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


October 2020

Wikimedia-logo.svg 1 October: On 15 October 2020, livestream event to announce the 2020 Wikimedian of the Year

September 2020

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg 30 September: RfC: Slowking4

June 2020

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 24 June: There is currently a request for comment about improving the "request for comments" process itself, which for right now serves as the only dispute resolution forum for many wikis.
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

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg 31 May: The AffCom is seeking new members! Applications are accepted from June 1 to June 30. Also everyone possible to share endorsement and comments for the June 2020 candidates.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 11 May: The final document of the 2018-20 Wikimedia movement strategy process, the strategy recommendations have been published.
Bulbgraph.svg 5 May: A proposal for a new Wikimedia project is made, Wikilambda. It provides a solution to maintain articles once, but provide them in many languages, and a new sister project to collaborate on functions.


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

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.
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.