As you may already know, the Universal Code of Conduct (UCoC) provides a
baseline of behaviour for collaboration on Wikimedia projects worldwide.
Communities may add to this to develop policies that take account of local
and cultural context while maintaining the criteria listed here as a
minimum standard. The Wikimedia Foundation Board has ratified the policy in
The current round of conversations is around how the Universal Code of
Conduct should be enforced across different Wikimedia platforms and spaces.
This will include training of community members to address harassment,
development of technical tools to report harassment, and different levels
of handling UCoC violations, among other key areas.
The conversation hour is an opportunity for community members from South
Asia to discuss and provide their feedback, which will be passed on to the
drafting committee. The details of the conversation hour are as follows:
- Date and Time: 16 September, 5 pm to 6:30 pm IST
- Meeting link: https://meet.google.com/dnd-qyuq-vnd | add to your
You can also attend the global round table sessions hosted on 18 September
- more details can be found on this page
Krishna Chaitanya Velaga (he/him)
Movement Strategy and Governance, Wikimedia Foundation
I wish to thank all WikiProject India Wikipedians for your support during
the WMF BOT elections which concluded early this morning. My best wishes to
all the candidates who stood for this election. A special shout-out to
Krishna Chaitanya Velaga for all his hard work in South Asian community to
make this election a success. :)
I hope that this election throws up at least one candidate from India.
Regardless of outcome, I am honoured to have represented the WikiProject
India community to stand its candidate.
Warm regards, stay safe and happy editting!