[Alac-sc-outreach] Fwd: [ALAC-Announce] ICANN News Alert -- ICANN59 Fellowship Application Round Now Open

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 14:28:20 UTC 2017

..so, there's a pattern emerging.  Hmmm, what could that be about, I ask?

The outreach component seems to be squeezed into smaller and smaller
vessels.  There is the perennial complaint - from the contracted parties -
that it costs too much and, afterall, they're the ones who fund that sucker
and they don't need no outreach.  ICANN - the corporation - has always
expected others to fund outreach on its behalf. All you need do is look at
ALS in the context of the MOU and see how it is articulated.  Comes the
latest ALAC Review which clearly bemoans the outcomes of outreach.

Go figure.

*Carlton A Samuels*

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On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 5:32 AM, Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>

> Dear colleagues,
> please be so kind to find the announcement below for the ICANN fellowship
> for Johannesburg.
> I am not happy. I am not happy at all since you will notice two things:
> 1. the Helsinki meeting taking place during MidSummer, what was going to
> be originally a Policy + Outreach meeting, which is what meeting B was
> supposed to be, became a Policy only meeting, as there was nobody to do
> outreach to. Remember that Meeting B needing to happen on continents that
> did not have the infrastructure and capacity to host an A or C meeting, and
> was supposed to have a significant outreach component part. The Jo'burg
> meeting is now set to be a "policy only" meeting!!!
> 2. As a result, we are faced with being on a continent that requires the
> most outreach and engagement, but are told that as this is a "policy
> forum", applications are restricted to only Fellowship Program Alumni. I
> thought that completely defeats the purpose of a Meeting B.
> What is going on? I think that the ALAC should seek a formal response from
> the ICANN Board about this.
> Olivier
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> Subject: [ALAC-Announce] ICANN News Alert -- ICANN59 Fellowship
> Application Round Now Open
> Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2017 09:39:46 +0000
> From: ICANN At-Large Staff <staff at atlarge.icann.org>
> <staff at atlarge.icann.org>
> To: ALAC Announce <alac-announce at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
> <alac-announce at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
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> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.icann.org_&d=DgMFaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=mrDeztziKLa7gZqGADzxcnHA3QXmXYsnChWYBR4NElI&m=dICpJz2iYl1uhdUBnFDmHR8Hl9duK6DvL0VW5WYJcgI&s=nHNi9XuBXEPqNyIO9slh6JdKFHAnnZriubgyEPI_tsI&e=> News
> Alert
> https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-12-23-en[icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.icann.org_news_announcement-2D2-2D2016-2D12-2D23-2Den&d=DgMFaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=mrDeztziKLa7gZqGADzxcnHA3QXmXYsnChWYBR4NElI&m=dICpJz2iYl1uhdUBnFDmHR8Hl9duK6DvL0VW5WYJcgI&s=TKSZN6Z4TLYPGs-eXmGbHQw7T0VWnvNpqAA4qSImitc&e=>
> ------------------------------
> ICANN59 Fellowship Application Round Now Open
> 23 December 2016
> ICANN launches the application round for ICANN59. This round is open only
> for Fellowship Program Alumni, those who have previously completed an ICANN
> Fellowship, as it is a Community Policy Forum The meeting takes place from
> 26-29 June 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The deadline to apply 27
> January 2017 at 23:59 UTC. Successful candidates will be announced on 24
> March 2017 on ICANN.org[icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.icann.org_&d=DgMFaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=mrDeztziKLa7gZqGADzxcnHA3QXmXYsnChWYBR4NElI&m=dICpJz2iYl1uhdUBnFDmHR8Hl9duK6DvL0VW5WYJcgI&s=OAFJzZCqxHpj4X_dAoQsEeBfJvyiPWSoxVRTJakQ3uk&e=>
> .
> The Fellowship Program
> The ICANN Fellowship Program[icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.icann.org_fellowshipprogram&d=DgMFaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=mrDeztziKLa7gZqGADzxcnHA3QXmXYsnChWYBR4NElI&m=dICpJz2iYl1uhdUBnFDmHR8Hl9duK6DvL0VW5WYJcgI&s=zH3eh_DPLo0IpWBhJdmN43sScWeWihr9UukgghZuFME&e=>
> seeks out those who are interested in, or already engaged in, the various
> components of ICANN's work in policy building, the operation of the Domain
> Name System and the security and stability of the global Internet. The goal
> of the Program is to help create a broader base of knowledgeable
> constituents to engage in the ICANN multistakeholder process and become the
> new voice of experience in their regions and on the global stage.
> Since its creation in 2007, the Fellowship Program has built a strong
> group of individuals who are actively participating in all of the ICANN
> communities as well as various Internet governance entities within the
> Internet ecosystem. Their engagement ranges from writing articles and
> blogs, providing online or in-person public comment in regard to bottom up
> policy building, engaging in Internet conferences and panel discussions,
> lifting a pen in working groups, mentoring newcomers, assisting our
> regional leaders and becoming leaders themselves.
> Click here for more information »[icann.org]
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