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Welcome to Wikimedia's goings-on, a central point for community-wide members to collect information about the project in many languages and to report recent goings-on. This page should only be used to inform the various sub-communities of community-wide issues. For general discussion, see Meta:Babel. For elections, votings and requests for comment see: Democracy.

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Goings-on in the past few months

December 2022

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg December 10: Second office hour for the Wikimedia Foundation Campaigns Team's Event Registration Tool. (ar, en, fr, sw)
Wikimedia-logo.svg December 9⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for East Asia, South East Asia, and the Pacific; with interpretation for Chinese, Japanese + Indonesian
Wikimedia-logo.svg December 7⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Latin America and the Caribbean; with interpretation for Spanish + Portuguese
Wikimedia-logo.svg December 5⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for United States and Canada
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg December 5: First office hour for the Wikimedia Foundation Campaigns Team's Event Registration Tool. (ar, en, fr, sw)
Wikimedia-logo.svg December 3⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Middle East and North Africa; session conducted in Arabic with interpretation for English
Wikimedia-logo.svg December 2⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for South Asia
Wikimedia-logo.svg October 3⁠ – December 31: Opportunities open for the Ombuds commission and the Case Review Committee

Older goings-on

November 2022

Wikimedia-logo.svg November 26⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia; with interpretation for Russian + Polish
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 25⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Sub-Saharan Africa; with interpretation for French
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 20⁠: Community consultation on the Movement Charter drafts: Regional conversation hour for Northern and Western Europe; with interpretation for FR + DE
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 19⁠ – November 20: WikiConvention francophone 2022 in Paris, France
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 18⁠ – November 20: ESEAP Conference 2022 in Sydney, Australia
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 17⁠ – November 18: Worlds of Wikimedia (WoW) Conference 2022 in Sydney, Australia
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 12 – November 13: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg November 12: Ask Me Anything on Movement Charter #2+3 (15:00 UTC)
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 11⁠ – November 13: WikiConference North America 2022 in virtual spaces
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg November 10: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability at 14:00 UTC
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 5⁠ – November 6: Indonesia Open GLAM Conference 2022 in Jakarta, Indonesia
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 4⁠ – November 6: WikiIndaba conference 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg November 4: Ask Me Anything on Movement Charter #1 (9:00 UTC)

October 2022

Wikimedia-logo.svg October 28⁠ – October 30: WikiArabia 2022 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Wikimedia-logo.svg October 3: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement Guidelines revisions consultation: Conversation hour for North America, Latin America, and Western Europe region. Live interpretation in Spanish and Portuguese provided.

September 2022

Wikimedia-logo.svg September 24: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement Guidelines revisions consultation: Conversation hour for Central Europe, Africa, and the Middle East region. Live interpretation in Arabic, French, and Russian provided.
Wikimedia-logo.svg September 16: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement Guidelines revisions consultation: Conversation hour for Asia-Pacific region. Live interpretation in Chinese and Japanese provided.
Wikimedia-logo.svg September 13: The Sound of All Human Knowledge contest is starting now! The submission will be received until 10 October 2022. Play your part!
Wikimedia-logo.svg September 8 Лого конкурса Энциклопедия юных инверсия.svg: Encyclopedia of the Young competition starts! (since 00:00:01 UTC).
We invite everyone to participate — there are no restrictions on age and citizenship.

August 2022

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg August 30: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg August 23 – September 6: 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election: Voting period opens! Verify your eligibility and vote now.
Wikimedia-logo.svg August 11 – August 14: Wikimania! takes place around the world. Talks and sessions are available for viewing online.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg July 22 – August 22: Wikimedia Foundation Legal department call for feedback on the Brand Stewardship Report content outline.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg August 18: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability at 13:00 UTC

July 2022

OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg July 25 – August 3: 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election: Endorse statements for the Election Compass with top 15 selected.
OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg July 25 – July 26: 2022 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election: Endorse questions for the candidates with top six selected.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg July 26: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
Wikimedia-logo.svg July 14: Conversation with Trustees hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation Community Affairs Committee
Wikimedia-logo.svg July 8: Wikimedia Foundation Legal Department Office Hour – TVEC Update (Session 1) (Session 2)
Wikimedia-logo.svg July 2 – July 3: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting


June 2022

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg June 28: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg June 24 – June 26: Global Conversations event on Regional and Thematic Hubs with a focus on the proposed Minimum Criteria for Hubs Pilots
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg May 25 – June 25: Comment about revisions to the Universal Code of Conduct (UCoC) Enforcement guidelines and updating the UCoC policy
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg June 23: Conversation with the Wikimedia Enterprise API project team @ 17:00 UTC
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg June 13: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
Wikimedia-logo.svg June 4 – June 5: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg June 2: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability at 17:00 UTC

