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FESPACO Edit-a-thon Registration

Please fill out the below registration form.

You will receive a confirmation email with links to the necessary resources.

Select which training session(s) you would like to join

Before the start of the campaign, participants are encouraged to join training sessions to learn how to contribute to Wikipedia and/or Wikidata and Wikimedia Commons, or if already familiar with editing these Wikimedia projects, to refresh their skills. In addition to “global” online training sessions, participants can join one of twenty local sessions (online and in-person) held throughout the continent led by experienced local Wikimedia organizers.

Select which ‘global’ online training session(s)

you will join:

A Wikimedia username is necessary to participate in the 2024 Fespaco Edit-a-thon campaign and its associated training sessions. Creating a Wikimedia username is fast and easy. Click here to open a new tab to create an account before returning to this form to complete your registration. 

English Wikipedia sessions (select ONLY one)
English Wikidata & Wikimedia Commons session
French Wikipedia sessions (select ONLY one)
French Wikidata & Wikimedia Commons session

Are you associated with the African film and TV industry? (Film critics and scholars/researchers included). If so, please select your

primary occupation.

Arabic Wikidata & Wikimedia Commons session
Arabic Wikipedia sessions (select ONLY one)

Friday 10 and Saturday 11 May (times and locations to be announced)

Participants are welcome to attend both a “global” online training session and a local session. The material covered is generally the same.

Thanks for joining!

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Photography curtesy of:

Ahmad Abdalla 

Nduduzo Makhathini 



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