In switzerland is not so much complicated to have support from the
administration. The problem is that they would not waste their time and
they have great expectations. As soon they feel that those two points are
not assured, they don't wait so much to leave this support.

Regards
Il giorno 24/mag/2013 16:46, "Sven Manguard" <svenmangu...@gmail.com> ha
scritto:

> I guess I might just be because I'm a jaded American, but I am stunned and
> impressed that you were able to get that much support and encouragement
> from your government/government agency. It's is an example that I hope many
> national WLM groups will be able to follow.
>
> Yours,
> Sven
>
>
>
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Estermann Beat <beat.esterm...@bfh.ch>
> Date: 05/24/2013 9:30 AM (GMT-06:00)
> To: "Mailing list for Wikimedia CH (wikimediach-l@lists.wikimedia.org)" <
> wikimediach-l@lists.wikimedia.org>,"Wiki Loves Monuments Photograph
> Competition (wikilovesmonume...@lists.wikimedia.org)" <
> wikilovesmonume...@lists.wikimedia.org>
> Subject: [Wiki Loves Monuments] Meeting with Fed. Office for Civil
> Protection - Section Cultural Property Protection
>
>
> Dear all,****
>
> ** **
>
> Yesterday, I have met with the people responsible for the protection of
> cultural properties at the Federal Office for Civil Protection in
> Switzerland.****
>
> The minutes (in German) can be found here:****
>
>
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProjekt_Schweizer_Denkmallisten/Meeting_mit_dem_FB_KGS_vom_23._Mai_2013
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> Here a summary:****
>
> ** **
>
> -       They are happy to help us with the monuments lists in their area
> of competence (in addition to the lists of cultural properties of national
> and regional significance which are handled at the national level, there
> are also cantonal and municipal monuments lists which they are not
> responsible for).****
>
> -       They are positive about Wiki Loves Monuments; the same is true
> for the cantonal instances they are in contact with (monument protection
> services / civil protection services).****
>
> -       They promised to provide us with database dumps, including all
> the KGS-identifiers (A- and B-objects; identifiers of B objects have been
> missing so far) by the end of May / beginning of June.****
>
> -       They will take measures to facilitate the updating of the lists
> on Wikipedia in the future (clearly indicating changes on their lists;
> making database dumps available).****
>
> -       They ask us not to use the official white-blue cultural-property
> sign for any other objects than KGS class A objects and not to use similar
> signs either (in fact the use of the official sign is regulated by
> international law and Swiss law) – This should be taken into account when
> designing the interfaces of information systems (map applications, phone
> apps, etc.)****
>
> -       They gave us recommendations in order to avoid complications due
> to the different semantic systems at various federal levels****
>
> -       They will be happy to get informed about any corrections made by
> the community.****
>
> ** **
>
> So, and now I hope that the 26+ cantonal and municipal authorities
> responsible for the rest of the monuments will be as cooperative as the
> federal ones! ;-)****
>
> ** **
>
> Kind regards,****
>
> Beat Estermann ****
>
> ** **
>
> _____________________________________________________ ****
>
> Beat Estermann
> Research Associate****
>
> Berne University of Applied Sciences
> E-Government Institute
> Morgartenstrasse 2a
> Postfach 305
> CH-3000 Bern 22  ****
>
> beat.esterm...@bfh.ch
> www.e-government.bfh.ch ****
>
> Phone +41 31 848 34 30
> Phone (direct number) +41 31 848 34 38
> Fax +41 31 848 34 31 ****
>
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>
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