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Iranian Wikimedians User Group

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Iranian Wikimedians
User Group

Iran
Location Iran
Country codeIR
Approval dateJuly 18, 2015
Official language(s)Persian




The Iranian Wikimedians User Group is a community of volunteers focused on improving and expanding Wikimedia projects in Iran and among the Iranian diaspora. This user group is dedicated to enriching Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects among Iranians by spreading the ideas of free knowledge, for instance, through educational lectures, training and editing workshops, and essay writing competitions.

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Objectives[edit]

  1. Promotion of Wikimedia projects and free content in general;
  2. Outreach work in schools and universities with Iranian students and through social media to teach Iranians about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects;
  3. Edit-a-thons to help Wikimedians to enrich content;
  4. Participation in different cultural events such as Nowruz festivals in different countries;
  5. Conducting photography contests such as WLM, WLE, and etc. ;
  6. Support Iranian diaspora contributors to build their community.

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Contact information[edit]

  • Name: Darafsh
  • Email: Darafsh(_AT_)hotmail.com

Members[edit]

Iranian Wikimedians and anyone interested in our goal and mission:

Iranian Wikimedians User Group - Liaison approval, July 2015.