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Jimmy Wales about Wikipedia for World Heritage. (Subtitled Version.)

Help us to get WIKIPEDIA recognized as first digital World Heritage Site by UNESCO

This year WIKIPEDIA celebrated its 10th anniversary – a great occasion to honor what a lot of people achieved together and to ensure the continued existence of WIKIPEDIA as a platform of free knowledge.

It all began with a simple idea:

“What if everyone was given free access to the sum of all human knowledge?” Within the last 10 years, this seemingly utopian idea has resulted in nothing less than the largest collection of human knowledge ever created. Independent, unrestrictedly accessible, and non-commercial.

This achievement made WIKIPEDIA a pioneer of cultural change because WIKIPEDIA transferred the tradition of knowledge exchange into the new, digital age. Thus creating a unique place of knowledge exchange in the history of civilization.

This is why as a cross-border cultural achievement, WIKIPEDIA deserves recognition and protection as UNESCO’s first digital World Cultural Heritage Site. If you share this opinion, we appeal for you to sign the petition.

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Recent signatories

  • Dr. Dieter Pierre KUTENHOLZ
  • Tim Bremer Falkensee
  • Keri Barwari Berlin
  • Oliwer Owczarek ZORNEDING
  • Silke Hoffmann Berlin
  • Patrick Ruffo Berlin
  • Florian Dinter Netphen
  • Matthias Wohlrab Rodewisch
  • Rudy Redl Berlin
  • Christine Geßner Berlin
  • Marco König Wiesbaden
  • Christina Jürgensen Hamburg
  • Björn Cassens Braunschweig
  • David Wieninger Birkenau
  • Andrä Niederbacher Reischach
  • Reinhard Schenk 34519 Diemelsee
  • Salma Kassas Esens
  • Inge-Lore Hebbel Thale
  • Wolfgang Hopp Westerland
  • Kilian Hüttenhofer Neuried
  • Bernd Brückner Aschaffenburg
  • Joshua Schatz Bad Dürkheim
  • Irmgard Hasenmajer Ingolstadt
  • Thomas Kessel Münster
  • Marina Gonzalez Ensenada

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