- Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
- Wikimedians of United Arab Emirates User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
- The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is "to support people interested in various topics related with United Arab Emirates, across all Wikimedia projects in all languages. And also — group for all wikimedians who a lives in the region."; and
- Application Review
- With regard to Wikimedians of United Arab Emirates 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 Wikimedians of United Arab Emirates User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 04 February 2020.
Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 04 February 2020 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee: