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Newsletters: Wikimedians for Sustainable DevelopmentEdit

JuneEdit

This is our seventh newsletter, covering June 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16 and 17.

Meetings

  • Upcoming: 5 July, Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting (SDG 17) [12]
  • Upcoming: 18 July, Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting (SDG 17) [12]
  • Past: 7 June, Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting (SDG 17) [13]

News

  • Webinar: COVID-19 and human rights: How to share the facts on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [1]
  • Vad menas egentligen med öppenhet? (Swedish) (SDG 4) [2]
  • How Wikipedia Has Responded to the George Floyd Protests (SDG 10) [3]
  • 50 000 kvinnor på svenskspråkiga Wikipedia! (Swedish) (SDG 5) [4]

Videos

  • COVID & health topics on Wikidata (SDG 3) [9]

New Wikidata properties

  • curriculum topics (SDG 4) [5]
  • ISCO-08 occupation code (SDG 8) [6]
  • FEMA number (SDG 2) [7]
  • Democracy Index (SDG 16) [10]

New Wikidata query examples

  • Species of birds (SDG 15) [8]
  • Wikidata Queries around the SARS-CoV-2 virus and pandemic (SDG 3) [11]

Links

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JulyEdit

This is our seventh newsletter, covering June 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 15 and 16.

Meetings

  • Upcoming: Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting August 2 (SDG all) [19]
  • Upcoming: Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting August 16 (SDG all) [20]
  • Past: Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting July 5 (SDG all) [18]

News

  • Another Wikipedian is cultivated (SDG 3) [1]
  • Wikijournal of Medicine to be indexed in SCOPUS (SDG 3) [2]
  • How Wikipedia Became a Battleground for Racial Justice (SDG 10) [3]
  • Sask. doctor keeps COVID-19 Wikipedia info accurate with encyclopedic dedication (SDG 3) [4]
  • We stand for racial justice (SDG 10) [10]
  • Edit Loud, Edit Proud: LGBTIQ+ Wikimedians and Global Information Activism (SDG 10) [15]
  • WikiProject Black Lives Matter (SDG 10) [16]
  • The Power of Knowledge: A Look at the AfroCROWD Juneteenth Conference on Civil Rights (SDG 10) [24]
  • #WikiHerStory: a month-long initiative to amplify gender equity work on Wikimedia projects (SDG 5) [25]
  • How the internet will change our coronavirus memories (SDG 3) [26]
  • How volunteers created Wikipedia’s world-beating Covid-19 coverage (SDG 3) [30]
  • COVIWD - A Covid-19 Wikidata dashboard (SDG 3) [31]

Research

  • COVID-19 research in Wikipedia (SDG 3) [11]
  • A Quantitative Portrait of Wikipedia's High-Tempo Collaborations during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic (SDG 3) [12]
  • COVID-19 mobility restrictions increased interest in health and entertainment topics on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [13]
  • A protocol for adding knowledge to Wikidata, a case report (SDG 3) [14]

Videos

  • Wikimedia Research: Medical knowledge on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [23]
  • More black stories need to be told -- and more black contributors need to tell them! (SDG 10) [29]

New WikiProjects

  • Wikipedia:WikiProject Black Lives Matter (SDG 10) [17]

Featured content

  • Alpine newt (SDG 15) [5]
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies (SDG 3) [6]
  • Secretarybird (SDG 15) [7]
  • List of procyonids (SDG 15) [8]
  • List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Berkshire (SDG 15) [8]

New Wikidata properties

  • thefreedictionary medical term ID (SDG 3) [21]
  • Naturvårdsverket Anordningar OBJECTID (SDG 15) [22]
  • public transport stop (SDG 11) [27]
  • energy consumption per transaction (SDG 7) [28]
  • BTI Governance Index (SDG 16) [32]
  • BTI Status Index (SDG 16) [32]
  • distribution map of taxon (SDG 15) [34]
  • Queensland Biota ID (SDG 15) [35]
  • Australian Weed ID (SDG 15) [36]

Links

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AugustEdit

This is our ninth newsletter, covering August 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 4, 6, 11, 13, 14, 15 and 17.

