Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-19 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congrats to everyone associated with Basque Usergroup.

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
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> On 19-Sep-2019, at 1:49 PM, GERBET Remy via Wikimedia-l 
>  wrote:
> 
> Congratulations to all members of the Basque User group :). Glad to
> hear. 
> 
> Best, 
> 
> Gerbet Rémy
> 
> Délégué opérationnel 
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> Le 2019-09-19 09:06, Gabriel Thullen a écrit :
> 
>> 
> Great news Galder!
>> Your fantastic education program should inspire
> other laguage communities
>> here in Europe. It is a really great way to
> help the encyclopedia grow.
>> Keep up the good work!
>> 
>> Gabe
>> 
>> On
> Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 10:47 PM Dennis Tobar 
>> 
> wrote:
>> 
>>> Enhorabuena Galder. Muy buenas noticias para el desarrollo
> del idioma vasco
>>> :)
>>> 
>>> El mié., 18 de septiembre de 2019 11:17,
> Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <
>>> galder...@hotmail.com> escribió:
>>> 
>>>> 
> Dear wikimedians,
>>>> Three years have gone since we started with the
> Basque Wikimedians User
>>>> Group Education Program, funded by the
> Basque Government. After two years
>>>> and a half of great enhancing of
> Basque Wikipedia (more than 2.500
>>> students
>>>> adding more than 1.5
> million words on fundamental topics) the Basque
>>>> Government has
> announce us today the extension of the funding for four
>>> more
>>>> 
> years.
>>>> 
>>>> In this four years we will try to strengthen our Educaton
> Program but
>>> also
>>>> open to new areas in order to make our knowledge
> equity vision possible.
>>> By
>>>> 2024 we will have taken sure steps
> towards creating a free knowledge
>>>> ecosystem centered at
> Wikimedia.
>>>> 
>>>> Sincerely,
>>>> 
>>>> Galder
>>>> 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Café online meeting for September 2019

2019-09-11 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Thanks Pine for the update, looking to be a part of the meeting.

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> On 12-Sep-2019, at 2:13 AM, Pine W  wrote:
> 
> Hello colleagues,
> 
> Bluerasberry and I are resuming the Wikimedia Café online video meetings
> . The agenda for this
> month's meeting currently includes:
> 
>   - Fundraising from non-WMF sources for Wikimedia projects and affiliate
>   organizations
> 
> 
>   - Perhaps consider the recently published Strategy/Wikimedia
>   movement/2018-20
>   
>   recommendations:
> 
> 
>   - Revenue streams working group recommendations
>   
> 
>   - Partnerships working group recommendations
>   
> 
>   - Resource allocation working group recommendations
>   
> 
> 
> 
>   - Defining "safety" for Wikimedia projects, degrees of safety, what
>   types of safety are desirable, what types of safety are realistic, and
>   weighing hospitality and civility with freedom of expression.
>  - Wikimedia LGBT+ 
>  is organizing a May 2020 LGBT+ conference
>  
> 
>  with safety as a major theme
>  - There is no Wikimedia community code of conduct
>  
>  - A prominent suicide prevention organization, Samaritans
>  , has lightly
>  and informally reached out to consider partnership with the Wikimedia
>  community to discuss a collaboration in online crisis response.
> 
> Please see the page on Meta
>  for more information.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Pine
> ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] "Not in the other language, Wiktionary edition"

2019-08-23 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Thanks Amir for your great contribution once again.

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> On 23-Aug-2019, at 9:11 PM, Shani Evenstein  wrote:
> 
> Amir, you rock! Thanks so much.
> 
> This came up as somehing that could be helpful during the Wiktionary &
> Wikisource panel at the Education space. Some panelists mentioned tgey are
> wasting a lot time curating lists, so thought it coukd be helpful.
> 
> Forwarding to Wikimedia-l as many Wikrionary and Wikisource people ate
> there.
> 
> Cheers,
> Shani
> 
>> On Fri, 23 Aug 2019, 16:27 Amir Sarabadani > 
>> Hey,
>> During Wikimania, Shani told me the famous "Not in the other language"
>> tool [1] doesn't work for Wiktionary (because the tool is based on Wikidata
>> but Wiktionary uses something called Cognate). On my way to the airport, I
>> wrote a hacky small thing to make things easier for Wiktionary users that
>> you can find in [2]. Here's an example, list of French nouns that exist in
>> German Wiktionary but not in English [3]. The code can be found in [4] and
>> needs lots of love if anyone is interested.
>> 
>> HTH
>> 
>> [1]: https://tools.wmflabs.org/not-in-the-other-language/
>> [2]: https://tools.wmflabs.org/dexbot/tools/nitolw
>> [3]:
>> https://tools.wmflabs.org/dexbot/tools/nitolw/index.php?fromLang=de=en=Substantiv+%28Franz%C3%B6sisch%29=50
>> [4]:https://github.com/Ladsgroup/NITOLW
>> 
>> Best
>> --
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>> 
>> 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Ryan Merkley to the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-08-13 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congrats Ryan & all my best wishes, thanks Katherine for the update.

