Submissions:2019/Wikimedia and the Sustainable Development Goals — what next?

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Liv Inger Somby speaking at Wikimania 2019 on indigenous languages, with cubes representing the Sustainable Development Goals on stage

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Wikimedia and the Sustainable Development Goals — what next?


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Type of session:

Round Table


Wikimania 2019 had the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as their theme.

In this session, we want to explore avenues for further engagement between the Wikimedia and Sustainable Development communities, with special emphasis on

  • underserved communities, topics, languages etc. within the Wikimedia ecosystem
  • Wikimedia-related activities in or relevant to North America

Academic Peer Review option:


Author name:

Daniel Mietchen

E-mail address:

Wikimedia username:

Daniel Mietchen

Affiliated organization(s):

WikiCite; University of Virginia

Estimated time:

45 min

Preferred room size:


Special requests:

Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?:

Yes, e.g. at Wikimania 2017 and 2018

If your submission is not accepted, would you be open to presenting your topic in another part of the program? (e.g. lightning talk or unconference session)


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