Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong
Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong will be supporting academic courses, workshops and lectures in tertiary education institutions during the next academic year (2019-2020). Learn more
Not to be confused with the Wikimedia Hong Kong.
|Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong|
Location of Hong Kong within China
|Founding date||9 February 2017|
|Approval date||28 September 2018 |
|Official language(s)||Cantonese, English|
|Other language(s)||Chinese, Japanese|
Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong (WMHKG) is a Wikimedian user group covering the geographic region of Hong Kong. Affiliate status recognized by 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. We also consider membership from people who are having connections with Hong Kong.
- To raise awareness of the Wikimedia movement and free knowledge culture among Hong Kong citizens.
- To support Hong Kong Wikimedian communities in English, Chinese, Cantonese and other Wikimedia projects.
- To facilitate 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.
Meetups, tutorials and occasional exposure trips
- Hong Kong 113 (Saturday, 29 July 2017 @ Hung Hom)
- Hong Kong 117 (Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ Hung Hom)
- Hong Kong 119 (Sunday, 24 February 2019 @ Kowloon Bay)
- Hong Kong 120 (Saturday, 25 May 2019 @ Tsuen Wan)
Tutorials and Editathons
- Editing Tutorial with AAA and M+ (Saturday, 24 February 2018 @ Sheung Wan)
- Edit-a-thon on Women Artists and Practitioners in Asia (Friday, 30 March 2018 @ Wan Chai) - with AAA and M+
Wikipedia Asian Month
- 2017 - off-site edit-a-thon, postcard sending
- 2018 - off-site edit-a-thon, a subcontest on the New Territories, postcard sending
WikiEdu in Hong Kong
- Outreach Dashboard
- HKU - CAES9722 Academic English for Biomedical Sciences Students (2019 Spring Semester)
Conferences and Seminars
- StrategySalon@HongKong (Saturday, 20 July 2019 @ Yau Ma Tei)
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, 1233, WhisperToMe or Billytanghh for access) and at meet-ups.
The current group liasons are:
- Please note that we are not accepting Wikimedians who are under 18 unless the application is jointly reviewed by Group Liaisons and core members. This does not apply to Wikimedians who have joined the user group before 10:53, 18 April 2019 (UTC).
- Other users who want to join would also need to be reviewed by the Liaisons.
- User:Jarl Sverre
- User:Oshawott 12
Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong currently does not accept donations in monetary form (or stock, etc.). Please donate directly to the Wikimedia Foundation through this link.
For other kinds of support, such as provision of venues and beverages during meetups, sponsoring user group activities, etc., please contact User Group Liaisons directly. The list of current liaisons can be found above.
Policies, reports and resolutions
- 2018-10-04 - AffCom's resolution to recognise the Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong
- 2019-02-12 - 2017-2018 Annual Report (2017-02-09 - 2018-08-31)
- 2019-05-16 - User Group Resolution regarding the Fugitive Offenders Amendment Bill 2019 (Updated 2019-08-05)
- 2019-05-22 - Safe Space Policy
- unfinished - 2018-2019 Annual Report (2018-09-01 - 2019-08-31)