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Emblem of the United Nations WikiProject United Nations aims to improve United Nations related articles and facilitate cooperation between the United Nations and the Wikimedia movement. These pages provide a guide on what work can be done with simple guides on how to contribute so that everyone can take part. Simple instructions are provided for every task meaning people new to contributing to Wikimedia can take part.


The main goals of the project are to:

  1. Improve information on the United Nations, UN agencies and their programmes e.g. World Heritage Sites.
  2. Help navigate and organise sharing of United Nations media content, text and data on Wikimedia projects.



UN Media


VisualEditor - Icon - Picture.svg UN agencies have released media content under a Creative Commons license compatible with Wikimedia, tools are provided to help contributors find uses for the content in multiple languages.


UN Text


VisualEditor - Icon - References.svg UN agencies produce Open access text publications and other documents under an open license, this text can copied into Wikimedia project pages e.g. Wikipedia articles.


UN references


VisualEditor - Icon - Reference.svg The UN produces publications that can be used as references
  • References for Wikimedia projects e.g. Wikipedia articles
  • Sources of references of other works that the publications cite.
  • Sources for quotations.


Articles


VisualEditor - Icon - Book.svg Write and improve Articles related to the United Nations in as many languages as possible.


Translation


VisualEditor - Icon - Language-big.svg Translate existing articles and descriptions on Wikimedia project including Wikipedia, Wikivoyage and Wikimedia Commons .


Data


VisualEditor - Icon - Number-list-ltr.svg Add UN Data to Wikidata, a free linked database, data from Wikidata is reused by Wikipedia, Google Search and others.


Discuss


VisualEditor - Icon - Block-quote.svg Discuss: discuss the project and collaboration with United Nations agencies.


Participate


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Small Flag of the United Nations ZP.svg This user is a member of WikiProject United Nations.

Anyone can participate in this WikiProject. When contributing to Wikimedia project it is very helpful to have an account, to create one please click here. You do not have to use your real name, also please do not include the name of an organisation. You may indicate your participation by signing the list shown below by clicking here. You may also add the userbox {{User WikiProject United Nations}} to your user page.


