Code of Conduct

The Wiki In Africa Code of Conduct

All Wiki In Africa staff and members of the Board are required to abide by this Code of Conduct. It is also intended to provide guidance for project members, volunteers and partners.

1. Treat other people with respect.

In general, people acting on Wiki In Africa’s behalf should aim to be honest and ethical in their dealings with each other, with community members, project users, partners, suppliers and the public.

Wiki In Africa will not practice or tolerate discrimination on the basis of place of origin, ethnicity, citizenship, gender, age, political or religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, family relationship, or economic or medical status. Wiki In Africa strives to treat all people with respect, and to foster a productive environment free of harassment, intimidation and discrimination.

People acting on Wiki In Africa’s behalf may not behave violently, or threaten violence.

2. Respect confidentiality.

People acting on Wiki In Africa’s behalf must respect and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information they have gained due to their association with the organisation. This may include personal information about community members or members of the general public, and/or information about the internal workings of Wiki In Africa or its partners or suppliers.

3. Maintain accurate, honest and complete books and records.

Wiki In Africa’s books, records, accounts and financial statements must be maintained in appropriate detail, and must conform both to applicable law and to the organisation's internal systems of controls.

4. Represent the best interests of Wiki In Africa.

People acting on theWiki In Africa's behalf should aim to advance the organisation’s legitimate interests, and should never do anything that could bring the organisation into disrepute.

(the above code of conduct has been adapted from the Wikimedia Foundation's Code of Conduct)