2019 European Parliament Election Edit-a-thon

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The Language Office of the European Commission Representation in Malta and Wikimedia Community Malta are organising a 2019 European Parliament Election Edit-a-thon, in collaboration with the European Parliament Information Office in Malta and Spazju Kreattiv. This comprises three days of activities focusing on sharing knowledge about the European Parliament through Wikimedia projects, including Wikipedia and Wikidata.

The creation/editing of pages and information associated with the 2019 European Parliament election in Maltese will be the main focus of this three-day event, which is part of the EU-wide Translating Europe Workshops organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Translation.

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Participation

Goal for this edit-a-thon: To create and improve Wikipedia pages/Wikidata content about the European Parliament.

NOTE: you only need to do two things to participate fully in a Wikipedia editing workshop and edit-a-thon:

  1. CREATE A WIKIPEDIA USER ACCOUNT (if you don't already have one)
  2. Bring a laptop or wifi-enabled tablet device with you, if you have one

If you like, you can also learn a little about editing ahead of time here or here.

If you really want to get ahead of the curve, see Getting started on Wikipedia for more information.

If you already have a Wikipedia user account: PLEASE REGISTER HERE

Activities

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please bring your own laptop to participate fully in these activities.

Thursday 16 May 2019: Meet-up

Location: The Undercroft, St.Paul’s Pro-Cathedral - Valletta
Time: 5pm - 7pm

Friday 17 May 2019: Wikipedia Editing Workshop for New Editors

Location: Spazju Kreattiv, Studio C - Valletta
Time: 5pm - 8pm

Saturday 18 May 2019

Location: Spazju Kreattiv, Atrium - Valletta
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Target content

Disclaimer: information about specific candidates and parties in the 2019 European Parliament Election will be avoided during this edit-a-thon, except to ensure correct and appropriate general listings.

General content

2019 election content

Malta-specific content

Former Members of the European Parliament

Former European Commissioners

See also