First new chapter in 5 years or so. At last. :)


María Sefidari <> escreveu no dia terça, 23/04/2019
à(s) 23:11:

> Hi everyone,
> I am happy to share that earlier this year, the Wikimedia Foundation Board
> of Trustees approved our newest Wikimedia chapter - Wikimedia Korea!
> For more information about our newest Wikimedia chapter, Wikimedia Korea,
> please see the announcement on the Wikimedia Foundation website:
> I want to congratulate the new chapter and recognize their commitment,
> efforts, and time involved in moving through the chapter recognition
> process over the past year. From their work building partnerships with
> universities, to supporting and training new editors in South Korea, we
> look forward to seeing the impactful work from our community members in
> South Korea as they advance in their new affiliate role.
> As many of you know, this is our first chapter approval in several years -
> since the newest Wikimedia affiliate approval processes were put in place.
> This marks a new moment in the history of our Wikimedia movement
> affiliates. The Board appreciates the amazing work coming from these user
> groups around the world, and is inspired to see how far some of these
> groups have come in terms of their impact both on our movement and their
> local communities. Indeed, we should all be proud of the impact our
> affiliates continue to have on our projects, our vision, and the world
> around us.
> Any affiliate interested in becoming a chapter or thematic organization
> must have at least two years of activities and experience as a user group
> before applying. Please check out the user group creation guide to get a
> user group started - it is meant to be very easy:
> You can find a lot more information about our movement affiliates model on
> Meta:
> You may also reach out to the Affiliations Committee with questions or to
> begin the approval process for your group:
> Please join me in congratulating Wikimedia Korea for this important
> achievement and thanking the members of the Affiliations Committee and
> Wikimedia Foundation staff who supported and worked with them during this
> long process.
> Kind regards,
> María
> --
> María Sefidari Huici
> Chair of the Board
> Wikimedia Foundation <>
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