Meetings

  • Upcoming: Online meeting - 2020-09-06 (SDG all) [1]
  • Upcoming: Online meeting - 2020-09-20 (SDG all) [1]
  • Past: Online meeting - 2020-08-02 (SDG all) [2]

Activities

  • Ongoing: The 'Climate Translation Project' celebrated its first published translation: 'Réchauffement climatique en Afrique', a French translation of the English Wikipedia article 'Climate change in Africa' by User:J. N. Squire in French (SDGs 4, 13) [20]
  • Past: World Water Week ISA campaign (SDG 6) [21]
  • Past: Editathon about Covid-19 in Swedish (SDG 3) [22]
  • Past: Editathon about water in Swedish (SDG 6) [23]

News

  • Covid-19 is one of Wikipedia’s biggest challenges ever. Here’s how the site is handling it. (SDG 3) [12]
  • Adding biographies of female oceanographers (SDG 14) [13]
  • Wiki Education participants improve COVID-19 local response articles (SDG 3) [14]
  • Wikimedia Policy Brief - COVID-19 - How Wikipedia helps us through uncertain times (SDG 3) [15]
  • Personal perspective on the forming of the user group (SDG all) [19]

Research

  • Wikipedia, The Free Online Medical Encyclopedia Anyone Can Plagiarize: Time to Address Wiki-Plagiarism (SDG 3) [3]
  • Wikidata-focused presentations at the Workshop "Data Science in Climate and Climate Impact Research" taking place on 20-21 August 2020 in Zurich and online. (SDGs 4, 13, 17) [16] [17]

Videos

  • Multilingual Structured Climate Research Data in Wikidata - The Data Perspective (SDGs 4, 13, 17) [18]
  • Video: Wikipedia Weekly Network - LIVE Wikidata editing about water #17 (SDG 6) [24], [25]

Featured content

  • Vermilion flycatcher (SDG 15) [4]
  • Canada lynx (SDG 15) [5]
  • Meteorological history of Hurricane Dorian (SDG 11) [6]
  • Leeches (SDG 15) [7]
  • Gigantorhynchus (SDG 15) [8]
  • List of World Heritage Sites in Iceland (SDG 11) [9]
  • Ursidae (SDG 15) [10]
  • Mephitidae (SDG 15) [11]
  • Orangutan (SDG 15) [32]
  • Horseshoe bat (SDG 15) [33]
  • Hurricane Willa (SDG 11) [34]
  • List of World Heritage Sites in Lithuania (SDG 11) [35]

New Wikidata properties

  • extinction date (SDG 15) [26]
  • Monumentbrowser ID (SDG 11) [27]
  • Nasjonalt skoleregister ID (SDG 4) [28]
  • American Folklore Society Ethnographic Thesaurus ID (SDG 11) [29]
  • Sculptures and cities database ID for sculptures (SDG 11) [31]

New Wikidata query examples

  • Bar chart showing the number of research output (articles, etc) annotated with a SARSCoV2 proteins as 'main subject' (SDG 3) [30]

Links

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SeptemberEdit

This is our tenth newsletter, covering September 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 13 and 15.

Meetings

  • Online meeting October 4 (SDG all) [1]
  • Online meeting October 18 (SDG all) [1]

Activities

  • Ongoing: The 'Climate Translation Project' (SDG 13) [17]
  • Ongoing: Survey on gender equality on Wikipedia (SDG 5) [12] [13]
  • Ongoing: The 'Gender equality 2020' editing week (SDG 5) [15]
  • Ongoing: Wiki Loves Fashion 2020 (SDG 5) [16]
  • Past: Climate Justice Editathon (SDG 10 & 13) [3]
  • Past: Wikimedia Foundation hosts Sustainability Community Roundtable Discussion about carbon credits (SDG 13) [8]
  • Past: Wiki loves SDGs - Global Goals Week online edit-a-thon on SDG topics (SDG all) [9] [10] [11]
  • Past: WikiGap Skopje 2020 online edit-a-thon (SDG 5) [14]
  • Past and ongoing: Wiki Loves Monuments (SDG 11) [22]

