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Reusing references: Can we look over your shoulder?

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Apologies for writing in English.

The Technical Wishes team at Wikimedia Deutschland is planning to make reusing references easier. For our research, we are looking for wiki contributors willing to show us how they are interacting with references.

  • The format will be a 1-hour video call, where you would share your screen. More information here.
  • Interviews can be conducted in English, German or Dutch.
  • Compensation is available.
  • Sessions will be held in January and February.
  • Sign up here if you are interested.
  • Please note that we probably won’t be able to have sessions with everyone who is interested. Our UX researcher will try to create a good balance of wiki contributors, e.g. in terms of wiki experience, tech experience, editing preferences, gender, disability and more. If you’re a fit, she will reach out to you to schedule an appointment.

We’re looking forward to seeing you, Thereza Mengs (WMDE)

Looking for your Input: Invitation to interview on using Wikidata in other projects

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Note: Apologies for cross-posting and sending in English.

Hello, the Wikidata for Wikimedia Projects team at Wikimedia Deutschland would like to hear about your experiences using Wikidata in the sibling projects. If you are interested in sharing your opinion and insights, please consider signing up for an interview with us in this Registration form.
Currently, we are only able to conduct interviews in English.

The front page of the form has more details about what the conversation will be like, including how we would compensate you for your time.

For more information, visit our project issue page where you can also share your experiences in written form, without an interview.
We look forward to speaking with you, Danny Benjafield (WMDE) (talk) 08:53, 5 January 2024 (UTC)

Feminism and Folklore 2024

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Dear Wiki Community,

You are humbly invited to organize the Feminism and Folklore 2024 writing competition from February 1, 2023, to March 31, 2023 on your local Wikipedia. This year, Feminism and Folklore will focus on feminism, women's issues, and gender-focused topics for the project, with a Wiki Loves Folklore gender gap focus and a folk culture theme on Wikipedia.

You can help Wikipedia's coverage of folklore from your area by writing or improving articles about things like folk festivals, folk dances, folk music, women and queer folklore figures, folk game athletes, women in mythology, women warriors in folklore, witches and witch hunting, fairy tales, and more. Users can help create new articles, expand or translate from a generated list of suggested articles.

Organisers are requested to work on the following action items to sign up their communities for the project:

  1. Create a page for the contest on the local wiki.
  2. Set up a campaign on CampWiz tool.
  3. Create the local list and mention the timeline and local and international prizes.
  4. Request local admins for site notice.
  5. Link the local page and the CampWiz link on the meta project page.

This year, the Wiki Loves Folklore Tech Team has introduced two new tools to enhance support for the campaign. These tools include the Article List Generator by Topic and CampWiz. The Article List Generator by Topic enables users to identify articles on the English Wikipedia that are not present in their native language Wikipedia. Users can customize their selection criteria, and the tool will present a table showcasing the missing articles along with suggested titles. Additionally, users have the option to download the list in both CSV and wikitable formats. Notably, the CampWiz tool will be employed for the project for the first time, empowering users to effectively host the project with a jury. Both tools are now available for use in the campaign. Click here to access these tools

Learn more about the contest and prizes on our project page. Feel free to contact us on our meta talk page or by email us if you need any assistance.

We look forward to your immense coordination.

Thank you and Best wishes,

Feminism and Folklore 2024 International Team

Stay connected     

--MediaWiki message delivery (разговор) 08:26, 18. јануар 2024. (CET)Одговори

Wiki Loves Folklore is back!

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Dear Wiki Community, You are humbly invited to participate in the Wiki Loves Folklore 2024 an international photography contest organized on Wikimedia Commons to document folklore and intangible cultural heritage from different regions, including, folk creative activities and many more. It is held every year from the 1st till the 31st of March.

You can help in enriching the folklore documentation on Commons from your region by taking photos, audios, videos, and submitting them in this commons contest.

You can also organize a local contest in your country and support us in translating the project pages to help us spread the word in your native language.

Feel free to contact us on our project Talk page if you need any assistance.

Kind regards,

Wiki loves Folklore International Team

-- MediaWiki message delivery (разговор) 08:26, 18. јануар 2024. (CET)Одговори

Vote on the Charter for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee

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Hello all,

I am reaching out to you today to announce that the voting period for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) Charter is now open. Community members may cast their vote and provide comments about the charter via SecurePoll now through 2 February 2024. Those of you who voiced your opinions during the development of the UCoC Enforcement Guidelines will find this process familiar.

