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This is the archive of Meta-Wiki Goings-on in 2016. See also the full archives.

December 2016

16: The results of the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey have now been posted.
8: Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees publishes Statement on Healthy Community Culture, Inclusivity, and Safe Spaces.

November 2016

Nov 28 – Dec 12: You can vote on new tools and technical improvements in the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey.
12: Two-factor authentication is now available for all Wikimedia administrator, bureaucrat, checkuser, oversighter and edit filter manager accounts.
26–27: The annual meeting of the Catalan community, Viquitrobada 2016, will take place in Valencia, Spain.
14–21: You can propose new tools and technical improvements in the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey.
1–30: 2016 Wikipedia Asian Month.
1: Wikimedia Foundation announces selection of Victoria Coleman as Chief Technology Officer.

October 2016

Oct 4 – Nov 8: Legal Consultation on CC 4.0: The Wikimedia Foundation invites you to add comments and feedback on upgrading the default license for content on the Wikimedia projects to CC-By-SA 4.0.
Until Oct 16: Leadership development dialogue: The Community Engagement department invites you to discuss what leadership means in our movement.
7–10: The third WikiConference North America took place in San Diego, United States.
1–2: The tenth Russian WikiConference took place in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

August 2016

27–29: Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2016 took place in Dilijan, Armenia.
19–21: The first French WikiConvention took place in Paris, France.
5–7: WikiConference India 2016 took place in Chandigarh, India.

July 2016

12: A new Wikipedia.org Portal page layout update is up on MediaWiki with a request for comments. Please take a look and ask your questions, if you have them, as we'll be closing out the discussion on July 19, 2016. If you'd like additional information on the Portal and the work that has been done to date, it's available here.
11: Community Questions and Answers to FDC candidates are open until 17 July. Please ask your questions!

June 2016

30: The VisualEditor team is building a group of experienced contributors who can help smaller communities to set up their sites and optimize the editing experience. You can sign-up at the Community Taskforce page.
29: The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees announces approval of the Wikimedia Foundation's 2016-17 Annual Plan and Budget.
29: The call for nominations for appointed seats to the FDC is now open. We are looking forward to candidates!
24: The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Katherine Maher as Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director.
16: Due to a programming error, some Wikimedia project users may be logged out as a security precaution.
14: The Wikipedia.org portal team would like to add mobile app download badges near the bottom of the portal page and wants feedback and suggestions on the idea.
10: Commons' Picture of the Year committee is pleased to announce the results of the tenth Picture of the Year competition (2015).
10: Voting has begun for the best way to collect and arrange content for Wikipedia to the Moon. Voting is open until 24 June.
1: The Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Transition Team invites the community to complete a survey before June, 8th to help them better understand community and staff expectations for that role.
1: Inspire Campaign to prevent and generally address cases of harassment.

May 2016

26: IRC-based office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation interim Executive Director.
22: The second round of voting to select Wikimedia Commons' 2015 Picture of the Year is open. Vote before May 28.
20: RFC: Community Consultation on the Labs Terms of Use - Round 1.
12: RFC: Discussion to deny further Flagged revisions deployment or decide of the requirements before any new deployment.
11: Video-based office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation interim Executive Director.
9: The 2016 Affiliate-selected Board seats have concluded and selected Christophe Henner and Nataliia Tymkiv. Congratulations!
4: Submit your questions and join us for two office hours with the Wikimedia Foundation interim Executive Director.
3: The Maps team of the Discovery department invites editors to have a conversation on how maps might be used within Wikipedia articles.
1: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Artists Month global campaign.

April 2016

21: RFC: Initial discussion of possible scenarios of how to select Wikipedia content for the Wikipedia to the Moon project.
19: All wikis will be in read-only mode for approximately 15 to 30 minutes on Tuesday, 19 April and Thursday, 21 April.
4: Call for Wikimedia Foundation Audit Committee observers
1: The draft of the Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for the FY2016-2017 period is available for comment through 30 April.

March 2016

30: The reading team wants to hear your ideas on how to improve the experience of reading Wikipedia before April, 15.
10: Announcements regarding appointment of Wikimedia Foundation Interim Executive Director

February 2016

28: Inspire Campaign to generate and develop proposals on content curation & review
25: Announcements regarding leadership change at the Wikimedia Foundation
17: Executive director Lila Tretikov is taking questions at Knowledge Engine FAQ regarding the much talked about project
16: Harassment workshop to explore solutions
15: New Wikimedia referrer policy to counteract unwanted effects of using HTTPS

January 2016

18: Community consultation for the 2016 Wikimedia Foundation Strategy
18: Vote of no confidence on Arnnon Geshuri on the Wikimedia Foundation Board of of Trustees
9: RFC: Global ban request for Messina
1: Wikimania 2016 scholarships