Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of WikiClassics User Group


  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. WikiClassics 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 a multi-faceted project whose main target is to improve the quality and the amount of information about classical antiquity on Wikimedia platforms. The Group's focus is on classical culture, firstly (but not only) ancient Greece and ancient Rome, on Wikimedia projects.;
Application Review
With regard to WikiClassics 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 WikiClassics User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 08 May 2019..



Liaison's Signature


Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 08 May 2019. on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:

  1. DNdubane (WMF) (talk) 12:00, 11 May 2019 (UTC)[reply]