Wikimedians of Nepal/Recent Activities

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Wikimedia Nepal Extended Meeting 19 May, 2013[edit]

Wikimedia Nepal extended meeting 2013
Participants of Wikimedia Nepal extended meeting 2013

The extended meeting of Wikimedia Nepal has discussed the following agenda.

  1. Finalization of the by-laws of Wikimedia Nepal
  2. Reformation of Wikimedia Nepal
  3. Planning of 11th Anniversary of Nepali Wikipedia
  4. Forthcoming programs of Wikimedia Nepal.

Tech Massup[edit]

Wikimedia Nepal participated in TECH MASHUP, a speed networking event held in Babarmahal Revisited. [1] Various communities have participated in the event held on 28th April, 2013.

  1. WikiMedia Nepal
  2. CloudFactory
  3. Biruwa Ventures
  4. FOSS Nepal Community
  5. Grepsr
  6. Robotics Association Nepal
  7. Startup Weekend
  8. NepalAdz
  9. DigiCard
  10. Esewa fonepay
  11. Mozilla Nepal
  12. Karkhana
  13. OSM/Open DRI Nepal
  14. GDG-Kathmandu

Information on various Wikimedia Projects including Wikipedias in Nepali, Newari, Bhojpuri, Pali and Sanskrit was shared during the massup. Ganesh Paudel, Saroj Dhakal, Srijana Timsina contributed their time in Wikimedia Nepal stall.

Women's Month March[edit]

International Women's Day 2013, Nepal Activities

Nepalese WikiWomen conducting Activities related to Women and Gender in the entire month March to mark the International Women's Day. Online/Offline edit-a-thon, Wiki-Wistar and meetups are conducted during the entire month. Wiki-Women conducted meetings with Karkhana and Tewa the women philanthropic organization to increase the women's participation in the wiki movement.

Open Data Day, Kathmandu Event[edit]

Wikimedia Nepal's stall
Wikimedia Nepal's stall

Wikimedia Nepal actively participated in the Open Data Day as a co-organizer of the Program held in Kathmandu.

  • 23 February, 2013 - Wikimedia Nepal is participating in Open Data Day a one day program

Program to be held in the Local Development Training Center, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

Program Highlight[edit]

1. Hem Pal Shrestha presented about Wiki Movement in Nepal in the Talk Program on open-knowledge and open source software

2. Wikimedia Nepal's Stall was a center of attraction among the stalls of Open knowledge/ open source.

3. Wiki editathon, hakathon and mapathon run whole day long. There was internet problem, therefore Discussion on wiki tags, localization and basic editing were conducted.

4. Multi-side intereaction among different open movements like Wikimedia Nepal, FOSS Nepal Society, Open DRI, Mozilla was conducted. Where the sustainability of the open movement was discussed.

Wiki Talk for Open Society in Acme College[edit]

Wikimedia Nepal presented about various wikimedia projects during the opening of ACME Open Source Society(AOSC)on 14th june 2013.[2]