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Wikimedia Norga at Riddu Riđđu 2019 / International Year of Indigenous Languages

Wikimedia Norga is back at the Riddu Riđđu Festival 2019 as part of our Sámi content on the  Wikimedia-projects! This year is special, since our stay here is also a celebrating of The International Year of the Indigenous Languages 2019. This is how the The International Year of the Indigenous Languages 2019 is described on their own website:

«An International Year is an important cooperation mechanism dedicated to raising awareness of a particular topic or theme of global interest or concern,

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#WikiNem conference in Stockholm


A big shoutout to Wikimedia Sverige, all our new Northern European friends and colleagues, Ulrika Eklund (the best facilitator), Internetstiftelsen in Sverige for a great venue and Wikimedia Foundation for funding the conference that took place in Stockholm this weekend!

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Riddu Riđđu og Márkomeannu – nordsamisk Wikipedia

Wikipedia er en av verdens mest brukte nettressurser for informasjonsutveksling. Som digital møteplass er Wikipedia derfor en svært viktig kanal for å fremme og bruke nordsamisk som et aktivt og levende språk både nasjonalt og internasjonalt.  Wikipedia finnes på ca 300 ulike språk, og verden over jobbes det med de små språkversjonene som formidlere av språk, kultur og historie.

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Wikipedia and Human Rights: Reflections from Oslo Freedom Forum

Written by a Wikipedian from the Middle East

This year I was offered to be part of the Oslo Free Forum 2018 conference. This conference tries to bring together notable people, including former heads of state, winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, prisoners of conscience, as well as of other public figures to network and exchange ideas about human rights and exposing dictatorships.

But why should I be invited to such a conference? I was not a head of state,

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Collaboration between Wikimedia Norge and NetBlocks: suppporting access to knowledge

Wikimedia Norge and Netblocks share a vision of a free Internet and of making knowledge available to everyone. At The 2018 Oslo Freedom Forum, human rights advocates from the entire world have gathered this week to exchange experiences. Wikimedia Norge and Netblocks used the conference as an opportunity to start our collaboration on access to knowledge globally in the face of increasing government censorship.

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Mapping project of Wikipedia in indigenous languages

Written by Eddie Avila, Director of Rising Voices. He has also worked as Regional Editor and Spanish Language Editor for Global Voices, as well as a volunteer author for Bolivia.

When we discuss working towards achieving diversity in Latin America, we can find many of the same challenges facing similar communities around the world: LGBT, people with disabilities, and those from lower socio-economic sectors of society, just to name a few.

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