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Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Dagbani Wikimedians User Group

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  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Dagbani 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 promote awareness of Wikimedia projects related to Mole-Dagbani languages in Benin, Burkina Faso and Ghana.
  • To establish the development of Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia and Wiktionary for all 16 dialects of the Mole-Dagbani language group via the Wikimedia incubator, and nurture them to become full projects.
  • To promote editing of Wikimedia projects in these languages by organizing events and activities, and recruiting new editors.
  • To promote the development of structured data for the 16 Mole-Dagbani languages, utilizing Wikidata, so that these languages can become more digitally usable and visible on the internet.
  • To equip editors of projects in Mole-Dagbani languages with the skill and ability for the continues development of Wikimedia projects; and
Application Review
With regard to Dagbani Wikimedians User Group's application for user group status and criteria:
  • At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION MET
  • Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION MET
  • Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
  • Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION 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 Dagbani Wikimedians User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 03 February 2021.


Liaison's Signature[edit]

Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 03 February 2021 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee: MKaur (WMF) (talk) 16:15, 7 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]