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Wikimedia Café

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Wikimedia Café


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The Wikimedia Café provides a forum for voice and video discussion of issues of broad interest among Wikimedia community editors. This is a friendly meeting and attendees should practice good conduct.

Anyone can take notes about this meeting in the shared etherpad notes. The copyright license for these notes is compatible with Meta-wiki. Anyone can review and edit the notes within a week, after which time anyone may publish them on Meta.

The meeting is in Zoom. user:Bluerasberry operates the meeting space and takes notes, but the meeting host is a guest presenter of the topic.

How to join


Upcoming meetings


Sunday, 15 November 2020 at 7:00 PM UTC / 2:00 PM New York / Monday 16 Nov 12:30 AM India

  • Welcome, as described above
  • The Global Council which the Wikimedia Movement Strategy plan is establishing
    • Brief general summary: What is the Global Council? What do the Strategy Recommendations say about how to put it together, and what its responsibilities will be?
    • Global Council membership qualifications/disqualifications: Who should be eligible to be a member?
      • Eligibility of holders of other Wikimedia offices, anonymous individuals, non-English speakers, Wikimedia organizations' employees, ...
    • Global Council membership distribution
      • Representing communities
        • Proposals for distribution of seats: Yair rand's proposal, historical proposals from Millosh (2008) and Pharos (2005)
        • Elections: Who should run the elections? What rules should apply?
      • Representing affiliates
      • Distributing between parts of the movement
      • General priorities in representation
      • Size of the Global Council
    • Timeline until the creation of the Global Council
    • Impact and functioning of the Global Council
    • ...

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If you plan to attend then please sign here. The organizers can use this list to know who to contact individually if there are significant changes to the plan to the meeting, such as for the schedule.

  1. Yair rand (talk) 23:00, 8 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Blue Rasberry (talk) 01:15, 9 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Rajeeb (talk) 03:37, 10 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Megs (talk) 03:06, 11 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Sam/Jamie Tubers (talk) 08:57, 11 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Likely.--Pharos (talk) 18:22, 11 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  7. SHISHIR DUA (talk) 18:22, 13 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  8. TheSlowBrosYT (talk) 9:31, 15 November 2020 (UTC)
  9. Vexations (talk) 16:58, 15 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  10. Ircpresident (talk) 18:26, 15 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]
  11. Zblace (talk) 19:55, 15 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]