[ALAC] [Secretariat] Fwd: Proposal to pool resources for an African Regional At Large Organisation General Assembly in Dakar

Fatimata Seye Sylla fsylla at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 17:45:40 UTC 2011

Thanks Olivier.  This is very well done.

Cheers to all of you

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 12:16 AM, Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>wrote:

> Dear all,
> please find the formal proposal enclosed. Although this has already been
> discussed, this is yet to be approved by ICANN Finance.
> Well done for putting this proposal together!
> Kind regards,
> Olivier
> -------- Message original --------
> Sujet:  Proposal to pool resources for an African Regional At Large
> Organisation General Assembly in Dakar
> Date :  Thu, 21 Jul 2011 02:03:30 +0200
> De :    Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
> Pour :  Akram Atallah <akram.atallah at icann.org>
> Copie à :       Janice Douma Lange <janice.lange at icann.org>, Olivier MJ
> Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
> Dear Akram:
> I am following up on your informal meeting with the ALAC ExCom on the
> Friday afternoon after the ICANN Meeting in Singapore.
> During that meeting, we informed you of the proposal by both the Latin
> American and Caribbean Regional At-Large Organization (LACRALO) and the
> European Regional At-Large Organization (EURALO) to pool their FY12
> project resource allocations, along with that of the African Regional
> At-Large Organization (AFRALO), to enable AFRALO to hold a General
> Assembly (GA) in Dakar.
> We are now formally making this proposal to you via the attached proposal.
> The proposal was initially drafted in Spanish by Sergio Salinas Porto,
> an ALAC member from LACRALO. Sergio included input from all five
> At-Large regions, after the topic was discussed during a recent Regional
> Secretariats Meeting. The draft was next translated into English by
> ICANN’s Language Services Department, and both the Spanish and English
> pages were posted on a dedicated Confluence wiki page
> (https://community.icann.org/x/XYQKAQ). Finally, the proposal was
> reviewed and commented on by all five Regional At-Large Organizations
> (RALOs), and its principles were approved.
> I would like to applaud the RALOs for the solidarity and foresight
> demonstrated by this proposal. At-Large believes that all ICANN
> communities need to begin looking beyond their own immediate needs and
> circumstances, and the enclosed proposal exemplifies exactly this type
> of consensus-based leadership.
> I therefore trust that this formal proposal will meet with your approval.
> Warmest regards,
> Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond
> ALAC Chair
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