Menu
Jan 22 - Agony Aunt Beats The January Blues

Jan 22 - Agony Aunt Beats The Janua…

It’s been a while but our...

Jan 22 - Darren Grech Appointed Chief Secretary

Jan 22 - Darren Grech Appointed Chi…

- Ernest Gomez will retir...

Jan 22 - Head And Deputy Head Of St Paul’s First School Leave GTA

Jan 22 - Head And Deputy Head Of St…

The Headteacher, Deputy H...

Jan 22 - Fourth Seminar In Understanding Autism Series: “Maximising Communication Opportunities for Children and Young Adults with Autism”

Jan 22 - Fourth Seminar In Understa…

The Ministry of Equality ...

Jan 22 - GSD Launches Outreach Programme

Jan 22 - GSD Launches Outreach Prog…

As indicated by new GSD L...

Jan 22 - ‘Farewell Belief’ - Album Review

Jan 22 - ‘Farewell Belief’ - Album …

By Mark Montegriffo Gabr...

Jan 22 - GGCA “Concerned” About Schools Denying Access To GTA

Jan 22 - GGCA “Concerned” About Sch…

The GGCA Executive Commit...

Jan 22 - Gibraltar Students Take Up The CyberCenturion Challenge

Jan 22 - Gibraltar Students Take Up…

Last week, 26 students fr...

Jan 22 - ISOLAS LLP Announces Acquisition Of Legacy Consulting

Jan 22 - ISOLAS LLP Announces Acqui…

ISOLAS LLP, currently cel...

Jan 22 - GWA Expresses Confidence In New Schools Project

Jan 22 - GWA Expresses Confidence I…

The Gibraltar Women’s Ass...

Prev Next

Jul 13 Government on Board with Gibraltarpedia Initiative

GibraltarpediaThis morning, the Government have announced plans for Gibraltar to become the World’s first Wikipedia City. A multi-lingual set of Wikipedia pages is being set up, consisting of information on Gibraltar’s history, culture, flora and fauna. The page will incorporate works by locals, academics, historians, and cultural experts.

Local Wikipedian Tyson Lee Holmes coined the idea for the project. He discovered a page on Monmouth in Wales that had thrown together all the local people of the town to work together on creating a comprehensive Wikipedia page-based record of its own cultural history.

Minister for Tourism Neil Costa took the initiative a step further by involving North Africa in the talks about building the Gibraltarpedia page. Minister Costa suggested involving information about North Africa on the page. He confirmed that through the project he is ‘inviting the Wikipedia community to help build and even stronger bridge between Europe and Africa.’

Coomenting on Gibratarpedia, Mohamed Amarochan of the Arabic Wikipedia noted, ‘We can integrate Ceuta/Sebta, Tangier, Tarifa/Algeciras and Gibraltar City, which means more diversity, more Arabic and Spanish contributions, along with English as well’.

www.gibraltarpedia.org

 

Useful Links

 
www.easy.office.gi
Virtual & Physical Office Space in Gibraltar

Other Items