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Goings-on in the past few months

May 2024

  May 30: Community Affairs Committee: Live call #2 on the Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle at 16:00 UTC
  May 23: Community Affairs Committee: Live call #1 on the Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle at 02:00 UTC
  May 13–June 23: Community Affairs Committee: Call for feedback on the proposed Procedure for Sibling Project Lifecycle
  May 10–May 12: ESEAP Conference in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  May 8–May 29: 2024 Board election: Call for candidates
  May 8–June 12: 2024 Board election: Call for questions for candidates
  May 8–June 3: Call for new members of the Conference Fund Committee
  May 3–May 5: Wikimedia Hackathon 2024 in Tallinn, Estonia
  May 2–May 5: WikiNusantara in Bogor, Indonesia
  May 2–May 4: Global Wiki Advocacy Meet-up in Santiago, Chile
  April 25–May 9: UCoC Coordinating Committee election: Voting period (information for voters / list of all candidates)

April 2024

  April 30: Community Resilience and Sustainability conversation hour with Maggie Dennis at 18:00 UTC
  April 19–April 21: Wikimedia Summit 2024 in Berlin, Germany
  April 2–April 30: Movement Charter: Wikimedia communities review of the Movement Charter full draft (talk page discussions / regional conversations)


Older goings-on


April 2024

  April 26: Movement Charter: "Ask Me Anything" session about the Movement Charter at (register)

March 2024

  March 21: Conversation with the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees at
  March 20: Wikis in read-only mode @ 14:00 UTC.
  March 20: Wikimedia Foundation Affiliates Strategy: Live call #3 at
  March 5–April 8: Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee election: Call for candidates

February 2024

  February 20–March 20: Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan 2024-25 Collaboration
  February 28: Wikimedia Foundation Affiliates Strategy: Live call #2 at
  February 14: Wikimedia Foundation Affiliates Strategy: Live call #1 at
  February 7–March 20: Wikimedia Foundation Affiliates Strategy: Review period for the proposed requirements for affiliates and trial period for user groups
  February 6–February 27: 2024 Steward elections voting is running until 27 February 2024, 14:00 (UTC)

January 2024

  January 31: Wikimedia Foundation publishes progress on Annual Plan goals
  January 19⁠ – February 2: Voting period to ratify the charter of the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee (information for voters)
  January 15 – January 30: Candidate submissions for the Wikimedia Steward elections are open! If you are eligible, you can submit a nomination.
  January 4: Community Letter to the LAC region

December 2023

  December 14: Community Resilience and Sustainability conversation hour at
  December 7: Conversation hour with the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees at 19:00-20:30 UTC
  December 7: Movement Charter Drafting Committee: December community drop-in session at
  October 17 - December 31: Apply to join the Ombuds commission or Case Review Committee

November 2023

  November 17-19: itWikiCon 2023 in Bari, Italy
  November 16-17: GLAM Wiki Conference 2023 in Montevideo, Uruguay
  November 10-12: Jornadas de Wikimedia España in Salamanca, Spain
  November 9-12: WikiConference North America 2023 in Toronto, Canada
  November 8: AffCom/OC/CRC appointments: Conversation hours at and UTC
  November 5: Movement Charter Drafting Committee: November community drop-in session

October 2023

  October 17 - November 17: Apply to join the Affiliations Committee
  October 16 - October 29: Community review of the draft rules package for 2024 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees selection
  11 October: AffCom/OC/CRC appointments: Conversation hours at and UTC
  5 October: Movement Charter Drafting Committee: October drop-in session (register)

September 2023

  September 20: Wikis in read-only mode @ 14:00 UTC.
  September 15–17: Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2023 in Tbilisi, Georgia
  August 28–September 22: Universal Code of Conduct: Community review period of the UCoC Coordinating Committee draft charter (conversation hours schedule)
  July 13–September 1: Movement Charter: Community conversations about the Global Council, Hubs, Roles & Responsibilities, and Glossary draft chapters

August 2023

  August 16–August 19: Wikimania 2023 virtually and in Singapore

July 2023

  July 15 – July 16: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting

June 2023

  June 5–July 17: Call for feedback on the proposed third-party resources policy
  May 28–June 25: Live conversations about the Wikimedia Foundation Affiliates Strategy

May 2023

 

This month we WikiCelebrate: Meenakshi Nandhini

  May 5: Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan 2023-2024: Conversation about "Future Audiences" bucket
  May 4: Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan 2023-2024: Conversation with the Wikimedia movement moderators
  May 2: Come to the conversation hour led by Maggie Dennis, Vice President of Community Resilience and Sustainability on May 2, 2023 at 18:00 UTC. We will discuss Trust and Safety, the Universal Code of Conduct, Committee Support and Human Rights. More on Meta-wiki.
  May 11: Wiki Workshop 2023 (register)
  April 25–May 12: Universal Code of Conduct: Call for nominations to the U4C Building Committee (sign up)
  April 14–May 15: Sister Projects Task Force: Call for advisory members (sign up)
  May 12–May 17: Queering Wikipedia 2023 (hybrid, trans-local event)
  May 18: Community Affairs Committee: Conversation with the Trustees @ 18:00 - 19:30 UTC
  April 18–May 19: Collaborate on the next Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan
  May 20–May 21: WikiNusantara 2023 in Banjarmasin, Indonesia
  May 19–May 23: Wikimedia Hackathon 2023 in Athens, Greece
  May 26–May 28: EduWiki Conference 2023 in Belgrade, Serbia