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> On 13-Aug-2019, at 10:15 PM, Katherine Maher  wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I’m excited to let you all know that Ryan Merkley, formerly CEO of Creative 
> Commons, is joining the Wikimedia Foundation as my new chief of staff. 
> 
> Many of you have met Ryan before -- at CC Summit, Wikimania, Wikimedia 
> Summit, or MozFest. He’s a leader in open source, open knowledge, and 
> free-culture communities, and for the past five years, he’s been the CEO of 
> Creative Commons, initiating programs like CC search to index all 1.6 billion 
> licensed works online. He’s passionate about the power of the commons, and 
> the role that everyone can play in making it sustainable and open to all. I 
> couldn’t be happier he’s now bringing this passion and experience to our 
> movement.
> 
> In Ryan’s own words, “My heart has always been in open communities, and  the 
> power of collective acts --  that is, the things that people can only do when 
> they work together, like building a commons of free knowledge for every 
> person.”
>  
> For now, Ryan’s two top priorities will be bolstering the work of the 
> movement strategy team and supporting the Board. He’ll support the strategy 
> core team to move the Working Group recommendations into implementation 
> within the community and Foundation over the course of the coming year. He’ll 
> also serve as Board liaison to the Board of Trustees, strengthening the 
> connections, communications, and coordination between Trustees and the 
> Foundation. Internally, he’ll support the office of the Executive Director, 
> acting in my stead on various projects.
> 
> I’m excited by this new role for an old friend of the open community. Ryan 
> knows our movement well. He has spent many hours with many Wikimedians, and 
> understands the centrality of the community to the Wikimedia mission and 
> identity. His background as a partner to Wikimedia, and a leader in the 
> broader open movement will be invaluable to our work, and confirmation of the 
> importance of community experience in Foundation leadership.
> 
> Ryan doesn’t start in his new role until Monday, September 16th. However, he 
> will be at Wikimania, so for those of you attending, please say hi, and join 
> me in welcoming him to Wikimedia! 
> 
> Katherine
> 
> P.S. This announcement can also be found on our news page: 
> https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/2019/08/13/wikimedia-foundation-welcomes-ryan-merkley-as-chief-of-staff-to-the-office-of-the-executive-director
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Medicine: Changes in Board Compositions

2019-08-12 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congrats Shani & Doug Taylor and all my best wishes for your upcoming future 
endeavour.

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
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> On 13-Aug-2019, at 4:43 AM, Shani Evenstein  wrote:
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> If you've seen my post yesterday then you might have expected this this
> announcement as well; if you haven't -- as some of you may know, I will
> soon be joining the Board of Trustees (August 15), and am therefore
> required to resign my formal role as Chair of Wikimedia Medicine (a.k.a.
> WikiProject Medicine Foundation). This means a new vacancy in the board has
> to be filled and a new Chair must be appointed.
> 
> I'm happy to report that in an online board meeting earlier this month the
> board chose *Doug Taylor* to serve as the new Chair for our newly approved
> Thematic Organization. Doug has been part of WikiProject Medicine for years
> now and has diligently served as the group's formal secretary. Doug not
> only has the institutional memory of the organization, but has actively
> taken part in a variety related activities in the UK and in collaboration
> with other countries. Doug also brings management skills to the board,
> experience from the board of Wikimedia UK, as well as a deep understanding
> of the movement as a whole, which I have no doubt will allow the
> organization to grow and expand its activities around the world.
> 
> As Doug transitions into his new position as Chair, *Dr. Stuart Ray* will
> be supporting him as Vice Chair and continue to serve as co-treasurer, and
> *Mossab* will continue to serve as Membership Admin. A new secretary will
> be appointed soon, hopefully during the board's in-person meeting at
> Wikimania. The board will also soon co-opt a new board member to fill out
> the vacant spot, till the next election in 2022.
> 
> I'll remain involved in the organization as an 'adviser to the board' and
> look forward to seeing this Thematic Organization grow, as well as to
> continue contributing to medical-related topics as a volunteer and lecturer
> at the Tel Aviv University.
> 
> Best,
> Shani Evenstein.
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Eduwiki] The Wikipedia & Education User Group: Changes in Board Composition

2019-08-11 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congrats João & LiAnna, thanks Shani for the updates and wishing Shani and 
Ananth all my best wishes for your upcoming future endeavour.

