MCDC’s March Monthly Updates

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(Wild red deer in the Aletsch Forest Nature Reserve taken by Giles Laurent, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

In March, the MCDC worked on preparing the full draft of the Movement Charter to be shared on Meta on April 2, 2024. This work included copy-editing and legibility review, legal check, incorporation of feedback by MCDC members, and translation of the document into different languages.

MCDC’s March convenings

  • 7-8 March – WMF Strategy Meeting: The MCDC members were invited to attend the annual WMF Strategy Meeting in NYC.
  • 9 March – NY working session: The MCDC members had an in-person meeting session following the WMF Strategy Meeting to debrief the meeting and review some preparatory materials from the Wikimedia Summit organizers. 
  • 14 March – MCDC’s regular meeting: Attendees worked on the content part, specifically on the relationship among the movement bodies, reviewed the Future of affiliates’ landscape text, and received communications-related updates from the support staff.    
  • 20 March – Summit sync with WM DE: MCDC and the WM DE discussed the program for the Summit and the rationale behind the program design for the Summit. 
  • 21 March – MCDC’s regular meeting: They discussed the legal feedback on the charter draft, and worked on the content for the supplementary documents. 
  • 26 March – Summit sync with WM DE: The Summit program design has been approved, they also discussed the roles of the MCDC at the Summit and the topics for the breakout sessions. 
  • 28 March – MCDC’s regular meeting: During this meeting, the MCDC worked through the supplementary documents and discussed discrepancies and further questions. The full Committee was updated on the Summit preparations. They discussed the April 4 community call. 

Community Engagement on the full draft of the Movement Charter

The Wikimedia community and all other stakeholders are invited to review the full draft of the Movement Charter and share their feedback by the end of April 2024.

What is the Movement Charter?

(A video in which MCDC members, Ciell and Daria Cybulska explain what is the Movement Charter by NSzafran-WMFKVaidla (WMF)AAkhmedova (WMF), CC BY 4.0, Wikimedia Commons)

What is the Global Council?

(MCDC members, Anass and Ciell talk about what is the Global Council by NSzafran-WMFKVaidla (WMF)AAkhmedova (WMF), CC BY 4.0, Wikimedia Commons)

What are Hubs?

(MCDC member Georges talks about what are hubs by NSzafran-WMFKVaidla (WMF)MPossoupe (WMF), CC BY 4.0, Wikimedia Commons)

For further information, please refer to the updated FAQs.

How to share your feedback?

Participate in community calls 

The dates of the upcoming community conversation calls organized by the Movement Charter Ambassadors are provided on the Meta page. We invite you to join and share your feedback.

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