April 2023

  April 28–April 30: WikiConference India 2023 in Hyderabad, India
  April 26: Wikis in read-only mode @ 14:00 UTC.
  April 10–April 28: Movement Charter: Community review of the Movement Charter ratification methodology proposal
  April 24: Movement Charter: Community conversation hour #2 on the Movement Charter ratification methodology proposal @ 17:00 UTC
  February 21–April 24: Terms of Use update process: The Wikimedia Foundation Legal department is hosting a feedback cycle about updating the Terms of Use. Review the proposed update and its explainer and leave your feedback in the talk page.
  April 18: Movement Charter: Community conversation hour #1 on the Movement Charter ratification methodology proposal @ 10:00 UTC
  April 13: Meeting with Selena Deckelmann about the Vector 2022 skin and the future of software decision-making at 18:00 UTC.
  April 10–April 24: Wikimedia Foundation elections committee: Call for new members
  April 4: Terms of Use update process: Office hour #2 @ 17:00—18:30 UTC.

March 2023

 

This month we WikiCelebrate: Penny Richards

  March 31–April 2: WikiCon Portugal 2023.
  March 2: Terms of Use update process: Office hour #1 @ 17:00—18:30 UTC.
  March 1: Wikis in read-only mode @ 14:00 UTC.
  February 28–March 28: Wikimania 2023: Call for program submissions

February 2023

  February 23: Conversation with Trustees hosted by Community Affairs Committee @ 19:00-20:30 UTC.
  February 15: Conversation hour with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability @ 19:00 UTC.
  February 10–February 24: The Community Wishlist Survey 2023 voting phase
  February 5–February 26: 2023 Steward elections voting is running until 26 February 2023, 21:00 (UTC)
  February 10: Conversations about the Wikimedia Enterprise finance report & product update @ 19:00 UTC

January 2023

  January 31, 18:00- 19:30 UTC on Zoom: Community Call: the Community Development team, hosting WikiAcción Perú & the Leadership Development Working Group
  January 23 –  February 6: The Community Wishlist Survey 2023 proposal phase
  January 17⁠ – January 31: Voting to ratify the revised Enforcement Guidelines of the Universal Code of Conduct (frequently asked questions, information for voters)
  January 16 – February 20: Wikivoyage 10 contest
  January 15 – January 30: Candidate submissions for the Wikimedia Steward elections are open! If you are eligible, you can submit a nomination.
  January 15: Wikipedia Day Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting

December 2022

  October 3⁠ – December 31: Opportunities open for the Ombuds commission and the Case Review Committee
  December 10: Second office hour for the Wikimedia Foundation Campaigns Team's Event Registration Tool. (ar, en, fr, sw)
  December 9⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for East Asia, South East Asia, and the Pacific; with interpretation for  ,   +  
  December 7⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Latin America and the Caribbean; with interpretation for   +  
  December 6⁠ – December 19: Voting for the Wikimedia sound logo
  December 5: First office hour for the Wikimedia Foundation Campaigns Team's Event Registration Tool. (ar, en, fr, sw)
  December 5⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for United States and Canada
  December 3⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Middle East and North Africa; session conducted in   with interpretation for  
  December 2⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for South Asia


November 2022

  November 26⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia; with interpretation for   +  
  November 25⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Sub-Saharan Africa; with interpretation for  
  November 20⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Northern and Western Europe; with interpretation for   +  
  November 19⁠ – November 20: WikiConvention francophone 2022 in Paris, France
  November 18⁠ – November 20: ESEAP Conference 2022 in Sydney, Australia
  November 17⁠ – November 18: Worlds of Wikimedia (WoW) Conference 2022 in Sydney, Australia
  November 12 – November 13: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting
  November 12: Ask Me Anything on Movement Charter #2+3 (15:00 UTC)
  November 11⁠ – November 13: WikiConference North America 2022 in virtual spaces
  November 10: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability at 14:00 UTC
  November 5⁠ – November 6: Indonesia Open GLAM Conference 2022 in Jakarta, Indonesia
  November 4⁠ – November 6: WikiIndaba conference 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda
  November 4: Ask Me Anything on Movement Charter #1 (9:00 UTC)

October 2022

  October 28⁠ – October 30: WikiArabia 2022 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  October 3: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement Guidelines revisions consultation: Conversation hour for North America, Latin America, and Western Europe region. Live interpretation in Spanish and Portuguese provided.