The current version of the U4C Charter is on Meta-wiki with translations available.

Read the charter, go vote and share this note with others in your community. I can confidently say the U4C Building Committee looks forward to your participation.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 19:08, 19. јануар 2024. (CET)Одговори

A new feature for previewing references on your wiki

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Apologies for writing in English. If you can translate this message, that would be much appreciated.

Hi. As announced some weeks ago [1] [2], Wikimedia Deutschland’s Technical Wishes team introduced Reference Previews to many wikis, including this one. This feature shows popups for references in the article text.

While this new feature is already usable on your wiki, most people here are not seeing it yet because your wiki has set a gadget as the default for previewing references. We suggest removing the default flag from this gadget on your wiki. That will mean:

  • The new default for reference popups on your wiki will be Reference Previews.
  • However, if you want to keep using the gadget, you can still enable it in your personal settings.

The benefit of having Reference Previews as the default is that the user experience will be consistent across wikis and with the Page Previews feature, and that the software will be easier to maintain overall.

If your wiki wants to make this change, you can remove the default flag yourself or ask the Technical Wishes team to remove it for you, ideally by February 12. – Kind regards, Johanna Strodt (WMDE), 10:40, 23. јануар 2024. (CET)Одговори

Last days to vote on the Charter for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee

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Hello all,

I am reaching out to you today to remind you that the voting period for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) charter will close on 2 February 2024. Community members may cast their vote and provide comments about the charter via SecurePoll. Those of you who voiced your opinions during the development of the UCoC Enforcement Guidelines will find this process familiar.

The current version of the U4C charter is on Meta-wiki with translations available.

Read the charter, go vote and share this note with others in your community. I can confidently say the U4C Building Committee looks forward to your participation.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 18:00, 31. јануар 2024. (CET)Одговори

Announcing the results of the UCoC Coordinating Committee Charter ratification vote

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Dear all,

Thank you everyone for following the progress of the Universal Code of Conduct. I am writing to you today to announce the outcome of the ratification vote on the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee Charter. 1746 contributors voted in this ratification vote with 1249 voters supporting the Charter and 420 voters not. The ratification vote process allowed for voters to provide comments about the Charter.

A report of voting statistics and a summary of voter comments will be published on Meta-wiki in the coming weeks.

Please look forward to hearing about the next steps soon.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 19:24, 12. фебруар 2024. (CET)Одговори

Semi-protection request

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Please protect

Vandalism, LTA target. --Leonidlednev (разговор) 06:25, 25. фебруар 2024. (CET)Одговори

   Урађено Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 15:20, 25. фебруар 2024. (CET)Одговори

Ukraine's Cultural Diplomacy Month 2024: We are back!

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Hello, dear Wikipedians!

Wikimedia Ukraine, in cooperation with the MFA of Ukraine and Ukrainian Institute, has launched the forth edition of writing challenge "Ukraine's Cultural Diplomacy Month", which lasts from 1st until 31st March 2024. The campaign is dedicated to famous Ukrainian artists of cinema, music, literature, architecture, design and cultural phenomena of Ukraine that are now part of world heritage. We accept contribution in every language! The most active contesters will receive prizes.

We invite you to take part and help us improve the coverage of Ukrainian culture on Wikipedia in your language! Also, we plan to set up a banner to notify users of the possibility to participate in such a challenge! ValentynNefedov (WMUA) (talk)

  Komentar: When can we have Serbian Cultural Diplomacy Month? One part of country is also (currently) occupied. Best. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 13:12, 1. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

