[ALAC] Proposal for ALAC work on future challenges

Hong Xue hongxueipr at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 01:34:54 UTC 2011


If this is an "ALAC" TF, rather than At-Large TF, I guess only ALAC member
can join. Am I right?

Hong





On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:50 AM, Tijani BEN JEMAA
<tijani.benjemaa at fmai.org>wrote:

> Dear Jean Jacques,
>
>
>
> I volunteer to be member of the team.
>
> As for the name, I think it should be expressive and simple, but I’m well
> with anyone that can be accepted by all.
>
> Regarding the themes, I do think that the first action of this team is to
> seek input from the whole At-Large (ALSes, RALOs and ALAC). As you said
> their number shouldn’t exceed 5.
>
>
>
> Again, thank you for the initiative
>
>
>
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> Tijani BEN JEMAA
>
> Executive Director
>
> Mediterranean Federation of Internet Associations
>
> Phone : + 216 70 825 231
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> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : alac-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> [mailto:alac-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] De la part de Jean-Jacques
> SUBRENAT
> Envoyé : dimanche 27 mars 2011 05:57
> À : ICANN At-Large Staff; alac at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> Objet : Re: [ALAC] Proposal for ALAC work on future challenges
> Importance : Haute
>
>
>
> Dear All,
>
>
>
> after the initial e-mail from a week ago, here are the suggested next
>
> steps.
>
>
>
> WORK PLAN: as discussed before the vote, the idea is to have a limited
>
> number of themes (not more than 5?) to effectively cover areas the
>
> At-Large structures consider to be strategic. This does not imply any
>
> shift of attention away from other areas currently covered, nor from
>
> existing or expected obligations of the ALAC (response to Board request
>
> for advice, etc). To start the ball rolling, here are my own suggestions:
>
> - The global public interest (definition, overlap or separation of roles
>
> between various parts of the ICANN community, desired contribution from
>
> At-Large structures, action and possible impact by the ALAC on ICANN
>
> policy and orientations);
>
> - Key areas of possible ALAC action to uphold the global public interest
>
> (for starters: new TLDs, WHOIS,...);
>
> - Beyond the ALAC Review recommendations: how to increase the impact of
>
> At-Large within ICANN (policy formation, working with other components of
>
> ICANN, a communications policy for At-Large).
>
>
>
> MEMBERSHIP, CHAIR(s): Please indicate if you are interested in being part
>
> of this team, and if you'd accept being co-chair. It is suggested that
>
> once the membership has been approved by the ALAC for 2011-2012, the Task
>
> Force will designate its 2 co-chairs (2 in order to cope with temporary
>
> unavailability of either, and because it's a best practice). When a member
>
> leaves, (s)he may be replaced numerically by another volunteer.
>
>
>
> CHARTER: this should cover the term of the mandate (2011-12), strategic
>
> areas to be covered (see above), membership, mode of selection of the two
>
> co-chairs, and the usual administrative aspects (Staff support, frequency
>
> of meetings, reporting, archives, etc.). If our Chair or the ExCom agree,
>
> I would be grateful if Staff sent around what they consider a workable
>
> charter model (when I was on the Board, this was dealt with extensively by
>
> the BGC).
>
>
>
> NAME: during the discussion before the vote, TF-F (ALAC Task Force
>
> 'Future') was put forward. What's your view?
>
>
>
> We'll have time to cover other aspects, or go into more detail, at the
>
> next stage.
>
>
>
> I'd be grateful for your input.
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Jean-Jacques.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On 17/03/11 10:42, "Jean-Jacques SUBRENAT" <jjs.global at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> >Dear All,
>
> >
>
> >- thank you Chair for accommodating my request to make a quick oral
>
> >presentation this morning (Thursday 17 March);
>
> >- I am grateful to Evan and Gareth for moving and seconding a motion, and
>
> >thank you colleagues for supporting it.
>
> >
>
> >Taking into account remarks made so far by members of the ALAC, my
>
> >proposal now reads:
>
> >
>
> >PURPOSE AND NAME
>
> >
>
> >It is suggested the group be called, at least for the time being, ALAC
>
> >Task Force F (for Future), or TF-F. The notion of "task force" underlines
>
> >its temporary nature, the fact that its duty is to address a given set of
>
> >issues, and that it is expected to deliver results within a given time
>
> >frame.
>
> >
>
> >MEMBERSHIP
>
> >
>
> >It is hoped the composition of TF-F will be fairly representative of
>
> >overall geographic diversity of the At-Large structures, but clearly
>
> >personal motivation is of prime importance. Once the list of members has
>
> >been established and agreed upon by ALAC, the members of TF-F will choose
