The following is a proposed Wikimedia policy. References or links to this page should not describe it as an effective "policy".
The proposal is in the process of gathering consensus for adoption (which is not determined by counting votes) at its discussion page.
The Sister Projects Committee ("SisterCom") reviews requests for creating, significantly modifying, and closing Wikimedia projects. Reporting to the Global Council, the Committee supports contributors interested in its mandate.
The Sister Projects Committee reports to the Global Council.
Its decisions may be vetoed by the Council. However, the Council may not decide in issues within its mandate without previously consulting the Sister Projects Committee, unless the Committee lacks quorum.