Wikimedia Community User Group Hong Kong
Our statement about the possibility of using the Emergency Regulations Ordinance to restrict internet access in Hong Kong and current effects on local meetups.
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.
- We have hosted (and supported) multiple events since our formation in February 2017. Since 1 January 2019, events which we are represented are categorized into the following categories
- Meetups ( Main: Meetup/Hong Kong)
- Tutorials, Workshops and Editathons
- Seminars and Forums
- Education Projects (WikiEDU in Hong Kong)
The board members for current reporting period (RP 2019/2020) are:
- Please note that we are not accepting Wikimedians who are under 18 unless the application is jointly reviewed by the Board and other 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 Board.
- User:Jarl Sverre
User:屈原蟲(Voluntarily resigned / 自行退出)
- User:Oshawott 12
- User:新世紀超級人類 (Pending)
- User:Sir Jorah Moment (Pending)
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 the Board directly. The list of board members can be found above.
Policies, reports, statements 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 - 2018-09-27)
- 2019-05-16 - User Group Resolution regarding the Fugitive Offenders Amendment Bill 2019 (Updated 2019-08-05)
- 2019-05-22 - Safe Space Policy
- 2019-08-26 - Board Election 2019
- 2019-09-28 - 2018-2019 Annual Report
- 2019-10-08 - Statement regarding the usage of Emergency Regulations Ordinance