News

  • Humaniki: Wikimedia Diversity Data Tools (SDG 5) [2]
  • How can I get data on all the dams in the world? Use Wikidata (SDG 6) [4]

Research

  • Using logical constraints to validate information in collaborative knowledge graphs: a study of COVID-19 on Wikidata (SDG 3) [6]
  • Representing COVID-19 information in collaborative knowledge graphs: a study of Wikidata (SDG 3) [21]

Videos

  • Wikipedia Weekly Network - LIVE Wikidata editing #21 - WikiDojo on the Global Climate Strike (SDG 13) [18]

Featured content

  • Zebra (SDG 15) [23]
  • Tropical Storm Vicente (SDG 11) [24]

New Wikidata properties

  • National Park Service place ID (SDG 15) [19]
  • Symptom Ontology ID (SDG 3) [20]

New Wikidata query examples

  • Map of organisations/companies developing/manufacturing a vaccine in trials (SDG 3) [5]
  • Top World Heritage sites by number of paintings depicting them (SDG 11) [7]

Links

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OctoberEdit

This is our eleventh newsletter, covering October 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 4, 8, 11, 13, 15 and 16.

Meetings

  • Online meeting November 1 (SDG all) [1]
  • Online meeting November 15 (SDG all) [1]
  • Past: Prioritization event survey (SDG all) [26]

Activities

  • Ongoing: The 'Climate Translation Project' (SDG 13) [2]
  • Upcoming: Enriching parliamentary documents metadata editathon (in Swedish) (SDG 16) [27]
  • Past: Wiki for UN writing campaign (SDG 17) [28]

News

  • Wikipedia and Sustainable Development Goals: Engaging smaller Wikipedias (SDG all) [3]
  • The World Health Organization and Wikimedia Foundation expand access to trusted information about COVID-19 on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [10]
  • Improving reproductive health articles on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [11]
  • Wiki Loves SDGs: A community of Global Goals factivists (SDG all) [12]
  • Analyze Swedish politics with Wikidata (SDG 16) [17]

Resources

  • GUIDE: How to contribute climate change information to Wikipedia (SDG 13) [25]

Videos

  • 2020-09-29 Houcemeddine Turki, U of Sfax: Wikidata & COVID-19, a collaborative KG from CORD-19 (SDG 3) [4]
  • WikiCite 2020: OpenVirus and Scholia interfaces (SDG 3) [13]
  • WikiCite 2020: Citations in Swedish Parliamentary documents (SDG 16) [18]
  • WikiCite 2020: Gene Wiki (SDG 3) [19]

New Wikidata properties

  • Symptom Ontology ID (SDG 3) [6]
  • SSYK 2012 The Swedish Standard Classification of Occupations (SDG 8) [7]
  • Native Plants Database ID (SDG 15) [8]
  • NBIC taxon ID (SDG 15) [14]
  • Danish educational institution number (SDG 4) [15]
  • economy of topic (SDG 8) [20]
  • American Heritage place ID (SDG 11) [21]
  • DC Historic Sites place ID (SDG 11) [22]

New Wikidata query examples

  • Map of trees whose species is categorized as threatened on the IUCN Red List (SDG 15) [5]
  • Map of outdoor warning sirens, color-coded by manufacturer (SDG 11) [9]
  • Scientific papers explaining backward contact tracing (SDG 3) [16]
  • Invasive species in EU and whether they have articles in different languages (SDG 15) [23]
  • COVID-19 deaths by month (SDG 3) [24]

Links

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Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020 submissionsEdit

Dear Z,

On behalf of the Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020 programme committee, I am pleased to inform you that your submissions "#notNewNORMAL - questioning routines and innovating wiki work" and "#femWikiRAINBOW #checkInEditON" have been accepted as a workshop and a panel, and they were scheduled for 16:00 (UTC) on Saturday, 3 October and 09:00 (UTC) on Sunday, 4 October, respectively (see the draft schedule). If you have not yet registered for the conference, please follow the instructions on this page. In case you have any additional requests or questions, do not hesitate to contact me or any other committee member.

