[CCWG-ACCT] Recommendation 6 and a way forward to include compromise text suggested by the Board
alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon Feb 8 14:53:33 UTC 2016
Let me resort to pragmatism. I know it may set a precedent, but I am
willing to risk it.
1. We are already pretty much locking in what will be done in WS2 in
Recommendation 12, including Human Rights.
2. As an AC Chair, I can definitively say that the workload
associated with chartering, populating and finding chairs for a new
CCWG is daunting, and not something we will approach frivolously.
3. Wearing my "I am not a lawyer" hat, but having spent a fair amount
of time over the last several decades reading, writing and
interpreting Bylaws, I cannot see having the ICANN Bylaws refer to a
specific CCWG or a sub-part thereof. If they need to make a reference
such as the one we are discussing, they should say the work will be
carried out by an appropriately chartered, generally/widely
supported, cross community working group.
Let's not devote more time and bandwidth to this and get on with
At 08/02/2016 04:20 AM, Bruce Tonkin wrote:
> >> - The Board seems to feel strongly that it would be advisable
> I would like Why it would be advisable for Board
> From a bylaws perspective - we felt that the Chartering
> organisations should have the option to split some of the work
> stream 2 topics into separate CCWG's with perhaps different
> membership that is most interested and/or skilled in the topic.
>As Alan and others have pointed out though - we still envisage that
>each CCWG should have broad participation from multiple SOs and ACs
>and basically have the same ability for open participation as the
>CCWG on accountability.
>I could imagine that some participants of the CCWG on Accountability
>would become members of a CCWG on human rights and attend every
>meeting, and some members may become participants (and monitor the
>mailing list and attend when available).
>The CCWG on Accountability still remains as an option to do all the
>work in work stream 2 - it is up to the chartering organisations to
>consider how best to manage the work. All we are doing is
>creating some flexibility.
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