Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong

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Not to be confused with the Wikimedia Hong Kong.
Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong
3 October 2018
Location of Hong Kong within China
Location Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.svg
Country code HKG
Founding date 9 February 2017
Approval date 28 September 2018 [1]
Official language(s) Cantonese, English
Other language(s) Chinese, Japanese
Affiliations ESEAP
Mailing list Link
Facebook WikimediaUGHK

Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong (WMHKG) is a Wikimedian user group covering the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong. It intend to replace Wikimedia Hong Kong, the former chapter in Hong Kong de-recognized in 2017. Affiliate status was recognized by the Affiliations Committee on 28 September 2018.

Residents of Hong Kong are welcome to join the user group. Non-locals can join also at this stage, but may subject to alterations of rights to participate in community matters. Also considered is the inclusion of Macau Wikimedian community in light that Wikimedia Macau was de-recognized.

Mission[edit]

  • To raise awareness of the Wikimedia movement and free culture among Hong Kong citizens.
  • Support Hong Kong Wikimedian communities in English, Chinese, Cantonese and other Wikimedia projects.
  • To facilitate the exchange of academic knowledge and cultural inheritance through Wikimedia projects in Hong Kong.
  • To co-operate with Wikimedia Foundation and its affiliates, Wikimedian communities and other organisations to further goals of the Wikimedia movement and enrich the Wikimedia projects.
  • To protect rights that the Wikimedia movement needs to provide existing services in Hong Kong.

Activities[edit]

Meetups, tutorials and occasional exposure trips[edit]

Main article: Meetup/Hong Kong

Wikipedia Asian Month[edit]

Main article: Wikipedia Asian Month

Others[edit]

  • Wikipedia Clubs in selected universities

Contacts[edit]

As a group, there is no single person in charge. Community matters can be discussed in a dedicated Telegram chatroom (please contact 春卷柯南 for access) and at meet-ups.

For requesting help in editing tutorials or edit-a-thons, you may contact 春卷柯南 or 1233 via Telegram (@springrollconan (春卷柯南) / @wcdvtr (1233)) or email (春卷柯南 / 1233).

Group Liaisons to Affcom[edit]

The current group liasons are:

  1. 1233;
  2. WhisperToMe; and
  3. Billytanghh

Interested[edit]

Please click here and sign by using the wikicode “# ~~~~”. No need to provide your personal information.
  1. --Spring Roll Conan ( Teahouse | Contributions ) 13:07, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
  2. --Billytanghh (talk) 17:34, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
  3. Owennson (talk) 17:16, 25 February 2017 (UTC)
  4. Jarl Sverre (talk) 16:28, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
  5. Richard923888 (talk) 05:43, 12 April 2017 (UTC)
  6. Citobun (talk) 17:00, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
  7. Hayman30 (talk) 06:33, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
  8. Jc86035 (talk) 10:18, 25 April 2017 (UTC)
  9. Altercari (talk) 07:19, 3 May 2017 (UTC)
  10. ネイ (talk) 05:58, 8 May 2017 (UTC)
  11. WhisperToMe (talk) 22:09, 27 May 2017 (UTC)
  12. 1233 | Questions?| This message is left by him at 09:46, 29 July 2017 (UTC)
  13. Manchiu 09:35, 31 July 2017 (UTC)
  14. --小培の良民證来讨论 16:53, 18 August 2017 (UTC)
  15. AT (talk) 12:44, 3 October 2017 (UTC)
  16. Wongan4614 (talk) 15:14, 5 October 2017 (UTC)
  17. --J.Wong 11:19, 8 November 2017 (UTC)
  18. Roy17 (talk) 02:08, 19 February 2018 (UTC)
  19. Jonashtand (talk) 06:24, 14 April 2018 (UTC)
  20. AINH (talk) 12:21, 15 May 2018 (UTC)
  21. Anson. (talk) 12:46, 26 May 2018 (UTC)
  22. Jessica (talk) 00:59, 11 June 2018 (UTC)
  23. 屈原蟲 (talk) 12:06, 11 June 2018 (UTC)
  24. Mirai1993 (talk) 12:43, 25 June 2018 (UTC)
  25. 筆和擦膠必有用 (talk) 01:54, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
  26. 𓋹 謹此敬上 17:17, 15 August 2018 (UTC)
  27. 無聊龍 (talk) 13:12, 16 September 2018 (UTC)

Reports and resolutions[edit]

  • "Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong by the Affiliations Committee.". Retrieved 4 October 2018.