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This is the archive of Meta-Wiki Goings-on. See also the full archives.

June 2020

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 16 June: The Foundation Branding Project started a survey about its renaming proposals.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 16 June: The community is looking for input in regard of the aforementioned survey about the renaming and its validity in this straw poll.

May 2020

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 30 May: This month's Wikimedia Café will occur on 30 May at 9:30 AM Pacific time / 12:30 PM Eastern time / 4:30 PM UTC / 10 PM IST. The primary topic will be the Wikimedia 2030 strategy recommendations. You are welcome to join the Café and to propose additional topics for discussion.

April 2020

Wikimedia-logo.svg 3 April: Following a successful global request for comment, the proposed Abuse filter maintainer policy has been approved and the global usergroup has been created.

March 2020

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 28 March: At this month's Wikimedia Café, we will discuss the relationship between the community and the Wikimedia Foundation. You are welcome to join the Café and to propose additional topics for discussion.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 16 March: Steward elections and confirmations are finished.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 1 March – 31 March: Voting on the creation of "abuse filter manager" group will run from March 1 and end on March 31, 23:59 (UTC)

February 2020

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 15 February: You are invited to attend the monthly Wikimedia Café online meetup. This month's meetup will focus on the 2030 strategy recommendations, and will be divided into two discussions of one hour each.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 8 February – 28 February: 2020 Steward elections voting is running until 28 February 2020, 13:59 (UTC)


January 2020

Wikimedia-logo.svg 29 January: The 2020 members of the Ombudsman Commission have been announced.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 20 January – 21 February: The last facilitated round of movement discussions on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy recommendations is taking place.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg January: It is possible to share endorsement and comments for the December 2019 candidates to the Affiliations Committee.
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.
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.
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.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 5 January: RfC: Update "Admin activity review policy"—a procedural motion to include the Interface administrator within existing review process.

December 2019

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 19 December: At this month's Wikimedia Café, we will discuss the documentation for Wikitext, and we will discuss the NavWiki project.

November 2019

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.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 21 November: This month's Wikimedia Café will occur. We will continue the topics from the October conversation regarding Wikimedia activities and organizations in India.

October 2019

Wikimedia-logo.svg 21 October-11 November: The Community Wishlist Survey 2020 is now open! To learn more about the new format, we invite you to visit the survey page. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing your proposals!
Wikimedia-logo.svg 4-11 October: She Did It writing challenge devoted to improving the coverage of Ukrainian women on Wikipedia.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 4-6 October: WikiArabia 2019 takes place in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 4-6 October: WikiCon 2019 of the German-speaking communities takes place in Wuppertal.

September 2019

Wikimedia-logo.svg 6-8 September: WikiConvention francophone 2019 takes place in Brussels.

August 2019

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg August-November: Please read the Wikimedia 2030 draft recommendations by the working groups.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg 16 August-18 August: Wikimania

May 2019

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg April-July: Please participate in the Movement Strategy Community Conversations.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg 1 April-1 June: The Billboards Initiative: It focuses on installation of static and digital billboards around two different cities of Nepal, and sharing the project via social media sites. Basically, we are engaging new readers.

April 2019

Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg April 17 – TBA: A proposal to modify the Language proposal policy has been published at Language proposal policy/2019-04 proposed revision. Please join the discussion at Talk:Language proposal policy/2019-04 proposed revision.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg April 15 – April 30: Nominations for Affiliate Selected Board Seats, see Affiliate-selected Board seats/Resolution 2019
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg April 11: You will not be able to edit most Wikimedia wikis for up to 30 minutes on 11 April 05:00 UTC. This is because of a hardware problem. You can still read the wikis. You can see which wikis are affected. The time you can not edit might be shorter than 30 minutes.

March 2019

Wikimedia-logo.svg March 21 – April 17: Wikimedia Foundation is seeking volunteers to join a revised Communications committee.
Wikimedia-logo.svg March 29–31: Wikimedia Summit 2019 took place in Berlin.

