[gnso-osc-csg] FW: [gnso-osc] Global Outreach Program Recommendations - for adoption September 24
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- Subject: [gnso-osc-csg] FW: [gnso-osc] Global Outreach Program Recommendations - for adoption September 24
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- Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:22:56 -0400
Olga and Mike,
Please see the email exchange below that contains several questions about the
Task 2 Document.
How would you like to proceed with a response?
Debra Y. Hughes, Senior Counsel
American Red Cross
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From: Avri Doria [mailto:avri@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, September 17, 2010 4:43 AM
Cc: Hughes, Debra Y.
Subject: Re: [gnso-osc] Global Outreach Program Recommendations - for adoption
I would argue in favor of the criteria for diversity. It is important to
realize that the perspective that diversity of gender or community brings is a
Perhaps in pure mathematics, this may not be the case. But in any subject area
that requires human perspective, qualifications are incomplete without gender
and other perspectives.
On 17 Sep 2010, at 11:29, Philip Sheppard wrote:
> Ron raises some valid questions for clarification here.
> Please let us know.
> Chair OSC
> From: Ron Andruff [mailto:randruff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 6:14 PM
> To: 'Philip Sheppard'; gnso-osc@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [gnso-osc] Global Outreach Program Recommendations - for
> adoption September 24
> I read the CSG Work Team's recommendations with interest and find it on the
> whole to be a good work product. I am particularly encouraged by the
> considerations given to 'translations' as this is one of the pillars that
> will support ICANN as it matures into a truly global institution. Clearly,
> outreach is a very important and heretofore underserved component of ICANN
> and the initiatives noted in the recommendations are solid steps in the right
> direction. A lot of good ideas but, as we all know, the devil is in the
> details and thus there is considerable work still ahead of us in this area.
> I have a couple of things that I wondered if the OSC might get some
> clarification on, as follows:
> 2.1.2 Membership of the Committee, 2nd paragraph notes: "The Committee
> membership should be long enough to allow the participation of host country
> and neighboring nations, and to leverage the outreach events and alert as
> many relevant parties to effectuate goals and activities." I don't
> understand this sentence. Can we get some clarification, as well as the Work
> Team's thinking behind the length of Committee member terms, how to manage
> 'institutional memory' with members rotating off the committee, and so forth?
> 18.104.22.168 Representation on the Committee, 4th para notes: "Committee members
> should cooperate with the ICANN Fellowship selection team to be able to
> invite up to ten key people to each ICANN event, who may include people who
> represent numerous groups, such as leaders of academia, business
> associations, and non-governmental organizations." Again, I do not
> understand what the sentence means, particularly who is being invited where?
> Some background would hopefully bring some clarity to the intent.
> My comment in regard to the first paragraph in this section (re:
> representation) is that with such a small committee, notwithstanding ICANN's
> principles of diversity, the committee's first priority (vis-à-vis selection
> criteria) should be based on an individual's qualifications in the realm of
> outreach rather than their gender or sector of the GNSO community from which
> they come. The second priority (which some may argue should be the first) is
> geo location for all of the obvious reasons.
> Thank you.
> Kind regards,
> Ronald N. Andruff
> RNA Partners, Inc.
> 220 Fifth Avenue
> New York, New York 10001
> + 1 212 481 2820 ext. 11
> From: owner-gnso-osc@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-gnso-osc@xxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Philip Sheppard
> Sent: Monday, September 13, 2010 4:23 AM
> To: gnso-osc@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gnso-osc] Global Outreach Program Recommendations - for adoption
> September 24
> Fellow OSC members,
> please find attached the final piece of work from the various teams within
> the OSC.
> It is a recommendation on outreach from the CSG team, chaired by Olga
> Cavalli, in an effort led by Debbie Hughes.
> Let me have your comments with a view to OSC adoption by September 24.
> After which, assuming a positive reception, we will send it to the GNSO
> OSC Chair