Wikimedians of Slovakia

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Wikimedians of Slovakia

Location Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia
Country code SK
Approval date 25 June 2018
Official language(s) Slovak

Wikimedians of Slovakia User Group, in Slovak Wikimedia Slovenská republika, abbreviation WUG WMSK (between 2011 and May 2018 known as Wikimedia Slovakia) is a Wikimedia User Group with mission to support the Wikimedia movement in Slovakia as described in the bylaw. The intention of active members of WUG WMSK is to develop the organisation to Wikimedia Chapter.

We have organised number of competitions, presentations, speeches (not only in Slovakia), trainings, meetings (including Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2013), some small projects and participated on various Wikimedia conferences. We are collaborating with another Wikimedia organisations and education / open movement organisations, both NGOs and national.

Intentions for Wikimedia SK goes back to 2006 but first strong call for founding appeared in beginning of 2011. After nearly 1 year of meetings, brainstormings and consultations with abroad Wikimedians we created core team of founders which formed a temporal board. Wikimedia SK was incorporated in December 2011 and our first general assembly took place in March 2012. On 25 June 2018, Affiliation Committee recognized us as Wikimedia User Group.

For overview of founding process and work see: history


At the last general assembly in 2018 the board was confirmed and started a new 3-year period.


At the general assembly on 16th January 2016 the new audit committee was elected for new 3-year period.

Audit Committee
  • Chair: Michal Páleník
  • Peter Baláž
  • Patrik Kunec (Armin)


Plans of Wikimedia Slovakia[edit]

Cooperation with Slovak school system[edit]

  • informing libraries, schools, etc. about wiki-world

Photo projects for mapping Slovakia[edit]

Open ideas[edit]

  • competition to improve level of 1,000 vital Wikipedia articles
  • collaboration with municipalities about photos
  • literature projects for Slovak Wikipedians
  • GLAM collaboration
  • visit with Slovak and international open-source projects
  • cooperation with interested groups
  • projects for seniors
  • project of mentoring new editors
  • and other


Rapports and agendas[edit]




It you support the goals and work of Wikimedia Slovakia User Group, we encourage you to apply for a membership

Members and supporters of Wikimedia Slovakia
  1. KuboF 21:28, 13 Mar. 2012‎
  2. Rudko 12:42, 19 Mar. 2012‎
  3. Jetam2 13:08, 1 Aug. 2013‎
  4. Peko 09:01, 10 Feb. 2014‎
  5. add yourself!