Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia/reports/2016-2017

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This report covers events from 1 January 2016 to 1 November 2017.

Activities[edit]

Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia carries out a number of wiki-related activities, including:

  • Regular meetings for discussions
  • Wiki trainings for teachers, students etc.
  • Lectures
  • Editathons
  • Wikicamp
  • Workshops
  • Wikimedia CEE Spring
  • Wiki Loves Earth
  • Wiki Loves Monuments

2016[edit]

  • Wikipedia 15th anniversary celebration at Tbilisi state university.
  • Participation in Wikimedia CEE Spring 2016
  • 20-21 April: Wikipedia editing training and Edit-a-thon for junior historian's school; event was held at National Museum of Georgia. Project leader Jaba1977.
  • 17-20 June: WikiCamp was organised by Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia and Georgian Association of History Educators, Tskneti, Tbilisi. Wikipedia editing lessons and Edit-a-thon for 35 secondary school students from around Georgia. 35 new articles about history of Tbilisi was created by students in Georgian Wikipedia. After the Camp, number of users are still actives in Georgian Wikipedia. Project leader Jaba1977.
  • April-July 2016: Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia has started cooperation with Ministry of Defense of Georgia. Articles about Georgia–NATO relations considering all Wikipedia standards was created during this project. Project is ongoing and Ministry of Defense is prompting Georgian Wikipedia in Georgian society via online media. Project leader MIKHEIL.
  • June-July 2016: Cooperation with one of the leading university in Georgia - Free University of Tbilisi. 132 huge articles were created or improved in kawiki by students of anthropology course instead of the final exam. Most of this students are still active users in kawiki. As a result, this project will be annual for this anthropology course, by decision of academics of Free University of Tbilisi. Project leaders MIKHEIL, Jaba1977.
  • July 7-8: Wikipedia editing traning and Edit-a-thon for Georgian Association of History Educators at Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium. 16 teachers were trained and as result, they earned wikipedia editing skills. Project leaders Jaba1977, MIKHEIL.
  • September 1-30: Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in Georgia. Project leader Giorgi Balakhadze
  • November 1-30: Georgian and Bashkirian cooperation project Project leaders David1010, Jaba1977
  • November 1-30: Wikipedia Asian Month 2016 Project leader David1010

2017[edit]

  • March 21 - May 31: Wikimedia CEE Spring 2017 Project leader David1010
  • March 13, 2017: WikiCamp was organised by Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia and Georgian Association of History Educators, Tbilisi, Public School №2 of Abkhazia. 31 new articles about Cultural heritage of Abkhazia was created by students in Georgian and English Wikipedia. Project leader Jaba1977.
  • April-June, 2017: Wiki-Lessons in the Khashuri central Library (Jaba1977).
  • April-June, 2017: Wiki-Lessons in the Surami Library (Jaba1977).
  • June 1-30: Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Georgia. Project leader Mehman97 (Report)
  • June 22-27: WikiCamp was organised by Wikimedia Community User Group Georgia and Georgian Association of History Educators, Tskneti, Tbilisi. Wikipedia editing lessons and Edit-a-thon for 20 secondary school students from around Georgia. 29 new articles about Cultural heritage of Abkhazia was created by students in Georgian and Abkhazian Wikipedia. Project leaders Jaba1977 and Surprizi.
  • September 1-30: Wiki Loves Monuments 2017 in Georgia. Project leaders Beqabai and Mehman97.

Participation in regional and global Wikimedia events[edit]

2016[edit]

2017[edit]