The East Africa Strategy Summit is a focused event that brings East African voices to the global conversation on Movement Strategy while building a sense of regional identity and collaboration.
- Dates: September 08, 2019 - September 09, 2019
- Location: Protea Hotel Kampala, Uganda
- Number of participants: 40-50
The East Africa Wikimedia Strategy Summit is held in order to achieve the following goals
- Strengthen the collaboration of Wikimedians in East Africa to be able to participate actively in Wikimedia activities and free knowledge projects.
- Provide a common understanding of the Movement Strategy Process to all participants and how they can contribute to the process back in their communities.
- Provide a platform for East African voices to be heard and included in the development of recommendations to include perspectives of emerging Wikimedia communities.
- Discuss the common challenges East Africa (and nearby Wikimedian) communities normally face in implementing Wikimedia projects and identify national, regional, and global solutions for their redress.
- Build a sense of regional identity and strengthen the communication and relational infrastructure among leaders and volunteers in the free knowledge movement in East Africa, which can be used to enhance future regional collaboration and empower emerging voices in the region.