Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Wikimedians of the Levant User Group - Liaison approval, May 2015
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- Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
- Two members of the Affiliations Committee assigned as liaisons to a Wikimedia User Group application may initially approve the application for up to one year;
- The application of Wikimedians of the Levant User Group has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee and was discussed on their application page on Meta;
- The scope of the group, which can be found on their application page, is:
- (1) Representing the Wikimedia in the Levant and gathering the Arab contributors of the Levant countries in one group;
- (2) Establishing a base and a reference for all Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese in Wikipedia and all other wikimedia's projects;
- (3) Promoting and developing the content related to Levant countries specifically and the Arab World generally in different languages;
- (4) Organizing activities, gatherings, workshops and different projects for contributors of the mentioned countries;
- (5) Unifying the efforts of the contributors under one umbrella, especially those with technical skills;
- (6) Gathering the contributors who live abroad and have them put some focus and efforts in enhancing the Arabic content, especially what's related to the Levant;
- (7) Unifying the contribution in the international activities, such as Wiki Love… contests and others; and
- (8) Developing a performance plan for ambassadors to represent Wikipedia in the Levant universities.
- It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee liaisons assigned to this application that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
- Therefore be it
- resolved that Wikimedians of the Levant User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable, period that becomes effective when the Wikimedia User Group agreement and the Code of Conduct are signed.
- Wikimedians of the Levant User Group
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