

23 IOPD Conference - 2024

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