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> On 12-Aug-2019, at 5:46 AM, Shani Evenstein  wrote:
> 
> João Alexandre Peschanski from Brazil, who has served as an adviser to the 
> board since the UG's approval, throughout the board election process and ever 
> since; and LiAnna Davis, Chief
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Passing of User:Aboluay

2019-08-06 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Very sad, my deepest condolences for his family. RIP.

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> On 06-Aug-2019, at 7:00 PM, Piyush Maurya  wrote:
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> Rest in peace.
> 
> Piyush Maurya (U:हिंदुस्थान वासी)
> 
>> On Mon, 5 Aug 2019, 7:46 pm Derick Alangi,  wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> May he rest in Peace!
>> 
>> *--*
>> *Derick*
>> 
>> 
>>> On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 3:10 PM Shlomi Fish  wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Sun, 4 Aug 2019 12:20:41 -0700
>>> Pine W  wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Dear colleagues,
>>>> 
>>>> The community has learned of the passing of User:Aboluay (on Arabic
>>>> Wikipedia at
>>>> 
>>> 
>> https://ar.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D9%85%D8%B3%D8%AA%D8%AE%D8%AF%D9%85:Aboluay
>>> ,
>>>> and on English Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Aboluay
>> ).
>>> He
>>>> contributed over 21,000 edits to Arabic Wikipedia, and also
>> participated
>>> in
>>>> other projects including Wikidata, English Wikipedia, and Commons. An
>>>> announcement of his passing was made on Facebook at
>>>> 
>>> 
>> https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157063852790590=501825589
>>>> .
>>>> 
>>>> May he rest in peace.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Sorry to hear that.
>>> 
>>>> Pine
>>>> ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing our newest chapter, Wikimedia Colombia

2019-08-01 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great news and many many congratulations to all the members involved and
make this happen.
Thanks Kirill for the update.

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
(U: Marajozkee)

On Wed, 31 Jul 2019 at 21:32, Kirill Lokshin 
wrote:

> Hi everyone!
>
> I'm very happy to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
> has approved the recognition of Wikimedia Colombia [1] as a Wikimedia
> chapter.
>
> Over the past five years, Wikimedia Colombia has successfully planned and
> executed a significant portfolio of innovative and effective programs,
> attracting new contributors, forming partnerships with local institutions,
> promoting the Wikimedia movement throughout the Republic of Colombia, and
> demonstrating a substantial record of programmatic impact.
>
> It is our hope that recognition as a Wikimedia chapter will empower the
> Wikimedia Colombia community to continue fostering the Wikimedia movement
> in Colombia and enable them to more effectively engage with government
> entities and other partners.  We additionally hope that Wikimedia Colombia
> will prove to be a source of inspiration and support for emerging Wikimedia
> communities in the surrounding geographic areas, furthering affiliate
> development across northern South America and Central America.
>
> I want to thank everyone who has been involved with setting up the new
> chapter, and recognize their commitment and patience over the past two
> years as we've worked through the chapter recognition process.  Please join
> me in congratulating the entire Wikimedia Colombia team for their
> accomplishment!
>
> Regards,
> Kirill Lokshin
> Chair, Affiliations Committee
>
> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Colombia
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing our newest thematic organisation, Wikimedia Medicine

2019-07-31 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great news and many many congratulations to Wikimedia Medicine and all the 
people involved in making this happen.
Thanks Kirill for the update.

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> On 31-Jul-2019, at 9:16 PM, camelia boban  wrote:
> 
> Many congratulations to Wikimedia Medicine, so happy for this
> recognition.
> 
> Camelia, WikiDonne User Group
> 
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> 
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> 
> 
> Il giorno mer 31 lug 2019 alle ore 17:25 Kirill Lokshin <
> kirill.loks...@gmail.com> ha scritto:
> 
>> Hi everyone!
>> 
>> I'm very happy to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
>> has approved the recognition of Wikimedia Medicine [1] as a Wikimedia
>> thematic organisation.
>> 
>> Over the past several years, Wikimedia Medicine has successfully planned
>> and executed a significant program portfolio, attracting new contributors
>> and forming partnerships with both movement affiliates and external
>> institutional partners around the world.  Wikimedia Medicine is an
>> ambitious, innovative, and highly effective organization that has
>> demonstrated a substantial record of independent programmatic impact and
>> continues to foster innovation and collaboration with numerous other
>> entities across the Wikimedia movement.
>> 
>> Wikimedia Medicine's efforts to deliver critical medical information to
>> underserved and underrepresented communities reflect the principles of
>> infrastructure and inclusiveness espoused in the Wikimedia movement
>> strategic direction, and represent a key potential area of growth for
>> emerging movement communities.  The recognition of Wikimedia Medicine as a
>> Wikimedia thematic organisation reinforces the our movement’s shared
>> commitment to this direction, and will support Wikimedia Medicine's future
>> partnerships with high-profile government institutions and NGOs.
>> 
>> Wikimedia Medicine is our first truly global thematic organisation, and we
>> hope that this recognition will be the first of many as our community of
>> globally-focused Wikimedia user groups continues to evolve.
>> 
>> I want to thank everyone who has been involved with setting up the new
>> thematic organisation, and recognize their commitment and patience over the
>> past year as we've worked through the thematic organisation recognition
>> process.  Please join me in congratulating the entire Wikimedia Medicine
>> team for their accomplishment!
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Kirill Lokshin
>> Chair, Affiliations Committee
>> 
>> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Project_Med
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of the Caribbean User Group

