Wikimedia Tunisia/Report/Strategy Salon 2020

Preparations before the salon

Date and locationEdit

Participant ListEdit

What happenedEdit

Group photo of the attendees
Watching an explanatory video before each recommandation to have more information
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Wikimedia TN User Group has organised a salon to discuss the Wikimedia 2030 strategy recommandations. It was an opportunity to hear suggestions from attendees about the futur of Wikimedia movement. Participants came from different parts of Tunisia.

Summary of the discussion pointsEdit

General Comments on the processEdit

The attendees felt some satisfaction about the recommendations and raised the issue of the lack of communication from the working groups during the synthesis of these 13 points.

Recommendation 1 - Promote Sustainability and ResilienceEdit

Suggestions for Improvement

  • Creating a network of ambassadors representing all the communities.
  • Investing in youth to ensure sustainability


  • Attendees agreed the idea of hiring local employees by WMF.

Recommendation 2 - Create Cultural Change for Inclusive CommunitiesEdit

Suggestions for Improvement

  • Improving the code of conduct to be more suitable with the current challenges.
  • Creating committees to solve problems inside and between communities.

Recommendation 3 - Improve User ExperienceEdit

Suggestions for Improvement

  • Creating a specific interface for each region or each community.

Recommendation 4 - Provide for Safety and SecurityEdit


  • Code of conduct is the key to protect wikimedians.

Recommendation 5 - Ensure Equity in Decision-makingEdit

Suggestions for Improvement

  • Investing more in communities to have more decision makers and leaders.
  • Training on Leadership skills

Recommendation 6 - Foster and Develop Distributed LeadershipEdit


  • Exchange of knowledge and skills between affiliates, mainly well-structured affiliates.

Recommendation 7 - Invest in Skills DevelopmentEdit


  • Participants accepted all the idea of multiplying the number of training.
  • Also references need to be provided to improve the quality of articles.

Recommendation 8 - Manage Internal KnowledgeEdit

Suggestions for Improvement

  • Creating a data base accessible for all.

Recommendation 9 - Coordinate Across StakeholdersEdit


  • Attendees pointed out in the flexibility that should exist in procedures to facilitate the work between affiliates.

Recommendation 10 - Prioritize Topics for ImpactEdit


  • We need a data base that show us where can we improve ourselves.

Recommendation 11 - Innovate in Free KnowledgeEdit


  • Supported by all participants

Recommendation 12 - Evaluate, Iterate and AdaptEdit


  • Attendees agreed on the importance of evaluation, mainly permanent evaluation.

Recommendation 13 - Plan Infrastructure ScalabilityEdit


  • Supported by all the participants.