@Sadko: Пошто Викимедија Украјине реализује овај свој годишњи глобални пројекат заједно у сарадњи са Министарством спољних послова Украјине, онда мене озбиљно забрињава могући сукоб интереса, као и потенцијално кршење википринципа НПОВ (тј. неутралности). Такође, може да им пишемо тамо на Мети да онемогуће на нашој Википедији онај њихов гломазни плави шаблон (илити банер) на самоме врху за ово такмичење. — نوفاك اتشمان19:00, 23. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Наравно да је, мнакар према мом мишљењу, сукоб интереса, није их брига. Може им се. Рад са министарством је само врх леденог брега.
Са друге стране, ради поређења, одређени највиши руски званичници имају практично погрдне упитне податке у уводнику; рецимо једног највиших званичника РУ Сечина, су наши западни партнери и саговорници прозвали „Дарт Вејдер” и податак је дио уводника.
Што се тиче захтјева на Мети, не знам како локално онемогућити, сумњам да је могуће. Можда наше колеге @Kizule и Milicevic01: знају? — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 19:27, 23. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Може се онемогућити кроз подешавања банера (за све језичке пројекте). — Ранко Николић (разговор) 19:31, 23. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Под шта од понуђених категорија спада украјинска акција? Мислим да је Новак мислио како да онемогућимо приказ банера за све уреднике. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 19:34, 23. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Не знам тачно под коју опцију спада, ја сам већ одавно сакрио све. Што се тиче скривања за све уреднике, тешко да ће то проћи. — Ранко Николић (разговор) 19:55, 23. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Ранко, мислим на онемогућавање овога банера апсолутно за све кориснике на нашој Википедији. И Садко, тзв. „CentralNotice” банери не могу никако локално да се онемогуће. А за ово онемогућавање им се пише овде. — نوفاك اتشمان20:08, 23. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Report of the U4C Charter ratification and U4C Call for Candidates now available

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Hello all,

I am writing to you today with two important pieces of information. First, the report of the comments from the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) Charter ratification is now available. Secondly, the call for candidates for the U4C is open now through April 1, 2024.

The Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) is a global group dedicated to providing an equitable and consistent implementation of the UCoC. Community members are invited to submit their applications for the U4C. For more information and the responsibilities of the U4C, please review the U4C Charter.

Per the charter, there are 16 seats on the U4C: eight community-at-large seats and eight regional seats to ensure the U4C represents the diversity of the movement.

Read more and submit your application on Meta-wiki.

On behalf of the UCoC project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 17:25, 5. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Ty. RamzyM. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 17:33, 5. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Semi-protection request

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Please protect and revdel Влада Дивљан: Vandalism. --Leonidlednev (разговор) 19:49, 6. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

   Урађено Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 20:59, 6. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees 2024 Selection

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Dear all,

This year, the term of 4 (four) Community- and Affiliate-selected Trustees on the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees will come to an end [1]. The Board invites the whole movement to participate in this year’s selection process and vote to fill those seats.

The Elections Committee will oversee this process with support from Foundation staff [2]. The Board Governance Committee created a Board Selection Working Group from Trustees who cannot be candidates in the 2024 community- and affiliate-selected trustee selection process composed of Dariusz Jemielniak, Nataliia Tymkiv, Esra'a Al Shafei, Kathy Collins, and Shani Evenstein Sigalov [3]. The group is tasked with providing Board oversight for the 2024 trustee selection process, and for keeping the Board informed. More details on the roles of the Elections Committee, Board, and staff are here [4].

Here are the key planned dates:

  • May 2024: Call for candidates and call for questions
  • June 2024: Affiliates vote to shortlist 12 candidates (no shortlisting if 15 or less candidates apply) [5]
  • June-August 2024: Campaign period
  • End of August / beginning of September 2024: Two-week community voting period
  • October–November 2024: Background check of selected candidates
  • Board's Meeting in December 2024: New trustees seated

Learn more about the 2024 selection process - including the detailed timeline, the candidacy process, the campaign rules, and the voter eligibility criteria - on this Meta-wiki page, and make your plan.

Election Volunteers

Another way to be involved with the 2024 selection process is to be an Election Volunteer. Election Volunteers are a bridge between the Elections Committee and their respective community. They help ensure their community is represented and mobilize them to vote. Learn more about the program and how to join on this Meta-wiki page.

Best regards,

Dariusz Jemielniak (Governance Committee Chair, Board Selection Working Group)

[1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2021/Results#Elected

[2] https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Committee:Elections_Committee_Charter

[3] https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Minutes:2023-08-15#Governance_Committee

[4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_committee/Roles

[5] Even though the ideal number is 12 candidates for 4 open seats, the shortlisting process will be triggered if there are more than 15 candidates because the 1-3 candidates that are removed might feel ostracized and it would be a lot of work for affiliates to carry out the shortlisting process to only eliminate 1-3 candidates from the candidate list.

