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Nanour Garabedian/May 22, Live show of webinar #WikiForHumanRights 2021 Campaign on Alkompis media channel.
Wikimedia Sweden, Wikipedia Arabic. Arabic/English
targetArabic speaking wikimedians, Global audiance, Arabic speakers in Sweden
start dateMay 22
end dateMay 31
budget (local currency)5050 SEK
budget (USD)596,51 USD
grant typeAl kompis Media company
contact(s)• garabedian.nanour.wiki@gmail.com
organization (if applicable)• ahmed@alkompis.com A.Barghoth@hotmail.com
website (if applicable)• www.alkompis.se

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Project Goal[edit]

Briefly explain what are you trying to accomplish with this project, or what do you expect will change as a result of this grant. Example goals include, "recruit new editors", "add high quality content", or "train existing editors on a specific skill".

  1. Reaching out to a wide range of Arabic speakers in Sweden by broadcasting the webinar on Al kompis, the first Arabic-speaking media company in Sweden.
  2. Increase awareness about environmental issues by increasing knowledge about sustainable development: Principles, Goals (SDGs) and Implementation.
  3. Disseminate information about WikiForHumanRights campaign.
  4. Highlighting the importance of free knowledge to understand and advocate for human rights in a healthy environment.
  5. Encourage specialists and Alkompis audiance to contribute as editors on Wikimedia projects to obtain high quality content.

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. What will you and other organizers spend your time doing?

The project is a live webinar of 90 minutes. The participants are five: Three from Mosaik (NOG) in Sweden (two environmentalists and a board member) and two wikimedians. The webinar is divided into three parts and will be in Arabic and English.

How will you let others in your community know about your project (please provide links to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions)? Why are you targeting a specific audience?

To Wikimedia communities:
  1. Page about the event on Meta: WikiForHumanRights 2021 - Sustainable Environment
  2. Announcement on diff.
  3. Social Media platforms: Arabic Wikipedia Facebook page, Wikipedia Weekly Facebook page, Wikimedia General Telegram group and Arab Wikipedians Telegram group.
To general audience:
  1. Mosaik (NOG) platforms.
  2. Al kompis media company platforms.

What will you have done at the end of your project? How will you follow-up with people that are involved with your project?

Recruit new editors by organizing newcomers workshops for Mosaik members (NOG) and the Alkompis audience.

Are you running any in-person events or activities? If so, you will need to complete the steps outlined on the Risk Assessment protocol related to COVID-19. When you have completed these steps, please provide a link to your completed copy of the risk assessment tool below:


How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets and feel free to add more specific to your project:

More Arabic speakers will attend the live event on Alkombis channel (from Sweden or other European countries), and contribute to the ongoing #WikiForHumanRights 2021 campaign.


What resources do you have? Include information on who is the organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding).

Only the current grant application.

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense:

  • Live show: 5000 SEK (~ 590,51 USD)
To Alkompis media company.
  • Other: Transfer fee - 50 SEK (~ 6 USD)