Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Wikimedians of Japan User Group

From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki

  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Wikimedians of Japan 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 "establish a national organization to promote wikimedia projects and support wikimedians in Japan."; and
Application Review
With regard to Wikimedians of Japan 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


Recognition Resolution
It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
Therefore be it resolved that Wikimedians of Japan User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 06 October 2023.

Liaison's Signature
Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 13 October 2023 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:
-- DNdubane (WMF) (talk) 17:29, 13 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]