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Wiki for Climate Change/Wikimedia Libya Community
proposed start date2024-05-27
proposed end date2024-06-17
grant start date2024-05-27T00:00:00Z
grant end date2024-06-30T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)8667.5 LYD
budget (USD)1800.93 USD
amount recommended (USD)1800.93
grant typeIndividual
funding regionMENA
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Salema younus
organization (if applicable)• N/A
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Applicant Details[edit]

Main Wikimedia username. (required)

Salema younus



If you are a group or organization leader, board member, president, executive director, or staff member at any Wikimedia group, affiliate, or Wikimedia Foundation, you are required to self-identify and present all roles. (required)


Describe all relevant roles with the name of the group or organization and description of the role. (required)

Main Proposal[edit]

1. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be the Meta-Wiki page title.

Wiki for Climate Change/Wikimedia Libya Community

2. and 3. Proposed start and end dates for the proposal.

2024-05-27 - 2024-06-17

4. Where will this proposal be implemented? (required)


5. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign, project, or event? If so, please select the relevant project or campaign. (required)


6. What is the change you are trying to bring? What are the main challenges or problems you are trying to solve? Describe this change or challenges, as well as main approaches to achieve it. (required)

Increase awareness of climate topics and their connection with free knowledge, and strive to write on these topics through Wikimedia projects. The participation and contribution of any emerging community, such as the Libyan community, in the campaigns organized by the movement are a major challenge that apply and implemented due to a lack of knowledge about projects and campaigns. Also, there are not many experienced members in the emerging community. Organizing activities to raise awareness of these topics, such as discussions and webinars. Also coordination training and contests to provide the opportunity for new and old users to contribute to Wikipedia and its sister projects regarding these topics.

7. What are the planned activities? (required) Please provide a list of main activities. You can also add a link to the public page for your project where details about your project can be found. Alternatively, you can upload a timeline document. When the activities include partnerships, include details about your partners and planned partnerships.

Awareness session in Benghazi (webinar). Contest on the Arabic Wikipedia on behalf of the Maghreb region.

A partnership with Barah Foundation for Culture and Arts in the city of Benghazi. It may be a partnership with an environmental organization in Benghazi. Environmental specialists and activists will participate in the webinar in person.

8. Describe your team. Please provide their roles, Wikimedia Usernames and other details. (required) Include more details of the team, including their roles, usernames, Wikimedia group, and whether they are salaried, volunteers, consultants/contractors, etc. Team members involved in the grant application need to be aware of their involvement in the project.

The organizational team includes Nanour and Salema to coordinate and facilitate the project and follow up on the implementation of activities. As for the contest that will be held on Wikipedia, the contest’s work team will include Adel Nehaoua and Nada Al-Farra, and the contest will be judged by Ajwan and Nanour. As for the webinar, we will cooperate with partners and with the Maghreb region coordinator for the Wiki Climate Change campaign 2024.

9. Who are the target participants and from which community? How will you engage participants before and during the activities? How will you follow up with participants after the activities? (required)

We will invite the Wikimedia Libya community to participate in the campaign activities. We will advertise on social media and directly contact some organizations in Benghazi that are interested in it.  The contest will be open to all members of the Arab community, with a focus on the Maghreb content of the environment.

10. Does your project involve work with children or youth? (required)


10.1. Please provide a link to your Youth Safety Policy. (required) If the proposal indicates direct contact with children or youth, you are required to outline compliance with international and local laws for working with children and youth, and provide a youth safety policy aligned with these laws. Read more here.


11. How did you discuss the idea of your project with your community members and/or any relevant groups? Please describe steps taken and provide links to any on-wiki community discussion(s) about the proposal. (required) You need to inform the community and/or group, discuss the project with them, and involve them in planning this proposal. You also need to align the activities with other projects happening in the planned area of implementation to ensure collaboration within the community.

This is the second time we have organized climate change campaign activities in the Maghreb region in the city of Benghazi in Libya. We discussed this project with the campaign coordinator for our region and met with the work team to map out the steps and define the activities.

12. Does your proposal aim to work to bridge any of the content knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)

Other Important Topics (topics considered to be of impact or important in the specific context)

13. Does your proposal include any of these areas or thematic focus? Select one option that most applies to your work. (required)

Climate Change and sustainability

14. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)


15. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select one that most applies. (required)

Improve User Experience

Learning and metrics[edit]

17. What do you hope to learn from your work in this project or proposal? (required)

Does the community want to learn about the Wikimedia campaigns? How many attendees are in the session? How many participants are in the Wikipedia contest? We will compare this year's results with last year's results in terms of the number of participants, followers, and attendance.

18. What are your Wikimedia project targets in numbers (metrics)? (required)
Number of participants, editors, and organizers
Other Metrics Target Optional description
Number of participants 20 20–25 for the in-person session in Benghazi.

The number of participants in the contest is open.

Number of editors 10 The number cannot be determined because the activity is a contest, but the number last year was 11 editors.
Number of organizers 2
Number of content contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Number of content created or improved
Wikipedia 100
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Incubator
Wikifunctions or Abstract Wikipedia
Optional description for content contributions.

The number cannot be determined because the activity is a contest, but last year the number in the Maghreb Environment contest was 241 articles.

19. Do you have any other project targets in numbers (metrics)? (optional)


Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
20. What tools would you use to measure each metrics? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support. (required)

Follow-up will be done by creating a category for the contest.

Financial proposal[edit]

21. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it. (required)


22. and 22.1. What is the amount you are requesting for this proposal? Please provide the amount in your local currency. (required)

8667.5 LYD

22.2. Convert the amount requested into USD using the Oanda converter. This is done only to help you assess the USD equivalent of the requested amount. Your request should be between 500 - 5,000 USD.

1800.93 USD

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  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).