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|This resolution resolving that the Wikimedia Foundation will sign the The Cape Town Open Education Declaration was approved by vote (6 approvals) on 11 December 2007.|
The Wikimedia Foundation wishes to help support the further development of a movement around open educational resources, a goal aligned with its own mission
It is hereby resolved that the Wikimedia Foundation will be a signatory of the The Cape Town Open Education Declaration
Mission of Wikimedia Foundation
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.
In collaboration with a network of chapters, the Foundation provides the essential infrastructure and an organizational framework for the support and development of multilingual wiki projects and other endeavors which serve this mission. The Foundation will make and keep useful information from its projects available on the Internet free of charge, in perpetuity.
Passed during irc-based board meeting, 11 December 2007, 6 approve