The News

What's New

New from the WorldGenWeb Project

 We try to keep this page updated with the latest changes but don't always do a very good job with it!

March 2014 - Upgraded to the latest version of software that manages the website.

9/15/2008 - The WorldGenWeb Project is pleased to showcase the new format and tools of the redesigned WorldGenWeb website.

 

3/8/2008 - Charlotte Meyer has stepped down as the AsiaGenWeb and SouthAmericaGenWeb Regional Coordinator - Charlotte has served in this position since 1998.  The Advisory Board thanks her for her service and wish her well in her future endeavors.

3/7/2008 - Mike Jarvis has stepped down as the NorthAmGenWeb Regional Coordinator.  Mike has served in this position since 1997.  The Advisory Board thanks him  for his service and wish him well in his future endeavors.

8/18/2007 - The AfricaGenWeb Project announces the developement of websites for each of the countries.

8/10/2007 - Denise Wells has been appointed as the Regional Coordinator for the CaribbenGenWeb region.

8/1/2007 - Colleen Clements has been appointed as the Regional Coordinator for EastEuropeGenWeb, Nathan Zipfel has been appointed as the Regional Coordinator for the BritishIslesGenWeb.

7/14/2007 - Jan Cortez has stepped down as the Regional Coordinator for the BritishIslesGenWeb, we wish her well and thank her for her service and contributions to the WorldGenWeb Project.

7/6/2006 - Charles Wardell has stepped down as the Regional Coordinator for the EastEuropeGenWeb.  Charles has served in that position since 1997.  The Advisory Board thanks him for his many years of volunteer service.  He has and will continue to be an invaluable member of the WorldGenWeb Project.

7/3/2006 - Monifa Marrero was removed as the CaribbeanGenWeb Project Regional Coordinator as we have been unable to make any contact with her.  We thank her for your service to the WorldGenWeb Project.

7/2/2006

Denise Wells has been appointed as the new Regional Coordinator for the MediterraneanGenWeb

6/30/2006

Christine Goff has stepped down as the MediterraneanGenWeb Regional Coordinator.  We wish her well.

11/14/2005

The WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board elected Jan Cortez to the position of the BritishIslesGenWeb Regional Coordinator.  We welcome her as the newest member of the WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board.

1/5/2004

The WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board has re-elected Nathan Zipfel to serve as Chairperson of the Advisory Board for another 2 year term.

9/25/2003

The WorldGenWeb Project Advisory board elected Monifa A. Marrero to the position of the CaribbeanGenWeb Regional Coordinator.  We welcome her as the newest member of the WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board.

 

12/12/02

The WorldGenWeb Project Advisory board elected Christine Goff to the position of the MediterraneanGenWeb Regional Coordinator.  Christine is the current host of the GreeceGenWeb Project.  We welcome her as the newest member of the WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board.

11/11/02

The AfricaGenWeb Projects new URL is http://www.africagenweb.org/  The MediterraneanGenWeb Projects new URL is http://www.mediterraneangenweb.com/

9/15/01

On behalf of the WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board we wish to express our condolences to the victims and families of the terrorist attacks on the United States. It is a tragic time not only for the United States, but also for the entire world.

9/10/01

The WorldGenWeb Project's Charlotte Meyer (AsiaGenWeb Coordinator) is representing us at the FGS Conference September 12-15 in the Quad Cities/Davenport, Iowa. The WGW has a booth at the conference and Charlotte has been conducting web tours for visitors!

8/1/01

The WorldGenWeb Review e-zine was created to keep the visitors and friends of the WorldGenWeb Project informed about what is happening in the WorldGenWeb Project. We will be providing helpful information on how to utilize the WorldGenWeb Project as well as resources to assist you in your research. For more information, please visit the Review Home page.

7/15/01

The Shamrock Roots List is working jointly with the IrelandGenWeb Project to create an all-irish lookup exchange. Lookup volunteers are needed - to volunteer to help please visit our Special Project's Page.

7/1/01

E-Transcriptum is a new project, started by Pascal Lincarre of our FranceGenWeb Project. E-Transcriptum provides free transcription services in over 54 languages. To learn more about E-Transcriptum, please visit their website, http://www.etranscriptum.net.

6/22/01

The WorldGenWeb announces the merger of the RootsWeb GenConnect Message Board system into the existing Ancestry.com Message Board network. This merger caused a number of problems for both board administrators and visitors. Most of these problems have been corrected and the board system seems to be up and running without further problems. To visit the Message Boards, please see http://boards.rootsweb.com.