Today we were pleased to be notified that the Wikimedia Foundation was chosen #1 among a list of 100 global NGOs.
http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/01/23/wikimedia-foundation-voted-1-global-ngo-by-the-global-journal/ >From their press release on the announcement: "Recognizing the significant role of NGOs as influential agents of change on a global scale, The Global Journal has sought to move beyond outdated clichés and narrow conceptions about what an NGO is and does. From humanitarian relief to the environment, public health to education, microfinance to intellectual property, NGOs are increasingly at the forefront of developments shaping the lives of millions of people around the world." The top 100 list can be found here: http://theglobaljournal.net/top100NGOs/ And the entry on the Wikimedia Foundation here: http://theglobaljournal.net/article/view/476/ Our thanks to the Global Journal for recognizing Wikimedia, our global community, and our mission. -- Jay Walsh Head of Communications WikimediaFoundation.org blog.wikimedia.org +1 (415) 839 6885 x 6609, @jansonw
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