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Welcome to the Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki, where the Wikimedia Foundation makes available to the public multiple types of governance and policy related materials.

Welcome

Thanks for being here!

This wiki does not exactly follow the same rules as the other Wikimedia projects, since it is not open to all for editing, and in case of disagreement, the mechanism for making decisions will be handled by the Wikimedia Foundation staff or Board of Trustees.

It is managed by Wikimedia Foundation staff, primarily within the Communications and Legal departments.

Scope

This wiki makes publicly availably multiple governance and policy related materials from the Wikimedia Foundation, such as:

It also stores the archives of the no longer actively used or maintained Foundation Wiki content.

Accounts on this wiki

It is planned that by the end of 2021, all registered accounts on other Wikimedia project wikis will have edit access to the talk pages of this wiki and be able to support translation of this wiki's content into languages other than English.

Editing on main pages is restricted to approved editor accounts.

Administrators on this wiki

Administrators previously included a variety of Foundation staff and non-Foundation volunteers. From May 2013, only Foundation board and staff members may be administrators on this site (though temporary adminship for non-Foundation personnel may be possible in certain cases).