I have been Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO for the past 4 years, helping UNESCO and other UN agencies share their knowledge on Wikimedia projects and developing new tools and resources to help others do the same. I would like to share my work, what I’ve learnt about collaboration between Wikimedia and the UN and what we can do in the future.
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
UNESCO is the lead agency on SDG4 and does work that contributes to almost all other goals. It has a mandate to promote open licenses.
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
Attendees will have an understanding of:
- Strategies for working with large complex external organisations
- What is required for Wikime dia to work with the UN
- What long term cooperation might look like between the UN and Wikimedia
Each Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
The session will work best with these conditions:
- Room: A way of presenting slides