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Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Arabic Wikimedians User Group

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  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Arabic Wikimedians User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
  3. The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is " to simplify resource sharing and skill development among Arabic speaking community in order to strengthen and empower Arabic speaking Wikimedians, and to promote Wikimedia projects around the world, particularly in the MENA region."; and
Application Review
With regard to Arabic Wikimedians User Group's application for user group status and criteria:
  • At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION MET
  • Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION NOT YET MET
  • Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
  • Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION NOT YET MET
  • Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki: CRITERION MET
  • Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects: CRITERION MET
  • Allows new members: CRITERION MET
  • Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET

It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
Therefore be it resolved that Arabic Wikimedians User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 01/04/2021.



Liaison's Signature


Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 01/04/2021 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee: MKaur (WMF) (talk) 16:26, 2 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]