MPossoupe_(WMF)20:57, 12. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Thx. for the info. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 22:08, 12. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Global ban proposal for Slowking4

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Hello. This is to notify the community that there is an ongoing global ban proposal for User:Slowking4 who has been active on this wiki. You are invited to participate at m:Requests for comment/Global ban for Slowking4 (2). Thank you. Seawolf35 (разговор) 05:08, 15. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

   Урађено Ty. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 13:45, 15. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Semi-protection request

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Please protect Talk:Josif Staljin: Vandalism. --Leonidlednev (разговор) 07:26, 22. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

Please use WP:ANI in the future. @MareBGSadkoKizule и FriedrickMILBarbarossa:Милићевић (разговор) 10:34, 22. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
   Урађено Закључано. Иначе, Садко је са наше админ-табле послао овог глобалца да своје захтеве писуцка овде: Википедија:Администраторска табла/Архива 47#Списак биљних врста у Ботаничкој башти Јевремовац. — نوفاك اتشمان10:56, 22. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Тако је. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 12:22, 22. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Lakše je na admin tabli, više ljudi (admina) prati stranicu — Милићевић (разговор) 19:25, 22. март 2024. (CET)Одговори
Све пратим(о). — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 20:04, 22. март 2024. (CET)Одговори

CEE Hub Office Hour, Catch Up session and other announcements

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Hi everyone,

We want to inform you about the upcoming calls/sessions that CEE Hub will organise, along with some small announcements of the other sessions that may be interesting for some of you.

First of all, we are inviting you to the next CEE Hub Office Hour dedicated this time to the Microgrants, which will be held on Monday (22 April) at 18:00 CEST (register here).

Also, we are making early announcement of the next Catch Up dedicated to the Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation for the period 2024/25, where you will have a chance to hear introduction about this plan directly from the CEO of the WMF, along with CEE Hub updates and later during the call Q&A session of 20 minutes. This session will be held on Wednesday (8 May) at 19:00 CEST (register here).

Additionally, during this Friday (19 April) at 19:30 CEST at Wikimedia Summit in Berlin will be organised a regional CEE meet-up with hybrid option, so you can join remotely as well (Google Meeting ID).

Please use the registration pages on Meta for the CEE Hub Office Hour and CEE Catch Up session, so you will get a link directly.

___________________________________

At the end, if you are interested to hear more about Wikipedia Library and how this works, that every Wikimedia user with an active account for at least 6 months, contributed at least 500 times to Wikimedia projects, made at least 10 edits in the past month, and not be currently blocked from writing on any Wikimedia project, can have an access to the Wikipedia Library, you can attend one of two possible Let’s Connect learning clinics:

* Time zone 1 Registration link here (April 23rd,  18:00 CEST)

* Time zone 2 Registration link here (April 26th, 09:00 CEST)

If you need more information about these sessions, you can contact Gorana Gomirac (gorana.gomirac@vikimedija.org).

Application for WikiOutdoor Training 2024

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Hi everyone,

Application is now officially OPEN for the unforgettable adventure with WikiOutdoor Training 2024! Whether you're a seasoned explorer or a newcomer to the world of outdoor documentation, this is your chance to join us in the mesmerizing Prespa Region of Macedonia from September 7th to 9th, 2024.

Fill the application form and share with us why you're excited to be part of this incredible journey.  Let's come together to explore, learn, and capture the beauty of our world!

Please share this survey also with other community members. If you have any other questions or concerns, please let us know.

Register here. Deadline for applying is 20th of May, 2024 — Деан Лазаревски (разговор) 14:53, 22. април 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Хвала Деане, поздрав. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 15:06, 22. април 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Vote now to select members of the first U4C

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Dear all,

I am writing to you to let you know the voting period for the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) is open now through May 9, 2024. Read the information on the voting page on Meta-wiki to learn more about voting and voter eligibility.

The Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) is a global group dedicated to providing an equitable and consistent implementation of the UCoC. Community members were invited to submit their applications for the U4C. For more information and the responsibilities of the U4C, please review the U4C Charter.

Please share this message with members of your community so they can participate as well.

On behalf of the UCoC project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 22:20, 25. април 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Sign up for the language community meeting on May 31st, 16:00 UTC

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Hello all,

The next language community meeting is scheduled in a few weeks - May 31st at 16:00 UTC. If you're interested, you can sign up on this wiki page.

