Wikimedia Communities in Indonesia and full draft of Movement Charter.

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The Wikimedia Movement Charter (“the Charter”) states the values, rights, relationships, and mutual responsibilities of all participants in the shared mission of this movement. The Charter applies to all individual and institutional participants, movement entities, projects, and online and offline spaces officially associated with the Wikimedia Movement. (see full draft of Movement Charter on Meta-wiki)

In Indonesia, community engagement about Movement Charter has been done three times over three years with several communities in Indonesia. The purposes of this community engagement are to introduce about Movement Charter and to provide community space and time to ask or provide feedback to Movement Charter draft. This community engagement is part of Movement Strategy initiatives, Ensure Equity in Decision-Making specifically on Movement Charter. Furthermore, this community engagement supported by Movement Charter Ambassador Program.

In this round, community engagement about Movement Charter implemented from 1 to 30 April 2024. The purpose is to discuss about One-Page Draft of Movement Charter. In Indonesia, community engagement implemented online through live conversation and WhatsApp chat with in 6 communities, Wikimedia Bandung community, Wikimedia Banjar community, Wikimedia Denpasar community, Wikimedia Manokwari community, Wikimedia Medan community, and Wikimedia Yogyakarta community. There are two ways for community to provide feedback, they may write it on google document provided and fill google form with several questions that need to be answered.


Online conversations held in 5 communities with different time based on community discussion. Date of online conversation could be seen below:

  • April 6, 2024: Wikimedia Banjar community (11 attendees)
  • April 6, 2024: Wikimedia Medan community (5 attendees)
  • April 7, 2024: Wikimedia Bandung community (13 attendees)
  • April 7, 2024: Wikimedia Yogyakarta community (3 attendees)
  • April 20, 2024: Wikimedia Manokwari community (10 attendees)

Online conversations held approximately one hour, starting with presentation about one-page draft of Movement Charter then continuing to discussion and questions and answers session. Number of communities members attendee these conversations is more than 40 members. Mostly, feedback obtained is in Volunteers part specifically on Wikimedia communities part. Furthermore, with these conversations, many new members involved, they become familiar with Movement Charter and how Movement Charter affect them on their contributions whether as a volunteer and community member.

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