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[npoc-voice] Fwd: [liaison6c] ICANN Seeks Volunteers

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  • From: Alain Berranger <alain.berranger@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:14:52 -0500

Dear NPOC Colleagues,

This may interest some of you!

Best, Alain

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Glen de Saint Géry <Glen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 6:15 PM
Subject: [liaison6c] ICANN Seeks Volunteers
To: liaison6c <liaison6c@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


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*February 7, 2012******Volunteers Sought to Help Evaluate Generic Top-Level
Domain Applicants Seeking Financial Support******New Panel Will Help Expand
Internet’s Reach*****



http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-3-03feb12-en.htm<http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-3-03feb12-en.htm>
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*Marina del Rey, California…* The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names
and Numbers (ICANN) is seeking volunteers who will assist in the evaluation
of those organizations seeking financial support to apply for a new generic
Top-Level Domain (gTLD).****

“These volunteers will be key to ICANN’s effort to assure that the
less-developed parts of the world are able to participate in the new Domain
name program,” said Kurt Pritz, Senior Vice President. “The panel members
will make a real impact in ensuring that the opportunities for innovation
and economic development created by the Internet are open to everyone.”  ***
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The volunteers will be chosen for their background and experience in areas
such as running a small business, operating in developing economies,
analyzing business plans, serving in the public interest, managing a domain
name registry service, or awarding grants.****

The financial assistance component of the Applicant Support Program offers
a limited number of qualifying applicants the opportunity to pay a reduced
evaluation fee of $47,000 instead of the full evaluation fee of $185,000.***
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The selected volunteers will assist in the evaluation of financial support
applicants in the context of established public interest, financial
capabilities and financial need criteria as outlined in the “Financial
Assistance 
Handbook<http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/candidate-support/financial-assistance-handbook-11jan12-en.pdf>.”
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Those who are interested in applying, should review the criteria, time
commitment and other expectations, which are detailed here:
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/candidate-support/sarp-eoi-request-03feb12-en.pdf
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   - To learn more about the Applicant Support Program, go here:
   http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/candidate-support.****


   - To read the New gTLD Financial Assistance Handbook, go here:
   
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/candidate-support/financial-assistance-handbook-11jan12-en.pdf
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   - To learn more about the New gTLD program, go here:
   http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/about/program/materials****

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Glen de Saint Géry****

GNSO Secretariat****

gnso.secretariat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx****

http://gnso.icann.org****

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-- 
Alain Berranger, B.Eng, MBA
Member, Board of Directors, CECI,
http://www.ceci.ca<http://www.ceci.ca/en/about-ceci/team/board-of-directors/>
Executive-in-residence, Schulich School of Business, www.schulich.yorku.ca
NA representative, Chasquinet Foundation, www.chasquinet.org
interim Membership Committee Chair, NPOC, NCSG, ICANN, http://npoc.org/
O:+1 514 484 7824; M:+1 514 704 7824
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