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Aragon Govern

Govern is Aragon's new Smart Contract system to manage unstoppable organizations on the blockchain in an efficient and decentralized manner. It's architectured using ERC3000, the up and coming governance standard.

🚨 Security Review Status: pre-audit

The code in this repository has not been audited.

📚 Read the documentation

Read the documentation if you have any doubts about the high-level overview of Govern, or if you want to know more about how everything works under the hood.

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This repo uses Lerna and yarn workspaces to bootstrap itself, and is divided into multiple independent sub-packages:

  • erc3k: Aragon's reference implementation of ERC3000, the up and coming governance standard.

  • Govern.js: Govern's official JS wrapper for creating seamless DAO experiences.

  • Govern Console: No-frills, forkable, extensible power user / developer UI tool for interacting with and visualizing low level information about Govern DAOs. Available on

  • Govern Contract Utils: Set of all libraries and utilities used by the core Govern contracts.

  • Govern Core: The core set of Aragon Govern contracts.

  • Govern Create: Set of templates used to create new Govern instances.

  • Govern Discord: Govern-native Discord bot for DAOs.

  • Govern Server: Server powering Govern.js and the Govern API to enable Web2-like experiences for DAOs.

  • Govern Subgraph: Govern's official Subgraph, which tracks DAOs registered on the A1-deployed ERC3000Registry.

Deployed instances

To use Govern, feel free to deploy your own registries and factories, but using the official registries ensures that our tooling will detect your organization properly.



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