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[gnso-geo-dg] ICANN regions - scope of GNSO work

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  • Subject: [gnso-geo-dg] ICANN regions - scope of GNSO work
  • From: "Philip Sheppard" <philip.sheppard@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 14:08:24 +0200

As we start to find dates for this group perhaps we can agree on line in 
advance on the
scope and basis of our work ?
Allow me to make some suggestions.
ICANN regions and their relevance to the GNSO.
(thus we do not need to comment on EVERY aspect of the CCSO report or ALL 
implications for
If we agree to the above then for me we need to answer what do we mean by 
The relevance of ICANN regions to the GNSO is as a means of implementing 
diversity for:
a) GNSO Council members
b) any one else eg Board ???
And perhaps we could also agree on some basic principles relevant to the above?
1. ICANN should avoid making geo-political judgements and so where regions are 
refer to an authoritative third party.
2. Where there are grey areas in such a third party regional construct,  
members of
constituencies (or territories) may opt-in (in advance) to whichever region 
they wish
(subject to some underlying logic to avoid mere whim).
Your thoughts on this shaping would be most welcome.

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