[AFRI-Discuss] ALAC Review Final Report Available; Consultation Open

At-Large Staff staff at atlarge.icann.org
Mon Jul 28 13:38:44 EDT 2008

Dear All:

ALAC Review: Final Report by Independent Evaluator Released

25 July 2008

ICANN is posting the summary (
f PDF, 85K) and final report (
[PDF, 561K] of the Independent Review of the ALAC submitted by Westlake

These documents will be available shortly in multiple languages.

ICANN is seeking public comment on the report. Details on the public comment
forum can be found at this URL:

The Chair of the ALAC requests that all ALSes consider the report carefully
and make comments during the public comment period. It is envisaged that an
ALAC response will be produced with full consultation by the At-Large

Westlake Consulting was selected by ICANN's Board to conduct the independent
review of the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and related structures. Key
objectives of the review include:

    * [To determine] whether the ALAC has a continuing purpose in the ICANN
structure; and,
    * If so, whether any change in structure or operations is desirable to
improve its effectiveness.

This review is part of ICANN's ongoing commitment to its evolution and
improvement. ICANN's bylaws require periodic, independent examinations of
the role and operation of key elements of ICANN.

More information about ICANN Independent Reviews is available at

Nick Ashton-Hart, Matthias Langenegger, Frederic Teboul
ICANN At-Large Staff
email: staff at atlarge.icann.org

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