[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)
alexpeek1 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 19:12:56 UTC 2013
Thanks Everton, I will be sure to join the Webinar.
"How can diplomats contribute to improve Wikipedia articles to increase
their public diplomacy value?"
I am doing a Wikipedia project that is highly related to this issue that
attempts to standardize economic data on Wikipedia for every country and
city in the world. It's essentially the periodic table for economics. I
guarantee this will be a valuable resource in the future. Please check it
Here are draft articles I am working on for the top ten economies:
Countries ranked by 2011 GDP
1. United States:
7. United Kingdom
On 18 June 2013 11:54, Bence Damokos <bdamokos at gmail.com> wrote:
> I will be representing myself as a Wikimedia volunteer, who happens to hold
> a title related to AffCom and has a somewhat theoretical education of what
> diplomacy is supposed to be.
> I hope I am not totally unqualified to speak about the Wikipedia topics.
> The webinar will be broadcast using Google Hangouts probably on the Diplo
> Foundation's channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/DiploFoundation), but if
> you register, you will get the link to the broadcast.
> Best regards,
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:48 PM, Tomasz W. Kozlowski <
> tomasz at twkozlowski.net
> > wrote:
> > Everton Zanella Alvarenga wrote:
> > http://www.diplomacy.edu/**calendar/webinar-wikipedia-**diplomats<
> > Is it just me who was surprised to see that Bence will be representing
> > Affiliations Committee during that webinar? I know for a fact that AffCom
> > involves a lot of behind–the–scenes talks et al., but I don't think it's
> > directly related to diplomacy issues?
> > -- Tomasz
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