Democracy

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Welcome to WikiProject Democracy! This project aims at improving Wikipedia by helping the democratic structures within the Wikipedia movement by:

Goings-on:

August 2020Edit

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 5 August: The open video call Wikimedia Clinic #007 will be held at 17:30 UTC. See page for meeting link (external on Wikimedia Meet).

July 2020Edit

Wikimedia Education.svg 16 July: The Education Office Hours for the month of July is scheduled at 12:00 UTC. See page for meeting link (external on Google Meet).
Bulbgraph.svg 2 July: Abstract Wikipedia is approved as an official Wikimedia sister project (Announcement).
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 1 July: The open video call Wikimedia Clinic #005 will be held at 17:30 UTC. See page for meeting link (external on Google Meet).

June 2020Edit

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 28 June: The open video call Wikimedia Clinic #004 will be held at 17:30 UTC. See page for meeting link (external on Google Meet).
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 24 June: There is currently a request for comment about improving the "request for comments" process itself, which for right now serves as the only dispute resolution forum for many wikis.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 23 June: A community open letter on renaming is published.


Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 31 May: The AffCom is seeking new members! Applications are accepted from June 1 to June 30. Also everyone possible to share endorsement and comments for the June 2020 candidates.

May 2020Edit

Wikimedia-logo.svg 11 May: The final document of the 2018-20 Wikimedia movement strategy process, the strategy recommendations have been published.
Bulbgraph.svg 5 May: A proposal for a new Wikimedia project is made, Wikilambda. It provides a solution to maintain articles once, but provide them in many languages, and a new sister project to collaborate on functions.

March 2020Edit

Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg 17 March: Visit the Meta-Wiki COVID-19 Portal for information and discussions on the Wikimedia movement's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 2019Edit

Wikipedia-W-bold-in-square.svg 22 October: There is a discussion to remove all administrators, bureaucrats, and CheckUsers and set up an Arbitration Committee on the Croatian Wikipedia for alleged misuse of admin rights to promote biased content.
  1. making them more visible
  2. making the participation in votings, elections and centralized discussions easier by providing and spreading links
  3. building a forum for and a community of contributors who like the idea of democratic Wiki cooperation.

You are very welcome to participate!

Links to current elections, votings and centralised discussions:

On MetaEdit

Petitions, open letters, essaysEdit

English language WikipediaEdit

English sister projectsEdit

PoliciesEdit

ParticipantsEdit


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