Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2016 (#WMCEE2016) was the fifth annual meeting of Wikimedians from Central and Eastern Europe centered on the Wikimedia projects (Wikipedia and similar projects) in countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It took place in Dilijan, Armenia between 27—29 August 2016. It was hosted and co-organized by Wikimedia Armenia.
Wikimedia CEE Meeting featured presentations and workshops on Wikimedia projects, GLAM, Wikicamps/Wikiclubs, CEE Spring, Education Extension, best practices for editing workshops and social media/PR/Media, Wikidata, Content Translation, conflict management, communication, surveys WMF grant system and changes, WikiMed and gender gap, free knowledge and free content, and the social and technical aspects which relate to these topics.
The idea of CEE meeting was conceived at an informal meetup that took place on 6 August 2011 at Wikimania 2011 in Haifa.
This meeting was a follow-up of the successful previous meetings: 2012 edition in Belgrade, Serbia, 2013 edition in Modra, Slovakia, 2014 edition in Kyiv, Ukraine and 2015 edition in Tartu, Estonia.
The main goal of the meeting was to promote, support and develop cross-border collaboration between various Wikimedia chapters, thematic organisations, user groups, projects and other communities in the region.
Wikimedia Central and Eastern Europe
or CEEWikiLink is a partnership among the Wikimedia communities in Central and Eastern Europe
. The mission of the group is to stimulate growth in all Wikimedia projects of this region and aid in cooperation and understanding of individual projects which are part of the CEE region.