2019-07-31 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great news and many many congratulations to all the members involved in making 
this happen.
Thanks Kirill for the update.

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> On 31-Jul-2019, at 9:15 PM, Kirill Lokshin  wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone!
> 
> I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized
> [1] the Wikimedians of the Caribbean User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User
> Group. The group aims to support Wikimedia projects and activities among
> the peoples of the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora.
> 
> Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!
> 
> Regards,
> Kirill Lokshin
> Chair, Affiliations Committee
> 
> [1]
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee/Resolutions/Recognition_of_Wikimedians_of_the_Caribbean_User_Group
> [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Wikimedians_User_Group
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedians of Goa User Group

2019-07-31 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great news and many many congratulations to all the members involved in making 
this happen.
Thanks Kirill for the update.

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> On 31-Jul-2019, at 9:11 PM, Kirill Lokshin  wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone!
> 
> I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized
> [1] the Wikipedians of Goa User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The
> group aims to build content related to Goa in all possible languages, to
> conduct Wikipedia-related training in Goa, and to help build and sustain
> the Konkani Wikipedia.
> 
> Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!
> 
> Regards,
> Kirill Lokshin
> Chair, Affiliations Committee
> 
> [1]
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee/Resolutions/Recognition_of_Wikipedians_of_Goa_User_Group
> 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Belated update from Wikimedia Portugal

2019-07-31 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great news and many many congratulations to all the winners.
Thanks Gonçalo for the update.

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> On 31-Jul-2019, at 6:09 PM, camelia boban  wrote:
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> Great and congratulations to Wiki Loves Earth PT & ES 2019 winners.
> Thank you Gonçalo for this update.

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Math

2019-07-18 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great news and thanks for sharing, all my best wishes to both the usergroups.

Best Regards,
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> On 18-Jul-2019, at 2:30 PM, Shlomi Fish  wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:56:11 -0400
> Kirill Lokshin  wrote:
> 
>> Hi everyone!
>> 
>> I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized
>> [1] Wikimedia Community User Group Math [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The
>> group aims to coordinate global activities to improve the display and
>> retrieval of mathematical expressions, with the long-term objective of
>> making mathematical knowledge better accessible to every human being.
>> 
>> Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!
>> 
> 
> Congratulations.
> 
>> Regards,
>> Kirill Lokshin
>> Chair, Affiliations Committee
>> 
>> [1]
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee/Resolutions/Recognition_of_Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Math
>> [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Math
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia NGO Assembly

2019-07-04 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congratulations to all the elected members and looking forward to witness 
wonderful work of the organisation.