Best regards. --Kiril Simeonovski (talk) 17:45, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

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Wiki World Heritage User GroupEdit

Dear World Heritage enthusiast,
We are thrilled to announce that Wiki World Heritage User Group has been finally recognized ! This wouldn't have been possible without your support !
Please join us on:

Wishing you an excellent week ahead !

Nassima Chahboun (talk) 15:56, 3 November 2020 (UTC)
On behalf of the founding members.

Hello there!Edit

Just a note to acknowledge that now I have a Wikimedian user name to go with the name at the conference. (And so do you.) -- Llywrch (talk) 16:41, 25 November 2020 (UTC) (a.k.a. Yvette's husband)

Wikimedians for Sustainable Development - November NewsletterEdit

This is our twelfth newsletter, covering November 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Meetings

  • Online meeting December 6 (SDG all) [1]
  • Online meeting December 20 (SDG all) [1]

Activities

  • Ongoing: The 'Climate Translation Project' (SDG 13) [2]
  • Ongoing: December Women in Climate Change editathon (SDG 13) [24]
  • Past: South South North hosted #Wiki4Climate (SDG 13) [25]
  • Past: Enriching parliamentary documents metadata editathon (in Swedish) (SDG 16) [3]

News

  • The guardians of Wikipedia's climate page (SDG 13) [6]
  • Gender equality survey on Macedonian Wikipedia (SDG 5) [12]
  • The future of the Riksdag's data in Wikidata (in Swedish, SDG 16) [21]
  • #Wiki4climate newsletter on Spanish Wikipedia: 3 edits in 5 minutes, number one [26] & number two [27] (SDG 13)
  • Women’s representation and voice in media coverage of the coronavirus crisis (SDG 3 and 5) [28]

Resources

  • The election tracker (SDG 16) [13]
  • ALEC (A List of Everything Cool) is a tool to explore biodiversity content in Wikidata (SDG 15) [17]

Research

  • A general method for estimating the prevalence of Influenza-Like-Symptoms with Wikipedia data (SDG 3) [4]

Videos

  • Thriving Online – How to Be a Climate Wikipedian (SDG 13) [5]
  • Strategies for Assembling the Biodiversity Knowledge Graph (SDG 15) [29]

Featured content

  • Одржлива енергија (English: Sustainable energy) (SDG 7) [7]
  • Договор за неширење на нуклеарно оружје (English: Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons) (SDG 16) [8]
  • Инвазивен вид (English: Invasive species) (SDG 15) [9]
  • Отпад од храна (English: Food waste) (SDG 12) [10]
  • Последици од глобалното затоплување (English: Effects of climate change) (SDG 13) [11]
  • List of World Heritage Sites in Sweden (SDG 11) [36]
  • List of medieval churches on Gotland (SDG 11) [37]
  • List of World Heritage Sites in the Netherlands (SDG 11) [38]
  • List of herpestids (SDG 15) [39]
  • Australian Journal of Herpetology (SDG 15) [40]

New Wikidata properties

  • annual average daily traffic (SDG 11 & 13) [14]
  • birth rate (SDG 3) [16]
  • dedicated heritage entity (SDG 11) [18]
  • poverty incidence (SDG 1) [22]
  • water area (SDG 14) [30]
  • power consumption index (SDG 7) [31]
  • heating energy consumption index (SDG 7) [32]
  • edition humboldt digital Flora ID (SDG 15) [33]

New Wikidata query examples

  • Occupations of people on Wikidata dying of coronavirus (politician ranks higher than the next 3 occupations combined) (SDG 3) [15]
  • Media articles, public documents and academic references on backward/cluster-focused contact tracing (including models) (SDG 3) [19]
  • Protected heritage related to the Camino in the Basque Country (SDG 11) [20]
  • Aberdeen recycling centers and recycling points (SDG 11) [23]
  • Percentage of deaths caused by tuberculosis by decade (SDG 3) [34]
  • Map of medicines used (green) to fight infectious diseases (orange) (SDG 3) [35]

Links

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