There is a lot happening in the wikiworld. And the CEE region is no exception: with 35 affiliates, a piloting regional hub and passionate and collaborative communities, the region is bustling with activities. It is not easy to keep track. Fortunatelly the solution is here: after 5 years of inactivity, the community curated CEE Newsletter is back! This time under the editorial care of the CEE Hub. Bringing you fresh news from the region, interesting discussions, updates and invites.
So what will you find in the first issue of the renewed CEE newsletter?
- an overview of the discussions and conclusions from the first ever CEE Hub Steering Committee Meeting, that happened in Zagreb. During that meeting, the hub discussed the programatic work, governence model and cross regional collaboration.
- this meeting was also an opportunity for over 20 Wikimedians from the hub, SEE region and Zagreb meet and… well, if you want to know more, check the newsletter community updates!
- high chances are that you know that Wikimedia Serbia is an absolute champion in building Wikimedia-library cooperation. But by reading the newsletter you can also discover that the chapter has been busy with edit-a-thons, CEE Spring and many, many other things!
- Wiki Loves Monuments? Well, it definitely loves the CEE ones!
- and while we are are at reading about campaigns:
- check the winning photos from Macedonian Wiki Loves Folklore (which brought great results and media coverage)
- read how Wikimedia Ukraine worked (in Ukraine and beyond!) towards bridging the gender gap, with a fruitful WikiGap campaign, with 740 articles and some in-person meetings!
- GLAM Macedonia brings a fascinating story connecting the oldest bagpipe player in Macedonia with Wikimedia!
- what made a Czech Wikimedian laugh all evening? Poetry! Check news from WMCZ to learn more about that, and some inspirations for a succesful wiki-event gathering a hundred spectators
- Is suing Wikipedia a worthwhile idea? A story from Estonia can help in finding an answer to that!
- Montenegrin Wikipedia – to be or not to be? Explore the topic!
And while this is a lot of interesting content, there is still much more to read: international updates, invites to calls and consultations, and an overview of all other publications about the CEE region!
And if you happen to have a spark for Wikimedia journalism or just want to share an interesting Wikimedia story, you are invited to contribute!
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