On this page you will find press and background information about Wikimedia Belgium, Wikipedia and other related projects. For the press: if you wish to be kept informed by e-mail about news and press releases, send us an e-mail at infowikimedia.be with the request. Older press releases can be found at the page Press releases and articles and items related to Wikimedia Belgium are collected on the page Press coverage.
Reports about activities of Wikimedia Belgium and related activities for Belgians are released periodically. Visit for a full overview of reports the page with press releases. The most recent reports are:
Wikipedia is an online encyclopaedia for everyone and by everyone. The content may be added, edited and reused by anyone, anywhere. The project started at 15 January 2001 with an English-language version in the United States and the Dutch, French and German version following in June 2001. The technical management of the site lies with the Wikimedia Foundation in the United States. Wikipedia has more than 285 language versions, and globally 100,000 volunteers - who keep more than 48 million articles up-to-date - and gets more than 450 million monthly unique visitors worldwide. The English Wikipedia has more than 4,000,000 articles. The Dutch, French and German Wikipedia each have more than a million articles.
About Wikimedia Belgium : ENGAGING PEOPLE for free KNOWLEGDE
Wikimedia Belgium NPO is an independant association of volunteers in Belgium that actively seeks to engage all people in the quest to unlock knowledge, supports and organises (or co-organises) any initiative and activity with the objective to unlock (contribute) to (the sum) of free knowledge. Wikimedia Belgium adheres to a worldwide Wiki-vision and works to contribute to A world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
The aim of the association and its volunteer member is to support the wiki-naut community in Belgium of people who are active contributors to the unlocking of knowledge on all different Wikimedia projects like Wikipedia, and it organsises social events like Wiki Loves Monuments.