February 2019

Wikimedia-logo.svg February 26 – May: Wikimedia Foundation explores a proposal on Wikimedia brand research and strategy. For public feedback, please go to Talk:Communications/Wikimedia brands/2030 research and planning/community review. For private, please email to brandproject(_AT_)wikimedia.org. There are other ways to share feedback, like scheduling a meeting.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg February 25 – March 23: A video tutorial regarding how to create references with VisualEditor is in development, and depending on funding might be made available in English and Spanish. Additional video tutorials may be produced in the future. You can subscribe to the project newsletter.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg Feb 17 – Mar 3: Final choice for the logo of WikiClassics user group. We value your feedback. voting is running until 3 March 2019, 00:00 (UTC)
Wikimedia-logo.svg Feb 8 – Feb 28: 2019 Steward elections voting is running until 28 February 2019, 13:59 (UTC)

January 2019

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg January: It is possible to share endorsement and comments for the December 2018 candidates to the Affiliations Committee.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg Jan 15–28: Candidate submissions for the 2019 Steward elections will begin on January 15 and will end on January 28. Eligible candidates can nominate themselves.

December 2018

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg December 3: The Community Wishlist Survey 2019 has concluded, and the results have been posted.

November 2018

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg November 16–30: You can vote on proposals in Community Wishlist Survey 2019. Voting phase lasts until November 30.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg November 27–29: WikiCite 2018—the 3rd annual event of the initiative aiming to build a centralized database of sources in Wikidata—will take place in Berkeley, CA, USA. The program is available.
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 22–24: The first large Wikipedia gathering in Nepal, Wikicamp Nepal 2018 will take place in Lahan, Nepal.

October 2018

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg October 29: The Community Wishlist Survey 2019 is open for proposals from registered users until November 11.
Wikimedia-logo.svg October 10: The second edition of the Wiki4MediaFreedom contest has started. It will last till November 30th, 2018.
Wikimedia-logo.svg October 10: Because of a server test to make sure we can still keep the wikis alive if a catastrophe happens, you won't be able to edit the wikis for up to an hour on 10 October. You can read more.

September 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg September 12: Because of a server test to make sure we can still keep the wikis alive if a catastrophe happens, you can't edit the wikis for up to an hour on 12 September. You can read more.

July 2018

MediaWiki-notext.svg July 23: Editing of sitewide CSS/JS will soon be restricted to a new user group, to improve the security of MediaWiki and the Wikimedia projects. The new group will be managed by the local communities, who need to set up the appropriate policy. To find out more and give feedback, see Creation of separate user group for editing sitewide CSS/JS.

June 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg June 12 - July 2: The Strategy core team invites everyone interested in strategic conversations and competent in selected thematic areas to join the Working Groups. Up to 135 persons representing diverse perspectives and roles within the Wikimedia movement will be selected.

May 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg May 3 - July 15: The Wiki4MediaFreedomcontest, sponsored by the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso and focused on Eastern Europe, has started.

April 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg April 1 - May 15: The draft Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation is open for comments.

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February 2018

Emojione 1F5F3.svg Feb 23: RfC: Allow meta administrators to update the global abuse filters.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg Feb 21: RfC: add a link to the Wikimedia Resource Center on Meta-Wiki side navigation bar.
Wikimedia-logo.svg Feb 8 – Feb 28: 2018 Steward elections voting is running until 28 February 2018, 13:59 (UTC)

January 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg Jan. 15: The Community Capacity Map experiment is announced. Details in the about page.
Wikimedia-logo.svg Jan 15: The Community Capacity Map experiment is announced. Details in the about page.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg Jan 15 — Jan 28: Candidate submissions for the 2018 Steward elections began on January 15 and will end on January 28. Eligible candidates can nominate themselves.
Wikimedia-logo.svg Jan 04: RfC: Global ban for Avoided