[AFRI-Discuss] Call for Topics: Joint AFRALO-AfrICANN Statement for ICANN65

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Wed May 15 01:52:30 UTC 2019

Dear Colleagues,

I support the proposed topic. Happy to be part of the drafting team.

Best Regards

On 5/15/19, ABDULKARIM AYOPO OLOYEDE <oloyede.aa at unilorin.edu.ng> wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to suggest that we discuss issues on  "Evolving the ICANN
> Multistakeholder Model".
> There have been a lot of discussions recently around improving the
> multistakeholder model within ICANN and Seun raised a critical Issue on the
> multistakeholder model at the Kobe meeting. The board has also been looking
> at this issue, and I believe it significantly affects us as a community. We
> need to have a clear voice on areas in which we believe the model can be
> improved cos it seems a lot of our views are being lost in the process and
> a critical component of multistakeholder are trusting each other and
> reaching a consensus that everyone can live with.  At the moment this seems
> not to be exactly the case.
> Therefore I suggest we need to articulate our points on this and put it
> before the board especially as the meeting is being held in Africa and are
> not going to have another meeting in Africa until after 2021 according to
> the schedule.
> I can be part of the drafting team
> Abdulkarim
> On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 11:10 PM Sarah Kiden <skiden at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Colleagues,
>> I hope this email finds you well. The ICANN65 Policy Meeting is scheduled
>> for June 24 - 27, 2019 in Marrakech, Morocco. We plan to have the Joint
>> AFRALO-AfrICANN meeting.
>> We would like to invite you to submit topics for the meeting. For the
>> last
>> meeting in Kobe, Japan, our statement was New gTLD Subsequent Procedure:
>> Proposal of Neustar regarding the upcoming round of New gTLDs
>> <https://community.icann.org/download/attachments/5996930/Joint%20AFRALO-AfrICANN%20meeting%20Kobe%2C%20March%202019-final.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1554848007000&api=v2>.
>> Please see all previous statements here
>> <https://community.icann.org/display/AFRALO/Joint+AFRALO-AfrICANN+Statements+Workspace>.
>> We would also like to invite those interested in joining the drafting
>> team
>> to express interest either off list or by responding to this email.
>> Please send your suggested topics by *Monday, 20 May 2019*, after which
>> the drafting team will prepare a draft statement that will be shared with
>> the rest of the members. Please note that we need to complete our
>> statement
>> in time to allow translation into French.
>> Looking forward to your contributions.
>> Kind regards,
>> Sarah Kiden
>> AFRALO Secretariat
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