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Welcome to Wikimedia's goings-on, a central point for community-wide members to collect information about the project in many languages and to report recent goings-on. This page should only be used to inform the various sub-communities of community-wide issues. For general discussion, see Meta:Babel.

See also: Wikimedia News | Wikimedia blog | Signpost — Report news here: Internal news media

Goings-on in the past few months

November 2014

Wikimedia-logo.svg 21-23: Iberoconf 2014 took place in Buenos Aires.
Crystal filetypes.png 8:
Request for comment: Global AbuseFilter
Wikimedia-logo.svg 6: Three Questions and Three Answers as Food for Thought About the Future of Wikipedia.

October 2014

Crystal filetypes.png 24:
Crystal filetypes.png 19:
Request for comment: Wikimedia genealogy project.
Crystal filetypes.png 13:
Request for comment: Inactive Global bot accounts.

August 2014

Wikimedia-logo.svg 20: Letter to Wikimedia Foundation: Superprotect and Media Viewer.
Crystal filetypes.png 20: Request for comment: On a scale of billions.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 19: Executive Director's "Working together" statement.
Crystal filetypes.png 19: Brainstorming: Community Engagement (Product)/Process ideas.
Crystal filetypes.png 10: Request for comment: Superprotect rights.
Wikimania.svg 8-10: Wikimania 2014 took place in London.
Crystal filetypes.png 7: Request for comments: Mission(s) policy.
For more news and information, see Wikimedia News and Goings-on.

Older goings-on


June 2014

Bulbgraph.svg 19: Proposal to include help pages again in default results on Special:Search.

May 2014

Crystal filetypes.png 15: Request for comments: How to deal with open datasets.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 1: The Wikimedia Foundation announces its new executive director Lila Tretikov.

April 2014

Bulbgraph.svg 5: A new proposal is started to launch NonFreeWiki as a Wikimedia project.
Bulbgraph.svg 5: Novi prijedlog je podnešen za pokretanje UserWiki kao novi Wikimedia projekat.

March 2014

Crystal filetypes.png 12: Request for comments: Wikimedia genealogy project.
Crystal filetypes.png 9: Request for comments: Standardize ProofreadPage namespaces across Wikisources.
Crystal filetypes.png 3: Request for comments: Creation of a Global Wikimedia Commons.

February 2014

Wikimedia-logo.svg 28: Invitation to submit Individual Engagement Grant proposals for individuals and small teams.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 28: Legal and Community Advocacy reply on Wikimedia server location and free knowledge.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 24: Wikimedia Venezuela open letter regarding the deletion of images from Commons under Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA).
Wikimedia-logo.svg 22: Wikimedia Argentina open letter regarding the deletion of images from Commons under Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA).
Commons-logo.svg 21: Round 2 of the Eighth Annual Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Competition (to select the best featured picture of 2013) starts.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 19: Wikimedia España letter to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees regarding the deletion of images from Commons under Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA).
Crystal filetypes.png 18: A request for comments has been opened on whether a c: interwiki prefix should be added for Wikimedia Commons. The RfC follows a 2011 RfC on the same topic which, while positive, did not see wide participation.
Crystal yast partitioner.png 8: 2014

January 2014

Wikimedia-logo.svg 28: Wikimedia Israel letter to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees regarding the deletion of images from Commons under Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA).
Bulbgraph.svg 23: A new proposal is started to launch WikiGames as a Wikimedia project.
Commons-logo.svg 17: Round 1 of the Eighth Annual Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Competition (to select the best featured picture of 2013) starts.
Round 2 will start immediately after Round 1 has finished and votes are counted.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 15: The candidate submission phase of the 2014 Steward elections has started.
Wikimania.svg 8: Wikimania 2014 is now accepting travel scholarship applications. Apply by February 17.
Bulbgraph.svg 5: A new proposal is started to launch WikiRefdesk as a Wikimedia project.
Wikimania.svg 1: Proposals submissions for Wikimania 2014 are now being accepted. The deadline is 31 March.
Bulbgraph.svg 1: A new proposal is started to launch Structured Wikiquote as a Wikimedia project.

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Wikipedia: Translation of the week

  1. en:Armillaria luteobubalina
  2. en:Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park
  3. en:Iceland hotspot
  4. en:766th Independent Infantry Regiment (North Korea)
  5. en:Rule of the shorter term
  6. en:Internet democracy
  7. en:March on Washington Movement
  8. en:French military mission to Japan (1872–80)
  9. en:Neo-creationism
  10. en:Generation Kill