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Wikimedians of Romania and Moldova User Group/2019

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This page contains the activities and events organized or attended by the User Group in 2019. It was a hard year for the group, with several members being prevented from participation at various times due to offline issues, but we have been able to mostly maintain our existing projects and organize a few editathons.


The list below only contains contest organized for the sake of competition.

  1. Online contest CEE Spring 2019 (March-May)
  2. Apollo 11 challenge (July) - ad-hoc contest at 50 years from the first Moon landing
  3. Photo contest Wiki Loves Monuments - Romania (September)
  4. Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 (November)


  1. Project 1Lib1Ref
  2. Editathon Let's close the wiki gap (28 March 2019, together with the Embassy of Sweden in Romania)
  3. Wikipedia and Open Education (15 November, Cluj)

Meetings and conferences[edit]

  1. CEllen participated in Wikimania 2019 in Stockholm - Wikimedia Ukraine partial scholarship
  2. CEllen and Strainu participated in the CEE Meeting 2019; Strainu had a lightning talk on gender gap and a roundtable discussing problems and solutions on maintaining long distance relationship between users.


  1. Articles about the islamic space - with the University of Bucharest
  2. 3rd Translation project at UAIC
  3. Presentation to a new generation of students in Cluj-Napoca


While we have not done any classic GLAM work, we have participated in the 1Lib1Ref campaigns with editathons in București, Chișinău, Pitești and Galați.