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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:

January 2020Edit

Wikimedia-logo.svg 20 January – 21 February: The last facilitated round of movement discussions on the Wikimedia 2030 recommendations is taking place.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 19 January: Requests for comment/Should the Foundation call itself Wikipedia - a motion to clarify the 2030 branding movement community consultation as to whether the WMF should rename itself.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg 15 January – 28 January: Candidate submissions for the 2020 Steward elections will begin on January 15 and will end on January 28. Eligible candidates can nominate themselves.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg January: It is possible to share endorsement and comments for the December 2019 candidates to the Affiliations Committee.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 5 January: RfC: Update "Admin activity review policy"—a procedural motion to include the Interface administrator within existing review process.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 25 January: The monthly Wikimedia Café online meeting will occur. The Café will be on a Saturday and will be earlier in the day than in previous months. The agenda is here, and you are welcome to add items to the agenda.

November 2019Edit

Wikimedia-logo.svg November 2019 – March 2020: Members of the nine thematic Working Groups concluded their task of drafting recommendations for the movement 2030 strategy. Three new groups with new tasks have been composed.

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