Wikimedia movement

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Organization chart of the Wikimedia movement

The Wikimedia movement is the totality of people, activities and values which revolve around Wikimedia sites and projects:

  • a collection of values shared by individuals (freedom of speech, knowledge for everyone, community sharing etc.);
  • a collection of activities (conferences, workshops, wikiacademies etc.);
  • a collection of organizations (Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedia chapters etc.), as well as some free electrons (individuals without chapters) and similar-minded organizations.

Shared values[edit]

  • a collection of values shared by individuals (freedom of speech, knowledge for everyone, community sharing etc.);

Shared projects[edit]

  • a collection of activities around Wikimedia projects:
    • Wikipedia, in more than 277 language versions,
    • other content related wikis, such as Wikisource or Wikibooks,
    • 'backstage' wikis or organisational wikis, such as this Meta-Wiki,
    • conferences, workshops, wikiacademies etc. (offline activities);

Wikimedia organizations[edit]

The Wikimedia Foundation[edit]

The owner of the trademark Wikimedia is the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF). Linked to the WMF are the Wikimedia Foundation's own organs and committees:

Wikimedia stakeholders[edit]

More generally speaking, Wikimedia stakeholders are also part of the Wikimedia movement (readers of Wikimedia content, donors, schools, GLAM, similar-minded institutions, and companies co-operating with the Wikimedia Foundation or other Wikimedia organizations).

See also[edit]

  • The post and the thread on foundation-l mailing list, started by Anthere, where the term and concept was launched.