I’m looking for feedback and endorsement for my Wikimedia Foundation PEG
grant to be Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO
I’d very much appreciate if you would have a look, I want to include as
many different projects and languages as possible and connect editors in
each country with local UNESCO partners. I'd very much like to make some
local Wikimedia contacts in countries where Wikipedia Zero is available.
The big thing for me around education is working with UNESCO and it's
partners to release content under an open license and for this to act as a
model for other UN organisations. I think this will be especially
interesting to them with relation to Wikipedia Zero
I ran a pilot project that resulted in the images found in the Wikimedia
Commons category Images from the archive of UNESCO
here are a few examples:
The Soda volcano, Oromia, Ethiopia.
Rubble of the cathedral after the earthquake that hit the Capital Port
au Prince just before 5 pm on 12 January 2010.
Young monk, wearing a special costume, July-August 1991, Sikkim, India.
Sabha, 6, getting ready to walk to school from her house on the borders
eastern Gaza strip, where she and her family are still living in tents.
Not far from Mohenjo-Daro (or Mohenjodaro) - These Mohana
fishermen/hunters use lures from real birds to catch more birds. They will
either eat them or sell them. Mohenjodaro, Pakistan.
Priest of rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, a high place of Ethiopian
Christianity, still today a place of pilmigrage and devotion.
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*John Cummings - **Wikimedia UK volunteer*
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