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titleMapping of Wikimedia activities to Sustainable Development Goals
themeGlobal & Local

This is a continuation of the Wikimania session Wikimedia and Sustainability-Selecting topics for impact. In that session, we mapped (and peer reviewed) common Wikimedia activities towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This led to the insight that some goals have few Wikimedia activities, whereas others naturally align well with what the Wikimedia movement does. However, this was in no way an exhaustive list, and we thus plan to iterate on it several times. The session ended with an ideation phase around the goals that had least identified activities. We now have a large table with activities which maps them towards the SDGs.

With this session, we aim to achieve three things: - Refine the table of mapped activities we have - Peer review the additions that were made during Wikimania - Highlight existing activities in the areas where we have the greatest gaps, and brainstorm topics on the areas that have the largest gaps.

Through the session, we want to achieve a more complete list of activities that also have been reviewed by more members of the community. This will enable a more diverse palette of activities to choose from when planning events and discussing with potential partners.

We plan to take the results of this WikiCon NA session to WikiIndaba for further refinement and have submitted a similar session proposal there.

authorDaniel Mietchen and Jan Ainali
emaildaniel.mietchen@ gmail and
username[ Daniel Mietchen] and [ Ainali]
affiliates[ Wikimedians for Sustainable Development]
time75-90 minutes