Wikimedians of Latvia User Group/2018

This is a report for activities performed by Wikimedians of Latvia User Group in 2018.

Wikipedian meetings edit

  • During the year 6 meetings involving local and visiting wikimedians, (at most 10 participants — at celebration of 15 years of Latvian Wikipedia), were arranged.

Outreach events edit

Multiple workshops teaching people how to contribute to Wikipedia were held:

  • February: Workshop with librarians in Goethe Institut Riga, 16 participants
  • March: Workshops during WikiGap campaign in Embassy of Sweden and National Library of Latvia, attending reception on March 8th
  • December: Wikidata workshop at Latvia's Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) conference (slides)
  • Advocacy for European Parliament vote in 2018

Community engagement edit

Article contests
Photo contests

Grants edit

Participation in regional and global Wikimedia events edit

Organizational edit

Existing practices to document our events have been further improved.

Most important user group activities have been reported to GLAM, Education and CEE newsletter.

Social networks edit

  • Twitter has been useful tool for spreading information about groups activities and receiving some feedback.
  • Facebook account has been used alongside Twitter account.
  • Instagram account was established before Wiki Loves Monuments

These social media accounts are promoted during our events.