Report of Wikimedia Nederland for October and November 2009
Wikimedia Nederland participates in the Wikimedia Fundraiser for 2009/2010.
As a result of the switch of banks earlier this year, Wikimedia Nederland
implemented iDEAL as a new payment-option for Dutch customers, used by over
70% of all Dutch internet-shoppers. In the first few weeks of fundraising,
iDEAL already proved to be the main gateway for donors from the Netherlands.
On October 24, a general assemblee was held. Topics discussed included past
and planned activities, the 2010 budget and the long term development of the
Wikimedia NL was able to fund two participants to the Multimedia Meeting in
Paris on 6-8 November organized by Wikimedia France. Also someone was sent
to the strategy discussion meeting on internal roles the day before the
After the cooperation in Wiki Loves Art/NL and also the ongoing cooperation
on the exhibition on Maroon culture the Tropenmuseum has released some
35.000 images about Indonesia through Wikimedia Commons. Several of the
images have been digitally restored and some became featured pictures in
addition we have been asked to restore six images that were selected by the
Tropenmuseum. The Indonesian chapter intends to translate the descriptions
in to Indonesian.
More info: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Tropenmuseum
- Community Workshop: 19 December, Nijmegen
- New Year cards