September 2022

  September 24: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement Guidelines revisions consultation: Conversation hour for Central Europe, Africa, and the Middle East region. Live interpretation in Arabic, French, and Russian provided.
  September 16: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement Guidelines revisions consultation: Conversation hour for Asia-Pacific region. Live interpretation in Chinese and Japanese provided.
  September 13: The Sound of All Human Knowledge contest is starting now! The submission will be received until 10 October 2022. Play your part!
  September 8  : Encyclopedia of the Young competition starts! (since 00:00:01 UTC).
We invite everyone to participate — there are no restrictions on age and citizenship.

August 2022

  August 30: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
  August 23 – September 6: 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election: Voting period opens! Verify your eligibility and vote now.
  August 11 – August 14: Wikimania! takes place around the world. Talks and sessions are available for viewing online.
  July 22 – August 22: Wikimedia Foundation Legal department call for feedback on the Brand Stewardship Report content outline.
  August 18: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability at 13:00 UTC

July 2022

  July 25 – August 3: 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election: Endorse statements for the Election Compass with top 15 selected.
  July 25 – July 26: 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election: Endorse questions for the candidates with top six selected.
  July 26: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
  July 14: Conversation with Trustees hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation Community Affairs Committee
  July 8: Wikimedia Foundation Legal Department Office Hour – TVEC Update (Session 1) (Session 2)
  July 2 – July 3: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting


June 2022

  June 28: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
  June 24 – June 26: Global Conversations event on Regional and Thematic Hubs with a focus on the proposed Minimum Criteria for Hubs Pilots
  May 25 – June 25: Comment about revisions to the Universal Code of Conduct (UCoC) Enforcement guidelines and updating the UCoC policy
  June 23: Conversation with the Wikimedia Enterprise API project team @ 17:00 UTC
  June 13: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
  June 4 – June 5: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting
  June 2: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability at 17:00 UTC

May 2022

  May 17: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
  May 7 – May 8: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting

April 2022

  April 29: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (13:00 UTC and 18:00 UTC).
  April 22: WikiAfrica Hour episode 12 is happening today 22nd April 2022 at 16:00 UTC
  April 21 – April 28: The Wikimedia Foundation invites feedback on the 2022-2023 Annual plan draft with many online conversations
  April 13: Wiki Loves Africa 2022 new deadline is 30th April 2022
  April 21: Conversation with Trustees hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation Community Affairs Committee
  April 11: There is a new public status page at www.wikimediastatus.net. You can read more (in English).
  April: Movement Strategy and Governance News – Issue 6: Read the full newsletter
  April 5: Results from the Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement guidelines ratification vote published
  April 2–April 3: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting

March 2022

  March 29: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (18:00 UTC).
  March 24: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability.
  March 14 - April 10: Leadership Development Working Group: Apply to join! (14 March to 10 April 2022)
  March 12: Global Conversations event on Regional and Thematic Hubs
  March 7 – March 21: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement guidelines ratification voting open from 7 to 21 March 2022
  March 5: The open video call CEE meetup March 2022 will be held on 5 March at 15:00 (UTC).
  March 4, 15:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct: Conversation Hours
  March 4: Meta-Wiki portal being developed to document information and discussions on the Wikimedia movement's response to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.

February 2022

  February 28: The open video call CEE meetup February 2022 will be held on 28 February at 17:00 (UTC).
  February 27–February 28: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting
  February 25, 12:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct: Conversation Hours
  February 18, 15:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct Panel Q&A
  February 15: The results of the Community Wishlist Survey 2022 have been posted
  February 9–March 7: A call for applicants for the Interim Trust & Safety Case Review Committee
  February 7–February 26: 2022 Steward elections voting is running until 26 February 2022, 13:59 (UTC)
  February 7–February 25: Leadership Development Working Group: Your feedback is appreciated
  February 1–February 28: Wikimedia Deutschland/Dialogue on organizational values community feedback phase on proposal
  February 23, 15:00 UTC: Community Development community calls
  February 17, 18:30 UTC: Conversation with Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
  February 21–February 25: EduWiki Week: Join for a virtual celebration of Wikimedia in education.
  February 4, 15:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct: Conversation Hours
  January 10–February 16: Call for feedback: Board of Trustees elections continues

January 2022

  January 28–February 11: The Community Wishlist Survey 2022 voting phase
  January 27, 15:00 UTC: Online meeting about the Desktop Improvements project.
  January 24: Universal Code of Conduct: UCoC enforcement guidelines published for consideration
  January 19, 18:00 UTC: Online meeting for everyone who did or will submit a proposal for the Community Wishlist Survey.
  January 14–January 30: Candidate submissions for the Wikimedia Steward elections are open! If you are eligible, you can submit a nomination.
  January 11: Request for comment to stop accepting cryptocurrency donations.
  January 10–February 16: Call for feedback: Board of Trustees elections
  January 14, 17:00 UTC: Coolest Tool Award 2021.
  January 10–January 23: The Community Wishlist Survey 2022 proposal phase
  January 1–January 31: Open candidate call for new members in the AffCom.

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