May 2022

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg May 17: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (12:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC).
Wikimedia-logo.svg May 7 – May 8: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting

April 2022

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg April 29: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (13:00 UTC and 18:00 UTC).
Echo feedback.svg April 22: WikiAfrica Hour episode 12 is happening today 22nd April 2022 at 16:00 UTC
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg April 21 – April 28: The Wikimedia Foundation invites feedback on the 2022-2023 Annual plan draft with many online conversations
Echo feedback.svg April 13: Wiki Loves Africa 2022 new deadline is 30th April 2022
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg April 21: Conversation with Trustees hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation Community Affairs Committee
Wikimedia-logo.svg April 11: There is a new public status page at www.wikimediastatus.net. You can read more (in English).
OOjs UI icon newspaper-rtl-progressive.svg April: Movement Strategy and Governance News – Issue 6: Read the full newsletter
OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg April 5: Results from the Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement guidelines ratification vote published
Wikimedia-logo.svg April 2–April 3: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting

March 2022

OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg March 29: Open meeting with the Web team about the new interface (18:00 UTC).
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg March 24: Conversation with Maggie Dennis on Community Resilience & Sustainability.
Echo feedback.svg March 14 - April 10: Leadership Development Working Group: Apply to join! (14 March to 10 April 2022)
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg March 12: Global Conversations event on Regional and Thematic Hubs
OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg March 7 – March 21: Universal Code of Conduct Enforcement guidelines ratification voting open from 7 to 21 March 2022
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg March 5: The open video call CEE meetup March 2022 will be held on 5 March at 15:00 (UTC).
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg March 4, 15:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct: Conversation Hours
Echo feedback.svg March 4: Meta-Wiki portal being developed to document information and discussions on the Wikimedia movement's response to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.

February 2022

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg February 28: The open video call CEE meetup February 2022 will be held on 28 February at 17:00 (UTC).
Wikimedia-logo.svg February 27–February 28: Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) meeting
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 25, 12:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct: Conversation Hours
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 18, 15:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct Panel Q&A
Echo feedback.svg February 15: The results of the Community Wishlist Survey 2022 have been posted
Wikimedia-logo.svg February 9–March 7: A call for applicants for the Interim Trust & Safety Case Review Committee
OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg February 7–February 26: 2022 Steward elections voting is running until 26 February 2022, 13:59 (UTC)
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 7–February 25: Leadership Development Working Group: Your feedback is appreciated
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 1–February 28: Wikimedia Deutschland/Dialogue on organizational values community feedback phase on proposal
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 23, 15:00 UTC: Community Development community calls
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 17, 18:30 UTC: Conversation with Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
Wikimedia-logo.svg February 21–February 25: EduWiki Week: Join for a virtual celebration of Wikimedia in education.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg February 4, 15:00 UTC: Universal Code of Conduct: Conversation Hours
Wikimedia-logo.svg January 10–February 16: Call for feedback: Board of Trustees elections continues

January 2022

OOjs UI icon articleCheck-ltr-progressive.svg January 28–February 11: The Community Wishlist Survey 2022 voting phase
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg January 27, 15:00 UTC: Online meeting about the Desktop Improvements project.
OOjs UI icon newspaper-rtl-progressive.svg January 24: Universal Code of Conduct: UCoC enforcement guidelines published for consideration
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg January 19, 18:00 UTC: Online meeting for everyone who did or will submit a proposal for the Community Wishlist Survey.
Wikimedia-logo.svg January 14–January 30: Candidate submissions for the Wikimedia Steward elections are open! If you are eligible, you can submit a nomination.
OOjs UI icon speechBubbles-ltr-progressive.svg January 11: Request for comment to stop accepting cryptocurrency donations.
Wikimedia-logo.svg January 10–February 16: Call for feedback: Board of Trustees elections
Echo feedback.svg January 14, 17:00 UTC: Coolest Tool Award 2021.
OOjs UI icon lightbulb-yellow.svg January 10–January 23: The Community Wishlist Survey 2022 proposal phase
Wikimedia-logo.svg January 1–January 31: Open candidate call for new members in the AffCom.

Meta: Goings-on (archived)

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Meta: Translations

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Wikipedia: Translation of the week

  1. en:Armillaria luteobubalina
  2. en:Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park
  3. en:Iceland hotspot
  4. en:766th Independent Infantry Regiment (North Korea)
  5. en:Rule of the shorter term
  6. en:Internet democracy
  7. en:March on Washington Movement
  8. en:French military mission to Japan (1872–80)
  9. en:Neo-creationism
  10. en:Generation Kill