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2019 Annual Report

Wiki Indaba 2019, (8 - 10 November) - Abuja (Nigeria)[edit]

Two members of Wikimedia Morocco User Group took part in WikiIndaba 2019 in Nigeria: Nassima Chahboun and Anass Sedrati. The latter delivered a full presentation about How to Strengthen Local African content, and participated in animating two panels: Local African Languages as well as Wikimedia 2030 Strategy.

Organization of WikiArabia 2019 — (4 - 6 October) - Marrakesh (Morocco)[edit]

The WikiArabia regional conference was held between 4-6 October in the ocher city of Marrakesh, and was organized by Wikimedia Morocco User Group. With a total of 79 participants, local and international from the four corners of the globe, it focused on the theme of Wikimedia and local communities, with a rich program having covered the subject from different perspectives.

WikiConvention Francophone 2019, (6 - 8 September) - Brussels (Belgium)[edit]

Two members of Wikimedia Morocco User Group took part in WikiConvention Francophone 2019 in Brussels:

Wiki Loves Monuments 2019 in Morocco (01 - 30 September)[edit]

Wikimania 2019, (14 - 18 August) - Stockholm (Sweden)[edit]

Three members of Wikimedia Morocco User Group took part in Wikimania 2019: Ian Borim, Abderrahman Ait Ali,and Anass Sedrati. The latter was the volunteer coordinator for the conference, a panelist on the session Why indigenous languages matter more (now) and what we can do for them, and co-hosted a talk about Wikimedia and Arabic Sociolinguistics.

Strategy Salon 2019 — (13 July) - Mohammedia (Morocco)[edit]

As part of the Wikimedia movement's 2030 strategy development process, a strategy salon was organized in Mohammedia (Morocco) on July 2019 and saw the participation of a dozen of Wikimedians living in Morocco, as well as Anass Sedrati, who works with the Wikimedia Foundation as a Strategy Liaison for the Arabic speaking communities, and is a member of the Wikimedia 2030 Advocacy Working Group. This event was an occasion to bring Moroccan contributors together for the first time.

Celtic Knot Conference, (4 - 5 July) - Penryn (United Kingdom)[edit]

For the first participation of the User Group in the conference related to minority languages, Anass Sedrati presented three sessions:

Creative Commons Summit 2019, (9 - 11 May) - Lisbon (Portugal)[edit]

Anass Sedrati, member of the User Group, took part in CC Summit 2019 and presented two sessions together with Strategy Working Group members:

Wikimedia Summit 2019, (29 - 31 March) - Berlin (Germany)[edit]

Wikimedia MA User Group activities