  1. Dan Tromedlov (talk · contribs) Great Improvements: Hamilton, MS
  2. ed_g2s (talk · contribs)
  3. Jdforrester (talk · contribs)
  4. Tjss (talk · contribs) 14 March 2006 (UTC)
  5. Thehumph (talk · contribs)
  6. Vsion (talk · contribs) 28 July 2006 (UTC)
  7. Wootonius (talk · contribs) 1 August 2006 (UTC)
  8. One, Rogue Monkey (talk · contribs) is the same person as Pahoran513. I've changed my name to one I like more (and isn't as religiously oriented). I'm the same person, so feel free to contact me (I have a bit of experience where the UN is concerned). Cheers.
  9. Taifarious1 (talk · contribs) 8 March 2008 (UTC) - Created pages: New Zealand-United States relations, New Zealand-Canada relations, New Zealand and the United Nations and New Zealand-North Korea relations.
  10. Kwazyutopia19 (talk · contribs)
  11. FoekeNoppert (talk · contribs)
  12. Tfleming (talk · contribs) 16 October 2006 (UTC)
  13. Marialadouce (talk · contribs) 26 October 2006 (UTC) Available for translations to and from English, French and Spanish (as well as from Portuguese and Catalan).
  14. DotDarkCloud (talk · contribs) 30 October 2006 (UTC)
  15. Codyau (talk · contribs) 10 November 2006 (UTC)
  16. DDD DDD (talk · contribs) 12 November 2006 (UTC)
  17. Sylviaroberge (talk · contribs) 13 November 2006 (UTC) Available for translation English-French
  18. UKWiki (talk · contribs) 2 December 2006 (UTC)
  19. APB-CMX (talk · contribs) 6 December 2006 (UTC)
  20. Quirozom (talk · contribs) 26 December 2006 (UTC)
  21. Goatchurch (talk · contribs) 6 January 2007 (UTC) www.undemocracy.com
  22. Ariedartin (talk · contribs) 20 January 2007 (UTC) - Time to give the main article an overhaul!
  23. Nirajrm (talk · contribs) 23 January 2007 (UTC)
  24. leujohn (talk · contribs) 11 February 2007 (UTC)
  25. Btalmeida (talk · contribs) 21 February 2007 (UTC)
  26. Yaanch (talk · contribs) 23 February 2007 (UTC)
  27. Gmelli (talk · contribs) 11 March 2007
  28. Umapathy (talk · contribs) 25 March 2007 (UTC) I have done mainly the translations to Tamil of most of the United Nations article.
  29. ProfSadiq (talk · contribs) 1 April 2007 (UTC)
  30. Mystache (talk · contribs) 16 April 2007 (UTC)
  31. Rodsan18 (talk · contribs) 14 July 2007 (UTC)
  32. Andronicus92 (talk · contribs) 29 September 2007 (UTC) - More about peacekeeping missions.
  33. XavierV2 Helping for issues linked to extreme poverty and human rights in the UN in link with the Human Rights Council
  34. Arctic.gnome (talk · contribs) 9 November 2007 (UTC)
  35. 3meandEr (talk · contribs) 10 November 2007 (UTC)
  36. Glider88 (talk · contribs) 11 November 2007 (UTC)
  37. Juice07 (talk · contribs) 25 November 2007 (GMT)
  38. Edsonland (talk · contribs) 12 December 2007 (UTC)
  39. Schrandit (talk · contribs) 31 December 2007 (UTC) I'm working on writing an article for every UNSC resolution in effect.
  40. Summerhawk (talk · contribs) 28 March 2008 (UTC)
  41. Wikimancer (talk · contribs) 9 April 2008 (UTC) Hasn't anyone here read James Traub's "The Best Intentions"? Anyways, it's a good book, and there's a lot of good people in it for whom I think there should be articles here.
  42. John Z (talk · contribs) 19 April 2008 (UTC)
  43. Civilaffairs (talk · contribs) 24 April 2008 (UTC)Civilaffairs
  44. Nutiketaiel (talk · contribs) 2 July 2008 (UTC)
  45. Tyciol (talk · contribs) 2 July 2008 (UTC)
  46. Joowwww (talk · contribs) 16 July 2008 (UTC)
  47. 007fan28 (talk · contribs) 17 August 2008
  48. JavierMC (talk · contribs) 4 September 2008 (UTC)
  49. Tlongers (talk · contribs) 6 September 2008 (UTC)
  50. Tosão (talk · contribs) 11 June 2009 (UTC)
  51. BonifaciusVIII (talk · contribs) 2 February 2010 (UTC)]]
  52. Syed Kazim (talk · contribs) 21 March 2010 (UTC)
  53. Mikhailov Kusserow (talk · contribs) 15 July 2010 (UTC)
  54. Onen hag oll (talk · contribs) 18 March 2011
  55. Rsteilberg (talk · contribs) Rsteilberg 18:29, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  56. Foxhound66 (talk · contribs), UNDP, working on the United Nations Development Group article
  57. Heitz669 (talk · contribs)
  58. cibwin2885 (talk · contribs), major UN development agencies
  59. katarighe (talk · contribs), major UN agencies
  60. nmzag (talk · contribs)
  61. STSC (talk · contribs)
  62. Micropot (talk · contribs)
  63. Stnicks007 (talk · contribs)
  64. Bzweebl (talk · contribs) Secretary-General and Security Council
  65. Dionysus (talk) 07:19, 13 June 2012 (UTC) UNGA & UNSC
  66. Colonel House (talk · contribs) Economic policy, World bank, IMF
  67. Arun sharma 101 (talk · contribs)
  68. Sowlos (talk · contribs)
  69. JCRules (talk · contribs)
  70. Dane Harvard - Independent (talk) 09:43, 14 April 2013 (UTC)
  71. Soffredo (talk · contribs)
  72. kaireky (talk) 02:11, 3 December 2013 (UTC)
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  74. Namnguyenvn
  75. WARNER one
  76. TheEDITOR...ok
  77. Dathus (Talk)
  78. Tjlynnjr (talk) 2258Z 04 August 2014 (UTC)
  79. Cjeongbis (talk) 19:11, 21 August 2014 (UTC) I am a Model United Nations participant and International Relations major
  80. Bogger (talk) 15:55, 25 September 2014 (UTC)
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  82. MBlaze Lightning
  83. MercuriiMaiae
  84. Dinesh108Hariomm
  85. Skywalker Kush Skywalker Kush (talk) 17:52, 22 July 2015 (UTC)
  86. Krishna Chaitanya Velaga (talk · contribs)
  87. GabeIglesia (talk · contribs)
  88. Sir Sputnik (talk · contribs)
  89. dpchalmers (talk) 00:23, 26 January 2016 (UTC)
  90. Lollipoplollipoplollipop
  91. Avs_dps 14:35, 11 May 2016 (UTC)
  92. Indy beetle
  93. —M@sssly 14:01, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
  94. Spinster (talk · contribs)


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