This proposal has been approved by the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees.
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|Resolution: Approval of a Universal Code of Conduct
|This resolution was approved on December 9, 2020.
Whereas, the Board of Trustees has instructed the Foundation to develop a Universal Code of Conduct to create a binding minimum set of standards across all Wikimedia projects and spaces; and
Whereas, the Board has reviewed the draft Universal Code of Conduct written by the joint volunteer-staff drafting committee, with extensive community feedback and outreach and with documentation of modifications in a publicly available change log;
Now, therefore, it is:
RESOLVED, that the Board approves and adopts the Universal Code of Conduct as an enforceable policy across all online and offline Wikimedia projects and spaces; and
RESOLVED, that the second phase of the Universal Code of Conduct implementation, outlining clear enforcement pathways, should be completed by the end of 2020-2021 fiscal year (July 2021).
- María Sefidari (Chair), Nataliia Tymkiv (Vice Chair), Esra'a Al Shafei, Tanya Capuano, Shani Evenstein Sigalov, James Heilman, Dariusz Jemielniak, Lisa Lewin, Raju Narisetti, Jimmy Wales