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> On 03-Jul-2019, at 6:59 PM, Wikimedia Armenia Board 
>  wrote:
> 
> I am writing to inform you that Wikimedia Armenia Scientific-Educational
> Non-Governmental Organization’s regular Assembly took place on the 24th of
> June during which the members of the organization elected the vital bodies
> of the organization, that is the Board, the Supervisory Committee and the
> President of the organization in a close, secret ballot.
> The General Assembly was organized according to the legislation of the
> Republic of Armenia and in the atmosphere of healthy and constructive
> debate. The Assembly elected Marsela Khurshudyan, Tigran Azizbekyanand
> Vahagn Piliposyan as Board members, David Poghosyan, Narek Avetisyan and
> Vardan Mnatsakanyan as Supervisory Committee members, and Susanna Mkrtchyan
> as the President of the organization.
> During the first session, Vahagn Piliposyan was elected as the chair of the
> Board and Tigran Azizbekyan was elected as the secretary of the Board.
> All the results of the Assembly were notified to the members of the
> organization, the staff, and other stakeholders.
> I am happy to inform you that the new Board has adopted a new working style
> of transparency and publicity․
> All the protocols
> <https://am.wikimedia.org/wiki/%D4%BD%D5%B8%D6%80%D5%B0%D5%B8%D6%82%D6%80%D5%A4/%D4%B1%D6%80%D5%B1%D5%A1%D5%B6%D5%A1%D5%A3%D6%80%D5%B8%D6%82%D5%A9%D5%B5%D5%B8%D6%82%D5%B6%D5%B6%D5%A5%D6%80>
> of the Board and all the information
> <https://am.wikimedia.org/wiki/%D4%BD%D5%B8%D6%80%D5%B0%D5%B8%D6%82%D6%80%D5%A4/%D5%80%D5%A1%D5%B6%D5%A4%D5%AB%D5%BA%D5%B8%D6%82%D5%B4%D5%B6%D5%A5%D6%80/%D5%80%D5%B8%D6%82%D5%AC%D5%AB%D5%BD>
> about work meetings will be available on the website (soon in English too).
> 
> P.S. I am attaching two documents concerning this matter; one of them is
> the original Armenian version of the protocol and the other one is the
> short English version of it.
> 
> Wikimedia Armenia NGO’s Chair of the Board
> Vahagn Piliposyan
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Results of the Affiliate Selected Board Seats voting

2019-06-12 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great new!! Congratulations to Nataliia, Shani and the current board members  
who took the initiative and launched this
process of election. Last but not the least, I like to thank election 
facilitators as well.

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
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> On 13-Jun-2019, at 5:13 AM, João Alexandre Peschanski  
> wrote:
> 
> The ASBS voting was an exciting process, as it was a first and important
> step to deepen and broaden participatory decision making in our movement. I
> thank the current board members who have been bold and launched this
> process. I also thank the election facilitators who have worked restlessly
> to make this happen. Thanks to candidates who have contributed to a
> productive, engaging exchange of ideas with community members.
> 
> The election of Nataliia and Shani is of course wonderful. Congratulations!
> From what I can tell, the Brazilian community --which has gone through such
> a hard period in recent times-- is wholeheartedly celebrating for you!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> João
> User:Joalpe
> 
> 
> Em qua, 12 de jun de 2019 às 19:56, Ad Huikeshoven 
> escreveu:
> 
>> *Dear Wikimedians, We are writing to let you know the result of the
>> election for the 2 Affiliate Selected Board Seats on the Wikimedia
>> Foundation board. The successful candidates were Nataliia Tymkiv and Shani
>> Evenstein Sigalov. A total of 122 affiliates voted, 85% of the 143 eligible
>> to vote, which is a record. As you know the election was conducted under a
>> variation of the Single Transferable Vote, which meant that prorated votes
>> were redistributed between candidates to come up with the final result. In
>> the 10th step of counting the final place, after Nataliia Tymkiv was
>> elected, was between Shani Evenstein Sigalov (40.519678) and Richard Knipel
>> (40.480322).  We have put the full count narrative on meta so that others
>> can verify it if they wish.[1] It is the closest ASBS result for some time,
>> and all candidates brought very valuable perspectives to the work of the
>> WMF.  In the 9th step of counting Reda Kerbouche lost by a very small
>> margin. Adding a ballot with rank #1 for Richard or Reda would result in
>> them being elected instead of Shani. The same goes for removing a ballot.
>> Changing the ranking on one of the ballots in a specific can way can result
>> in a different outcome for the second seat. This is an election in which
>> every vote counts.  As in any election, there is a chance that some voters
>> misinterpreted the instructions and voted wrongly. We don't see a
>> justification for an action as extraordinary and controversial as opening
>> votes for review after the vote period is over. The instructions were
>> visible and clear: "Rank any candidate from 1 (your preferred candidate) to
>> 11 (your least preferred candidate)." After voting, voters received a
>> confirmation email stating the name of each candidate they voted with the
>> number of their rank: Rank 1, Rank 2, ... The agency of voters should be
>> respected. As part of the retrospective we may identify areas of
>> improvements on our side, but still the process was quite simple and
>> documented. Some voters realized they made a mistake and requested a new
>> ballot. New ballots were issued in those cases. This choice was done
>> because of the specific situation of this election, since the process was
>> complex for new affiliates and participation, diversity and inclusion were
>> a clear goal.[2] We have published on meta information about who got a new
>> ballot within the voting deadline.[3] The Election Facilitators have been
>> available nearly 24 hours a day monitoring the various communication
>> channels to answer any questions affiliates might have. We did our best at
>> answering all of them. After our own scrutiny of the data, and based on our
>> experience in community processes, we strongly advise the community to
>> respect the integrity of the process, and advise against allowing any
>> modifications of votes at this point. If the votes had been reopened for
>> modification with or without publishing vote results, that would have
>> caused significant confusion and criticism that could have jeopardized the
>> entire election.  We will publish a debrief with recommendations for a next
>> ASBS process on meta.[4] We invite all representatives of affiliates to a
>> feedback session at Wikimania.[5] We would like to congratulate Nataliia
>> Tymkiv and Shani Evenstein Sigalov and thank everyone who stood.  Regards,
>> Ad Huikeshoven, Lane Rasberry, Jeffrey Keefer, Neal McBurnett, Abhinav
>> Sri

