The Wikimedia Hungary Report for May 2011 is now available at
For your convenience it is reproduced below.
Executive Vice President,
*Wikimedia Hungary Report*
*Vol 4 Issue 5*
*Prepared by: Bence Damokos*
This is an update on Wikimédia Magyarország's activities covering May 2011.
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Wikimedia Hungary is participating in the Chapter Development Pilot
a joint initiative between four chapters, facilitated by Sebastian Moleski.
As part of the programme we held a meeting for our members to discuss the
self-assesment portion of the strategy process. A workshop with our
facilitator was scheduled for May as well, but has been postponed.
Wikimedia Hungary is a partner in the 2010/2011 fundraiser, the amount of
donations raised in Hungary was as follows:
- Wikimedia Hungary: 13 000 HUF ($65)
- Wikimedia Foundation: $43.11
As an organization of public benefit with two years of operations and no
public debts, Wikimedia Hungary was eligible as a target for 1% income tax
allocation, where taxpayers could direct one percent of their income tax to
a charitable organization or church of their choice. To facilitate choice,
we ran a short banner campaign advising donors of the possibility.
Wikipedia Library in 2010
Wikimedia Hungary had donated a number of books on Wikipedia and free
knowledge to the library of the Budapest University of Technology and
Economics, to make them accessible in Hungary in general, and in particular
to to our members (who are eligible for a free library membership as part of
In May, our shelf in the library was expanded with three new books and a
number of Wikimedia publications (e.g. annual reports, Bookshelf material).
For a list of the books on the shelf, see:
The Hungarian Wikinews <http://hu.wikinews.org/> project was closed on 15