This is a participant-driven meeting, where we share language-specific updates related to various projects, collectively discuss technical issues related to language wikis, and work together to find possible solutions. For example, in the last meeting, the topics included the machine translation service (MinT) and the languages and models it currently supports, localization efforts from the Kiwix team, and technical challenges with numerical sorting in files used on Bengali Wikisource.

Do you have any ideas for topics to share technical updates related to your project? Any problems that you would like to bring for discussion during the meeting? Do you need interpretation support from English to another language? Please reach out to me at ssethi(__AT__)wikimedia.org and add agenda items to the document here.

We look forward to your participation!

MediaWiki message delivery 23:22, 14. мај 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Feedback invited on Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle

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Dear community members,

The Community Affairs Committee (CAC) of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees invites you to give feedback on a draft Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle. This draft Procedure outlines proposed steps and requirements for opening and closing Wikimedia Sibling Projects, and aims to ensure any newly approved projects are set up for success. This is separate from the procedures for opening or closing language versions of projects, which is handled by the Language Committee or closing projects policy.

You can find the details on this page, as well as the ways to give your feedback from today until the end of the day on June 23, 2024, anywhere on Earth.

You can also share information about this with the interested project communities you work with or support, and you can also help us translate the procedure into more languages, so people can join the discussions in their own language.

On behalf of the CAC,

RamzyM (WMF) 04:25, 22. мај 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Announcing the first Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee

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Hello,

The scrutineers have finished reviewing the vote results. We are following up with the results of the first Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (U4C) election.

We are pleased to announce the following individuals as regional members of the U4C, who will fulfill a two-year term:

  • North America (USA and Canada)
  • Northern and Western Europe
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • Central and East Europe (CEE)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • East, South East Asia and Pacific (ESEAP)
  • South Asia

The following individuals are elected to be community-at-large members of the U4C, fulfilling a one-year term:

Thank you again to everyone who participated in this process and much appreciation to the candidates for your leadership and dedication to the Wikimedia movement and community.

Over the next few weeks, the U4C will begin meeting and planning the 2024-25 year in supporting the implementation and review of the UCoC and Enforcement Guidelines. Follow their work on Meta-wiki.

On behalf of the UCoC project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 10:15, 3. јун 2024. (CEST)Одговори

The final text of the Wikimedia Movement Charter is now on Meta

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Hi everyone,

The final text of the Wikimedia Movement Charter is now up on Meta in more than 20 languages for your reading.

What is the Wikimedia Movement Charter?

The Wikimedia Movement Charter is a proposed document to define roles and responsibilities for all the members and entities of the Wikimedia movement, including the creation of a new body – the Global Council – for movement governance.

Join the Wikimedia Movement Charter “Launch Party”

Join the “Launch Party” on June 20, 2024 at 14.00-15.00 UTC (your local time). During this call, we will celebrate the release of the final Charter and present the content of the Charter. Join and learn about the Charter before casting your vote.

Movement Charter ratification vote

Voting will commence on SecurePoll on June 25, 2024 at 00:01 UTC and will conclude on July 9, 2024 at 23:59 UTC. You can read more about the voting process, eligibility criteria, and other details on Meta.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment on the Meta talk page or email the MCDC at mcdc@wikimedia.org.

On behalf of the MCDC,

RamzyM (WMF) 10:45, 11. јун 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Ty. RamzyM. — Садко (ријечи су вјетар) 11:17, 11. јун 2024. (CEST)Одговори

Voting to ratify the Wikimedia Movement Charter is now open – cast your vote

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Hello everyone,

The voting to ratify the Wikimedia Movement Charter is now open. The Wikimedia Movement Charter is a document to define roles and responsibilities for all the members and entities of the Wikimedia movement, including the creation of a new body – the Global Council – for movement governance.

The final version of the Wikimedia Movement Charter is available on Meta in different languages and attached here in PDF format for your reading.

Voting commenced on SecurePoll on June 25, 2024 at 00:01 UTC and will conclude on July 9, 2024 at 23:59 UTC. Please read more on the voter information and eligibility details.

After reading the Charter, please vote here and share this note further.

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RamzyM (WMF) 12:52, 25. јун 2024. (CEST)Одговори