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Grupo de Usuários Wiki Movimento Brasil

2019-05-30 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congratulations to the entire team of the Grupo de Usuários Wiki Movimento 
Brasil!!

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
(Marajozkee).
Wikimedia India.

> On 30-May-2019, at 5:40 PM, Shani Evenstein  wrote:
> 
> What excellent news!
> This group has been doing amazing and innovative work, so it's a joy to see
> this community finally re-recognized as an affiliate.
> As it should be. :)
> 
> Best of luck to all of you with your future projects. I'll keep following
> your work with excitement.
> 
> Shani.
> 
> ---
> *Shani Evenstein Sigalov*
> * Lecturer, Tel Aviv University.
> * EdTech Innovation Strategist, NY/American Medical Program, Sackler School
> of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
> * PhD Candidate, School of Education, Tel Aviv University.
> * OER & Emerging Technologies Coordinator, UNESCO Chair
> <https://education.tau.ac.il/node/3495> on Technology, Internationalization
> and Education, School of Education, Tel Aviv University
> <https://education.tau.ac.il/node/3495>.
> * Chairperson, WikiProject Medicine Foundation
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Project_Med>.
> * Chairperson, Wikipedia & Education User Group
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_%26_Education_User_Group>.
> * Chairperson, The Hebrew Literature Digitization Society
> <http://www.israelgives.org/amuta/580428621>.
> * Chief Editor, Project Ben-Yehuda <http://bybe.benyehuda.org>.
> +972-525640648
> 
> 
> On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 2:33 PM Kirill Lokshin 
> wrote:
> 
>> Hi everyone!
>> 
>> I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized
>> [1] the Grupo de Usuários Wiki Movimento Brasil [2] as a Wikimedia User
>> Group. The group aims to bring together the active members of the Wikimedia
>> movement in Brazil, supporting the organization of the Brazilian Wikimedia
>> community as well as the promotion of and participation on the Wikimedia
>> projects.
>> 
>> Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Kirill Lokshin
>> Chair, Affiliations Committee
>> 
>> [1]
>> 
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee/Resolutions/Recognition_of_Grupo_de_Usuários_Wiki_Movimento_Brasil
>> [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Brasil
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Board WMNL

2019-05-10 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congrats to all board members.

Thanks,
Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
(Marajozkee).
Sent from my iPhone

> On 10-May-2019, at 3:31 PM, Shani Evenstein  wrote:
> 
> Congrats!
> Very happy to see Lizzy joining the board.
> 
> Shani.
> 
> 
>> On Fri, 10 May 2019, 10:49 Frans Grijzenhout > 
>> yep, we are a little eco-friendly as well, frans
>> 
>> *Frans Grijzenhout*, voorzitter / chair
>> +31 6 5333 9499
>> --
>> *Vereniging Wikimedia Nederland*
>> Mariaplaats 3  -  3511 LH Utrecht
>> Kamer van Koophandel 17189036
>> http://www.wikimedia.nl/
>> 
>> 
>> Op vr 10 mei 2019 om 11:47 schreef Chris Keating <
>> chriskeatingw...@gmail.com
>>> :
>> 
>>>> 
>>>> (new) Jan Bart de Vreede, community health
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> I'm not sure "new" is quite the right word, possibly "recycled" ;)
>>> 
>>> Chris
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Billboards Initiative | WACN

2019-04-03 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Great initiative and all my best wishes.

Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
Wikimedia India.
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> On 01-Apr-2019, at 8:12 PM, Rupika Sharma  wrote:
> 
> Fantastic! Looking forward to it!
> 
> Best Regards,
> Rupika Sharma
> Wikilover90
> 
>> On Mon, 1 Apr, 2019, 8:10 PM Tulsi Bhagat > 
>> *Hello everyone,*
>> 
>> *Greetings from Nepal.*
>> 
>> I've recent updates about WACN.[1] I want to share with you all.
>> 
>> *The Billboards Initiative*[2] is officially started now. The project date
>> is April 01 to June 01, 2019. A rough timeline of “The Billboards
>> Initiative” can be found on the project page. Let me tell you about the
>> project;
>> 
>> WACN Part - 1: The Billboards Initiative will be engaging new readers to
>> Maithili & Nepali Wikipedia through both offline and online platforms.
>> Offline platform includes display of billboards around two different cities
>> whereas online platform cover sharing the project via social media sites to
>> raise Wikipedia awareness among Maithili and Nepali Communities. This
>> project is focusing to promote two different languages of Wikipedia
>> simultaneously in two different cities of Nepal.
>> 
>> We will select the main places of two different cities, i.e. Janakpur and
>> Biratnagar and install billboards (static/digital) there to raise Wikipedia
>> awareness among the Maithili & Nepali Communities. In the meantime, we will
>> also be sharing and spreading the project via social media sites such as
>> Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
>> 
>> 
>> For more information, please follow the below links. Thank you for reading.
>> Having a good weekend. :-)
>> 
>> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WACN
>> 
>> [2]
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WACN/Activities/The_Billboards_Initiative
>> 
>> Kind regards,
>> 
>> Tulsi
>> 
>> [image: File:Wikimedia-logo.png]
>> 
>> Tulsi Bhagat (Open-source enthusiast)
>> 
>> Coordinator, WACN
>> 
>> User:Tulsi Bhagat <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Tulsi_Bhagat>
>> 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Marathi Wikimedians User Group

2019-03-28 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congratulations to all the Marathi Wikimedians!! 
Regards,
Rajeeb (Marajozkee)
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> On 28-Mar-2019, at 8:48 PM, Kirill Lokshin  wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone!
> 
> I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized
> [1] the Marathi Wikimedians User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The
> group aims to increase awareness about Marathi Wikipedia and other
> Wikipedia projects, and to develop programs which will improve editors'
> work on the project and work towards addressing the gender gap on Marathi
> Wikipedia.
> 
> Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!
> 
> Regards,
> Kirill Lokshin
> Chair, Affiliations Committee
> 
> [1]
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee/Resolutions/Recognition_of_Marathi_Wikimedians_User_Group
> [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Marathi_Wikimedians
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+ in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year

2019-03-28 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congratulations John and Wikimedia Sverige team!! Looking forward to contribute 
to these amazing projects.

Cheers, 
Rajeeb(Marajozkee)
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> On 28-Mar-2019, at 8:28 PM, Lane Rasberry  wrote:
> 
> Congratulations. I am excited especially for the "Bibliographical data on
> Wikidata" part, where my university and many other universities around the
> world will join you in collaboration. I expect that what Wikimedia
> Sverige does in this space will set global precedent for how everyone in
> research publishes and shares research. This is very good news and I will
> look for an opportunity to collaborate in research and Wikidata content
> curation.
> 
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 10:12 AM Stacy Allison-Cassin 
> wrote:
> 
>> To echo everyone else, congratulations! These projects sound amazing and
>> I'm really looking forward to the results.
>> Stacy
>> 
>> Stacy Allison-Cassin, MMus, MISt, PhD Cand.
>> 
>> Associate Librarian
>> 
>> York University Libraries
>> 
>> 
>> *York University acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of
>> many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by
>> the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Huron-Wendat,
>> and the Métis. It is now home to many Indigenous peoples. We acknowledge
>> the current treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
>> This territory is subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant,
>> an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region.*
>> --
>> *From:* Wikidata  on behalf of John
>> Andersson 
>> *Sent:* Thursday, March 28, 2019 6:31 AM
>> *To:* wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org; g...@lists.wikimedia.org;
>> cultural-partn...@wikimedia.ch; wikid...@lists.wikimedia.org
>> *Subject:* [Wikidata] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+
>> in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year
>> 
>> 
>> Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of three new grants
>> totaling around USD 500,000. We hope to work with many of you as part of
>> these projects. If you are interested in getting involved or receiving
>> updates please let me know.
>> 
>> Furthermore, the chapter also has a new heavily subsidized agreement for
>> our office space.
>> 
>> Project 1: Wikispeech – The Speech Data Collector
>> 
>> The first project is a continuation of the Wikispeech[1] project, a
>> text-to-speech (TTS) system that converts written text into speech. From
>> September 2019 to April 2021 we aim to finalize building the MediaWiki
>> extension and to build tools to collect speech data to add pronunciations
>> to Wikipedia, Wiktionary and Wikidata and to add more languages to the
>> text-to-speech solution. The tools should also be possible to use for oral
>> citations.
>> 
>> The work happens in partnership with the Royal Technical Institute, STTS
>> (a language processing company), Mozilla Foundation, Wikimedia Deutschland
>> and the Swedish Dyslexia Association.
>> 
>> As always, you can find the full application on our wiki (in Swedish):
>> https://se.wikimedia.org/wiki/Projekt:Wikispeech_–_Talresursinsamlaren_2019/Ansökan
>> 
>> Project 2: Wikipedia in Libraries
>> 
>> From 2019 to 2020 Wikimedia Sverige, together with the National Library of
>> Sweden, will develop an online training module for Swedish librarians
>> focused around free knowledge and the Wikimedia platforms. This will be a
>> mandatory training for all of Sweden's 5,000 public librarians. Our hope is
>> to give all of them a basic understanding of the Wikimedia projects, as
>> well as to complement the online training with advanced courses for the
>> most dedicated. The advanced courses will give them the tools to ongoingly
>> organize activities and events independently at their libraries across the
>> country.
>> 
>> Furthermore, the librarians will be engaged in the #1Lib1Ref and
>> FindingGLAMs campaigns.
>> 
>> There is a great potential to receive continuous funding over the coming 3
>> years if successful.
>> 
>> As always, you can find the full application on our wiki (in Swedish):
>> https://se.wikimedia.org/wiki/Projekt:Wikipedia_i_biblioteken_2019/Ansökan
>> 
>> Project 3: Bibliographical data on Wikidata
>> 
>> We continue our work to include bibliographical data on Wikidata. The
>> project details are still being negotiated with the funder. The project
>> will start in mid-2019 and last until 2020.
>> 
>> Cost reduction
>> 
>> Starting from March 2019 we have a new agreement in place for a heavily
>> subsidized coworking space office from the Swedish Internet Foundation.
>> Through the agreement we will save us around USD 30,000 per year compared
>> to when we had an office of our own.
>> 
>> We have received this generous subsidy because Wikipedia is considered so
>> important for the infrastructure of the Internet. We are very happy that
>> the agreement does not have an end date and that we have the 

