[AFRI-Discuss] Welcome to At-Large!

Remmy Nweke remmyn at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 09:41:55 UTC 2016

Welcome Abdel and Adam
Good to have you here..
Remmy Nweke

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On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 3:09 AM, ICANN At-Large Staff <
staff at atlarge.icann.org> wrote:

> Dear Abdelkerim and Adam,
> ICANN's At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is pleased to inform you that
> ACIEDD has been certified as an At-Large Structure (ALS).  The ALAC greatly
> appreciates your group's interest in involving individual users in AFRALO
> and ICANN and looks forward to working with you and your colleagues.
> The ALAC is eager to promote a productive working relationship between
> your organization, other ALSes, and the ALAC (and ICANN in general), and
> your input on how we can make this a success would be greatly appreciated.
> It¹s very important to keep the members of your organization informed
> (about significant news from ICANN and information on ICANN
> policy-development efforts) and engaged in activities of interest. Here are
> a few of the tools members of At-Large find useful:
> The At-Large wiki space is where you can find most of the relevant
> information:
> The At-Large introductory page
> <https://community.icann.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=2265510> help
> you navigate through the wiki contents. This is where you can find the
> latest announcements, and subscribe to the At-Large Google calendar
> <https://community.icann.org/display/atlarge/Calendar> at the bottom of
> the page. This will ensure you never miss a meeting!
> From any chosen page in the At-Large wiki, you can find your bearings
> easily by navigating via the purple box at the top left hand corner of the
> page. It is very convenient to be able to consult the latest At-Large
> Policy Development Activity <https://community.icann.org/x/bwFO> , find
> out more about the Regional At-Large Organizations (RALOs)
> <https://community.icann.org/display/atlarge/Regional+At-Large+Organisations>,
> and about At-Large Working Groups
> <https://community.icann.org/display/atlarge/At-Large+Working+Groups> .  For
> the most up to date information about At-Large meetings during ICANN Public
> meetings,  it is worth bookmarking this wiki page
> <https://community.icann.org/display/atlarge/ICANN+Meetings>!
> *Regional wiki webpages* also have been created to distribute information
> (including in local languages) on activities, events and issues of
> particular interest to people in each region. These are maintained by the
> community. They are:
> African Region: http://www.afralo.org
> Asia/Australia/Pacific Region: http://www.apralo.org
> European Region: http://www.euralo.org
> Latin America/Caribbean Region:  http://www.lacralo.org
> North American Region: http://www.naralo.org
> *At-Large Mailing Lists.* There are many At-Large email lists, for each
> region, you can sign up to them and manage your subscriptions at:
> http://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo . The primary and
> secondary points of contact you have identified in the application form
> will automatically be added to your region's list just for accredited ALSes
> to discuss regional issues and to the mailing list for Staff announcements (only
> Staff can post messages to that list); you are invited to join others as
> you wish.
> *ALAC website*. The ALAC website <https://atlarge.icann.org/>  is a good
> source for ICANN news and information of interest to individual Internet
> users.  We encourage you to provide your members with a link.  The ALAC
> relies on volunteers to translate information into multiple languages.
> Translations of documents on the website are welcome and should be sent to
>   At-Large staff. <staff at atlarge.icann.org>
> *ICANN website:* The ICANN website <https://www.icann.org/> is where all
> announcements <https://www.icann.org/news>  are posted, and where you can
> find practical information about ICANN Public meetings
> <http://meetings.icann.org/> .
> *Skype chat*: At-Large community members and staff use Skype group chats
> extensively. A group chat exists for most Working Groups and RALOs. So
> please don¹t hesitate to send At-Large Staff your Skype ID and we¹ll
> gladly add you to the relevant chats. Please click here
> <http://www.skype.com/en/> if you don¹t have a Skype account. It¹s free
> and staff are available to help if you run into any trouble.
> *Facebook*: The At-Large community has its own Facebook page
> <https://www.facebook.com/icann.atlarge?fref=ts> . It¹s useful to keep up
> with announcements and helpful information.
> *Twitter*: Members of At-Large tweet extensively and are particularly
> active during ICANN Public meetings. Follow At-Large on Twitter
> <https://twitter.com/ICANNAtLarge?lang=fr%3E>* !*
> We will forward the At-Large Beginners¹ guide shortly, as it is in the
> process of being updated. In the meantime, please refer to the recording of
> our Informal Welcome Webinar
> <https://icann.adobeconnect.com/p2zgjaka0ml/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal>
> for new ALSes  which took place in July2015. Another series of on boarding
> webinars will be scheduled shortly and notification will go out to all new
> ALSes.
> We look forward to working with you and your organization's members to
> advance individual Internet users' interests within ICANN.  If you have any
> questions, or need additional information, please contact us at
> staff at atlarge.icann.org.
> Sincerely,
> The At-Large Advisory Committee
> http://www.atlarge.icann.org
> staff at atlarge.icann.org
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