Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Wikimedians for Sustainable Development

  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Wikimedians for Sustainable Development 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 work on all topics related to sustainable development, including in particular the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. They aim to partner with organizations that are actively working towards a world with sustainable development whether they are NGO's, academic institutions, public bodies of different levels or even perhaps companies in order to create, collect and curate knowledge."; and
Application Review
With regard to Wikimedians for Sustainable Development'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 for Sustainable Development is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 12 March 2020.

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Liaison's Signature Edit

Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 12 March 2020 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:

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