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Helene Hahn and Mirjam Stegherr appointed to the WMDE board

2019-03-12 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Wonderful news!! All my best wishes..

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
Wikimedia India.
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> On 11-Mar-2019, at 11:14 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel 
>  wrote:
> 
> That is great news, Lukas!
> 
> I'm happy to see that more and more boards diverse their membership. I
> think it's an important thing and a valuable contribution to the ability of
> our organizations to see the big picture behind our current movement
> activities and thinking.
> 
> 
> 
> *Itzik Edri*
> Chairperson
> it...@wikimedia.org.il
> +972-54-5878078
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 1:24 PM Lukas Mezger 
> wrote:
> 
>> Dear fellow Wikimedians,
>> 
>> I am happy to share with you that the Wikimedia Deutschland board has
>> appointed Helene Hahn and Mirjam Stegherr as additional members to the
>> board.
>> 
>> *Helene *is a free knowledge enthusiast and a co-founder of Coding Da
>> Vinci, the first German open cultural data hackathon(1). For the past five
>> years, she has worked as a project manager for community and technology
>> projects in the fields of open government, data literacy and open culture
>> at the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. *Mirjam *is a highly experienced
>> expert in media and communications. Having worked as a freelance
>> journalist, consultant, deputy editor-in-chief, press officer, and head of
>> communications for 20 years, she has extensive experience at all levels of
>> strategic communications.
>> 
>> Both will be full members of the board until the next board elections at
>> the general assembly in June 2020 and we are very much looking forward to
>> working with Helene and Mirjam.
>> 
>> The Wikimedia Deutschland board(2) of consists of up to 9 members. Seven
>> members are elected by the general assembly for a two-year term. After the
>> election, the seven board members can appoint up to two additional members
>> to the board. As the general assembly on 1 December 2018 resulted in the
>> election of six men and one woman, we decided to consider only applications
>> from non-male candidates for the appointed seats. Subsequently, we
>> published a profile with the skills and experiences which we considered to
>> be most important for our board. We are happy that this approach was very
>> successful: We received more than 80 recommendations and 16 applications of
>> highly qualified candidates. Through this process, we have made some
>> valuable experiences and contacts on which we want to build to further
>> increase the diversity of candidates in upcoming board elections.
>> 
>> Please join me in welcoming Helene und Mirjam to the Wikiverse!
>> Kind regards,
>> 
>> Lukas
>> 
>> (1) https://codingdavinci.de/about/
>> (2) https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Deutschland#Board
>> --
>> 
>> Dr. Lukas Mezger
>> Vorsitzender des Präsidiums / chair of the Supervisory Board
>> 
>> Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. | Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 | 10963 Berlin
>> Tel. (030) 219 158 260 – (0151) 268 63 931
>> http://wikimedia.de
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