Newsletter May 2017


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Renewal of the WMCH Board 2017/2018

The 11th Annual General Meeting of Wikimedia CH was held in Lucerne on April 8th and renewed the Board of the association.

For the fiscal year 2017-2018, this will be composed of (in alphabetical order):

  • Mauro Cassina
  • Dorian Credé
  • Michael Gasser
  • Ram Maheswaran
  • Frédéric Schütz
  • Muriel Staub

We are very pleased to welcome the new members of the committee, who will take office as of June 8, 2017.

Last but not least the annual financial report and the audit report can be found below:

The official minutes of this meeting will be available sooner.

Jahresbericht 2016


Newsletter March 2017

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Newsletter February 2017

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Newsletter January 2017

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Happy Birthdhay Wikivoyage!

Today, the free travel guide Wikivoyage celebrates its 10th anniversary. We congratulate all volunteers who contribute(d) to this amazing project. And to all the readers out there: Take the chance to browse Wikivoyage and get inspired for your upcoming travels. Wikivoyage is available in all Swiss national languages. Have fun while exploring new destinations on

The annual Wikimedia fundraising campaign begins on 1 December 2016

Today Wikimedia CH launches its annual fundraising campaign in Switzerland.

Starting December 1, 2016, readers of the online encyclopedia are solicited through banners to support Wikipedia financially, with particular emphasis on projects in Switzerland. 

With your donation you support collaboration with local  libraries, archives, schools and universities as well as the projects of contributors which enables Wikipedia to improve its content. 

Visit the association’s website to discover the projects and activities we are implementing in collaboration with individuals and institutions. 

Please follow this link to make a donation.

Thank you in advance for your support!  

Newsletter September/October 2016


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Progress report 2016

The WMCH team has completed the mid year report for the Wikimedia Foundation, it contains stories and metrics about the various projects & initiatives of the Wikimedia community in Switzerland during the first six months of the year 2016. You may consult it through this link.