Wikimedians of Latvia User Group/2019
This is a report for activities performed by Wikimedians of Latvia User Group in 2019.
- During the year 6 meetings involving local and visiting wikimedians (at most 11 participants) were arranged (as of November 28th).
- Advocacy for European Parliament copyright directive vote
- Mārtiņš Bruņenieks was invited for panel discussion at Digital approaches in cultural heritage
- Participation in Affiliate-selected Board seats selection
- Article contests
- Wikipedia cleanup contest
- CEE Spring 2019 article contest. Mārtiņš Bruņenieks was involved in organizing the contest also on international level.
- Wikipedia Asian Month
- Photo contests
- Wiki Loves Earth: 9th place photo in global contest (first time among finalists)
Participation in regional and global Wikimedia events
- March 29-31, 2019: Wikimedia Summit 2019, Berlin, Germany – (1 participant: Mārtiņš Bruņenieks)
- August 14-18, 2019: Wikimania 2019, Stockholm, Sweden – (1 participant: Edgars2007)
- October 4-6, 2018: Wikimedia Northern Europe Meeting 2019, Tartu, Estonia – (3 participants: AgrisR, Edgars2007, silraks)
- October 11-13, 2019: Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2019, Belgrade, Serbia – (2 participants: Mārtiņš Bruņenieks, Biafra), submitted sessions:
- October 25–26, 2019 Wikidata:WikidataCon 2019 – (1 participant: Mārtiņš Bruņenieks)
Existing practices to document our events have been further improved.
Social networks have been useful tools for spreading information about groups activities and receiving some feedback. These social media accounts are promoted during our events.