[AFRI-Discuss] AFRALO ALAC election now open

At-Large Staff staff at atlarge.icann.org
Mon Oct 6 18:08:01 EDT 2008

Dear all, 

The acceptance period for candidates for the open seat in the At-Large
Adivsory Committee (ALAC) ended on September 28th and resulted in two
candidates standing for election:

Mrs Hawa Diakité
Mr Philemon Kissangou

In accordance with the election timeline announced by the Secretariat on
September 8th ( see
g/2008q3/000633.html), the election period will start now and run until
October 19th at 2359 UTC. The winner of this election will be announced on
October 20th.

The question to be put will be:

³Which candidate shall be elected Member of the At-Large Advisory
Committee with a term to commence at the conclusion of the ICANN Annual
General Meeting for 2008, and expiring at the conclusion of the ICANN AGM in

With possible answers:

Hawa Diakité (incumbent)
Jean Philemon Kissangou

If biographies we received in advance of the election they are linked to the

The election will be conducted via the BigPulse online voting system. Each
ALS representatives will shortly receive an email with his or her voting
credentials  sign-in name and password). There will be a link in that email
that should lead you to the login page. The representatives of the following
ALSes are allowed to vote in this election, with each ALS having one vote:

 ISOC Burundi  
 Anais, AC  
 Centre de Promotion et de Vulgarisation de l'informatique
 Association Congolaise des Utilisateurs de Logiciels Libres (ACOULL)
 CAFEC-Centre Africain d'Echange Culturel
 African Youth Foundation
 Moroccan Internet Society (MISOC)
 SchoolNet Africa  
 South African Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-ZA)
 Sudan Internet Society/ALAC
 Nigerian Internet Users Coalition (NIUC)
 Journalists' Union for Science & Technology Advancement in Africa
 Tunisian Internet Society
 Moroccan Association of Civil Society for Information Society (MACIS)

AFRALO Secretariat Election

The nominations for the AFRALO Secretariat resulted in only one candidate
being nominated. The Staff understand that as a consequence, the incumbent
Didier Kasole has been reappointed as the AFRALO Secretariat.
Congratulations Didier!


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

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