Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Saint Petersburg User Group

  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Wikimedians of Saint Petersburg User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
  3. The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is "to unite all Wikimedians living in St. Petersburg; support in various language sections of Wikimedia projects for topics related to St. Petersburg; popularization of the movement and Wikimedia projects in St. Petersburg; establishment of interaction between the wiki community and various cultural, scientific, educational and media institutions of St. Petersburg; support and promotion in St. Petersburg of the “Wiki-Resident” initiative as well as collaboration with local authorities, organizations and individuals to obtain grants and other materials that promote the advancement of free knowledge in St. Petersburg";
Application Review
With regard to Wikimedians of Saint Petersburg User Group's application for user group status and criteria:
  • At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION MET
  • Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION MET
  • Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
  • Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION MET
  • Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki: CRITERION MET
  • Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects: CRITERION MET
  • Allows new members: CRITERION MET
  • Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
Therefore be it resolved that Wikimedians of Saint Petersburg User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 23 September 2019.



Liaison's Signature


Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 23 September 2019 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:

  1. DNdubane (WMF) (talk) 09:48, 25 September 2019 (UTC)[reply]