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Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation 2015

Statement by Jimmy Wales on being bestowed with the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation:

“Cooperation is what Wikipedia is all about, and it is a tremendous honor to be recognized by the Princess of Asturias Awards. I hope this inspires more people to become involved in the mission to share in the sum of all knowledge with the world.”

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

Statement by Jan-Bart de Vreede on being bestowed with the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation:

“On behalf of our global community of Wikimedians, we are deeply honored to accept this prestigious award. The Princess of Asturias Awards recognize achievements and organizations that celebrate and advance our shared human heritage. As a collective project of shared human knowledge, we are honored Wikipedia has been recognized with this award.”

Jan-Bart de Vreede, chair of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Board of Trustees

Statement by Lila Tretikov on being bestowed with the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation:

“Wikipedia is an incredible project that has been created by millions of people from around the world. We are honored to be recognized in the category of international cooperation, which is at the heart of our mission. This award honors those volunteers -the editors, photographers, writers, and developers- who make Wikipedia possible”.

Lila Tretikov, executive director at the Wikimedia Foundation

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