WikiIndaba conference 2023

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1337 Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication, Morocco


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WikiIndaba Conference is the regional conference for Africans both within and in the diaspora. The first edition was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2014 by Wikimedia ZA. In 2017 the conference moved to Accra, Ghana, and was organized by Open Foundation West Africa. The 2018 edition was held in Tunis, Tunisia by Wikimedia TN Usergroup, while the Wikimedia UG Nigeria arranged the 2019 in the federal capital, Abuja, FCT. The 2020 edition of the conference was supposed to be held in Kampala, Uganda but was postponed and became a virtual event hosted in 2021 by the Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda. The last edition, in 2022, took place in Kigali, Rwanda, and was hosted by The Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda.

In 2023, Wikimedia Morocco User Group is organizing the 7th edition of WikiIndaba from the 3rd to 5th November 2023 in the city of Agadir, Morocco.


  • Building capacity for African Wikimedians
  • Fostering growth of the coverage and involvement of Africa in Wikimedia projects
  • Connecting African Wikimedians both within the continent and in the diaspora
  • Turn ideas into action


Les Dunes d'Or Hotel.
  • Location: Agadir, Morocco
  • Date: 3rd to 5th November 2023
  • Venue: Les Dunes d'Or Hotel (Hybrid)


  • 27 February: Conference Grants Submission - Done
  • 31 May – 9 June: Creation of the different organization committees - Done
  • 1 – 30 June: Applying for the Scholarship Application - Done
  • 1 – 30 June: Call for Submissions - Done
  • 1 September: Finalization and notification of scholarship recipients - Done
  • 12 September: Notification of submissions' decisions - Done
  • 5 October: Microfunding Application for online participants - Done
  • 20 October: Publication of Final Conference Programme - Done
  • 3 – 5 November: Wiki Indaba 2023 Conference. - Done


African Wikimedia Meetings