[WMCEE-l] [WikiBG-Info] Wikimedia CEE Meeting preparation - we need your input!

Juan de Vojníkov juandevojnikov at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 00:47:25 CET 2014

Good idea Vassia. As much attendants from different countries its better.
Dne 15.11.2014 0:40 "Juan de Vojníkov" <juandevojnikov at gmail.com> napsal(a):

> Good to hear Vassia that, youd like to attend. The shyness is quite common
> within wikimedians. We have 90 very active and 250 active contributers to
> cs.wp and only 20 visit regular meetings. Have you tried to get social
> people "to" wp?
> I think many chapters had to translate bylaws for WMF so they will be
> available.
> Regards,
> Juandev
> Dne 13.11.2014 21:04 "vassia atanassova" <vassia.atanassova at gmail.com>
> napsal(a):
>> Dear Mykola and colleagues from BG and CEE,
>> I was a bit disappointed with the shyness of our community members, none
>> of whom raised a hand willing to take part in the Kiyv meetup and this kind
>> invitation.
>> Initially, I was also hesitant, as I have lectures and million other
>> committments by the end of the year, but I acknowledge it important to
>> exchange good practices with other CEE wikimedians.
>> We in Bulgaria, in the last days got approval for user group
>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee/ResolutionsWikimedians_of_Bulgaria_User_Group_-_Liaison_approval,_November_2014>
>> (and we accept your hearty congratulations :)) and this makes it even more
>> important to learn from your organizational experience.
>> For this reason, I reconsidered my initial decision, and I took part in
>> the voting for the date of the meetup. I opted for the days 12-14 or 19-21
>> December (since 5-7 Dec. is way too early for me to rearrange my lectures),
>> and I'd like to express my willingness to visit the Kiyv meetup. However,
>> this I can do only in case that I get support for the travel expenses.
>> Tomorrow I will provide (my, POV :)))) ) answer to the questionnaire for
>> the strengths and needs, but I'd like to immediately tell that I'll be
>> specifically interested (i.e. will *need*) to see English translations
>> of the statutes of the Wikimedia chapters (juridical organizations) in the
>> region and discuss with the colleagues who have been through the process of
>> writing a statute what are the good practices we can adopt directly.
>> Because there is need to reinvent the wheel :)))) As long as the strengths
>> are concerned, I can share experience in our university wiki projects, if
>> this is considered interesting for the rest of the audience.
>> Best regards,
>> Vassia / Spiritia
>> On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 1:07 AM, Mykola Kozlenko <mycola-k at ukr.net> wrote:
>>> Dear colleagues of Wikimedia Bulgaria UG,
>>> I am writing you concerning the organisation of Wikimedia CEE (Central
>>> and Eastern Europe) Meeting this year. Following discussions at Wikimania
>>> and long silence on mailing lists, Wikimedia Ukraine decided to take
>>> initiative in organisation of this event.
>>> First of all, we want to have a good *programme* of the event. The idea
>>> is that each chapter or user group shares:
>>> * your strong points, interesting projects and other achievements that
>>> you would be happy to share with others
>>> * your weaknesses, and needs, for example, projects where you need
>>> advice or help from others
>>> * questions where you are looking for an answer, so that we know what
>>> topics will be interesting for you.
>>> Exact dates and practical information will follow by the end of the
>>> week, but we can already confirm we are plann ing to held it in the first
>>> half of December, most likely in Kyiv (Ukraine). So far we would like to
>>> know if anyone from Bulgaria is *interested in attending*, so that we
>>> know if we can count on you. We should be able to accomodate 2-3 people per
>>> country
>>> Please write your answers at * https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Meeting_2014/Questions%26Needs
>>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Meeting_2014/Questions%26Needs> * or
>>> just write me an email if it easier for you. Please feel free to write me
>>> if you have questions or need more details.
>>> Thanks in advance and hope you will come to Kyiv !
>>> Best regards,
>>> Mykola Kozlenko aka NickK
>>> Vice-Chair of Board of Wikimedia Ukraine
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