Wikimedia Tunisie/Report 2020

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Wikimedia TN User Group

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This is the Wikimedia TN User Group report of the year 2020 (Lire en français)

Representing the Group[edit]

EMW Spring 2020[edit]

Presentation Slides of EMWCon 2020 lecture about Wikibase for Smart Cities

Enterprise Mediawiki Conference is an international conference dealing with Mediawiki applications for corporations and industries and held each years since Spring 2016. This year, EMWCon Spring 2020 was held online due to COVID-19 pandemic. Our user group participated for the first time to the conference with the special collaboration of University of Sfax. It was represented by Houcemeddine Turki, Mohamed Ali Hadj Taieb and Mohamed Ben Aouicha. The participants discussed the use of Wikibase, a structured data software based on Mediawiki and initially used to support Wikidata, in local smart city applications in a 30 minute lecture and tried to know more about the advanced features of Wikibase by attending other EMWCon lectures.

Arab Wikimedians Committee[edit]

Our representative Afek Ben Chahed in the Arab Wikimedians Committee was the expansion coordinator. She helped in establishing a new community in Mauritania by preparing a training plan and organizing several online workshops.
The Expantion report

Group meetings[edit]

Strategy meeting[edit]

The Strategy salon was held on the 15th February 2020 to discuss the movement strategy. Participantsː



Wiki Weekend[edit]

Wiki Weekend is a bi-monthly webinar organized by Wikimedia Tunisia User Group, during which, each time we discuss the relation between Wikipedia and different topics.

WikiChallenge Ecoles d'Afrique[edit]

The WikiChallenge is a writing contest for children in french speaking primary schools in Africa.
Coordinatorː Afek Ben Chahed


Wiki Convention Francophone[edit]

The Wikimedia Tunisia User Group board has decided to postpone the Wiki Convention Francophone 2020 Conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Official statement


Wikimedia TN User Group, has 18 members, 13 of whom have paid their dues and 5 who have requested exemption for lack of source of income.

Until December 31, 2020, 214 people have registered via the membership form.