>
> >their two co-chairs (this can be done by e-mail, or in a conference call).
>
> >Once constituted, TF-F may call upon experts, as required.
>
> >
>
> >PROGRAMME
>
> >
>
> >The first task of TF-F will be to propose a limited list of (perhaps 3 or
>
> >4) priority issues which the ALAC should address in the near future,
>
> >because of their impact on the global Internet, on ICANN, on At-Large.
>
> >ALAC members are encouraged to consult their regional communities on the
>
> >topics which are considered of importance. Once the ALAC has established
>
> >the initial list of issues, these shall constitute the core of the work
>
> >programme for TF-F for 2011.
>
> >
>
> >STAFF SUPPORT
>
> >
>
> >In parallel to the membership of TF-F being finalized, it would be
>
> >necessary to finalize arrangements for Staff support for TF-F.
>
> >
>
> >VERY NEXT STEPS
>
> >
>
> >ALAC members interested in taking part in this work are requested to reply
>
> >to this e-mail to
>
> >
>
> >*    make known their candidacy
>
> >*    list the 3 to 5 topics they consider At-Large should take a position
>
> >on, with regard to the future of the Internet, ICANN, or At-Large (in
>
> >their order of priority, 1 being the most important or urgent). At this
>
> >stage, the wording of these topics should be brief and self-evident.
>
> >
>
> >**
>
> >
>
> >
>
> >I'd be glad to respond to any questions or comments.
>
> >
>
> >Regards,
>
> >Jean-Jacques.
>
> >
>
> >
>
> >
>
> >On 17/03/11 08:41, "ICANN At-Large Staff" <staff at atlarge.icann.org>
> wrote:
>
> >
>
> >>Dear All,
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>Please see below a proposal by Jean-Jacques on the use of a currently
>
> >>standing Working Group or the establish of a Task Force to discuss
>
> >>emerging
>
> >>ALAC challenges. This proposal will be discussed during today's Wrap-Up
>
> >>Session:
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>**
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>Dear All,
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>at the ALAC meeting on Sunday 13 March, a proposal was made regarding a
>
> >>working group or task force which would discuss emerging challenges and
>
> >>the
>
> >>way ALAC should address them. Building upon the debate which followed,
>
> >>and
>
> >>on conversations which have taken place since then, the following
>
> >>elements
>
> >>are submitted to your approval and/or discussion:
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>PURPOSE AND NAME
>
> >>
>
> >>It is suggested the group would be called, at least for the time being,
>
> >>ALAC
>
> >>Task Force F (for Future), or TF-F. The notion of "task force" underlines
>
> >>its temporary nature, the fact that its duty is to address a given set of
>
> >>issues, and that it is expected to deliver results within a given time
>
> >>frame.
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>MEMBERSHIP
>
> >>
>
> >>It is hoped the composition of TF-F will be fairly representative of
>
> >>ALAC's
>
> >>overall geographic diversity, but clearly personal motivation is of prime
>
> >>importance. Once the list of members has been established and agreed upon
>
> >>by
>
> >>ALAC, the members of TF-F will choose their two co-chairs (this can be
>
> >>done
>
> >>by e-mail, or in a conference call). Once constituted, TF-F may call upon
>
> >>experts, as required.
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>PROGRAMME
>
> >>
>
> >>The first task of TF-F will be to propose a limited list of (perhaps 3 or
>
> >>4)
>
> >>priority issues which the ALAC should address in the near future, because
>
> >>of
>
> >>their impact on the global Internet, on ICANN, on ALAC. These issues
>
> >>shall
>
> >>constitute the core of the work programme for TF-F for 2011.
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>STAFF SUPPORT
>
> >>
>
> >>In parallel to the membership of TF-F being finalized, it would be
>
> >>necessary
>
> >>to finalize arrangements for Staff support for TF-F.
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>VERY NEXT STEPS
>
> >>
>
> >>ALAC members interested in taking part in this work are requested to
>
> >>reply
>
> >>to this e-mail to
>
> >>
>
> >>*    make known their candidacy
>
> >>*    list the 3 or 4 topics they consider ALAC should take a position on,
>
> >>with regard to the future of the Internet, ICANN, or ALAC (in their order
>
> >>of
>
> >>priority, 1 being the most important or urgent). At this stage, the
>
> >>wording
>
> >>of these topics should be brief and self-evident.
>
> >>
>
> >>**
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>Regards,
>
> >>
>
> >>Heidi Ullrich, Matthias Langenegger, Seth Greene, Gisella Gruber-White,
>
> >>Marilyn Vernon,
>
> >>
>
> >>ICANN At-Large Staff
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
> >>
>
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Dr. Hong Xue
Professor of Law
Director of Institute for the Internet Policy & Law (IIPL)
Beijing Normal University
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