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Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Wikimedia UK

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Name of group Wikimedia UK
Virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) 56-64 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4LT
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) Wikimedia UK office, in-person discussion
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) 7

SummaryEdit

Summary for the discussion: Wikimedia UK met on Monday 11th April to start cycle one, phase one of the Wikimedia Movement Strategy process. With 7 of us present, we conducted the majority of our discussions as one group and separated into two groups to create our thematic statements. Our conversation led us to identify the following key themes;

- Facts matter/transparency

- Diversity

- Preserving all cultures

- Influence for openness (advocacy)

- Emerging communities

- Biggest intangible heritage asset

- Beyond text

- Tech as an accelerator

- Partnerships and other sectors

 
Flip charts and post-its from Wikimedia UK's phase one, cycle one discussion of the movement strategy process
 
Flip charts and post-its from Wikimedia UK's phase one, cycle one discussion of the movement strategy process
Line Statement (summary sentence) Keywords
1 We should encourage diversity of open knowledge by empowering communities to share their cultural heritage with the rest of the world diversity, open knowledge, communities, cultural heritage
2 Wikimedia should push for all governments to be public domain by default governments, public domain
3 We should endeavour to accelerate and innovate the process of learning aided by technological advances accelerate, innovate, learning, technological advances
4 We should be guided by collaboration with like-minded organisation to increase resources and overcome hurdles to the creation of and access to free knowledge collaboration, creation, access
5 We should aim to beat fake news and promote evidence based, democratic decision making fake news, evidence