[Alac-sc-outreach] [ALAC] Fwd: [ICANN60_Onboarding] Call for ICANN61 Nominations
daniel.nanghaka at isoc.ug
Fri Nov 24 01:35:04 UTC 2017
Following the thread, I highlight that
1. CROP should not be interfeared with because Outreach and Engagement
within the region needs to be done especially with strong focus in
Engagement. My view of CROP is that we have done tremendous work and
succeeded in getting ALSes. This has been driven by the awesome increase in
numbers of the ALSes. Focus of O&E should be towards how do we enhance
engagement of the new ALSes and Individuals who come in.
2. COP is great and definitely in the next FY an appropriate budget should
be allocated for the mentees and mentor to attend the meetings. There input
and engagement during the mentorship process should be monitored which
again calls in the metrics.
3. Newcomers are great despite most of them do not understand the PDPs,
with guidance I believe the fellowship program is great, I happened to
snick into one of the NextGens and Fellowship meetings at ICANN60, I can
testify that the work done there is simply amazing, Beran was doing a great
job with mentees which was really great which I believe all the others are
4, If funds/slots are available then some can be allocated to the mentees
to attend the meetings because these meetings enhance their engagement in
5. CROP use of funds out of the region are restricted for ALSes - I believe
this needs to be revised because some Global events like the IGF calls in
more International participation and Outreach from the RALO is not
adequate, this requires joint effort from all regions. This years IGF we
have a number of representatives from O&E where the booth is being managed
by Glenn, which I could look at as a pilot of how best we can have Outreach
and engage members at the iGF, awaiting the report.
Dev did a great job in the COP program with Beran and Isaac - Personally I
appreciate the work done by Dev, I suggest that Since Olivier is leading
the program under O&E we should have a call such that best recommendations
be discussed and we explore possibilities and impossibilities,
opportunities that can be tapped in to maximise the effective and efficient
impementation of COP.
Daniel K. Nanghaka
ALAC Sub-Committee on Outreach and Engagement – Co-chair from AFRALO
ISOC Uganda Chapter
Tel: +256 772 898298
On 24 November 2017 at 00:30, Beran Dondeh via Alac-sc-outreach <
alac-sc-outreach at atlarge-lists.icann.org> wrote:
> Dear all,
> This is just to clarify that this proposed implementation was a document
> that Dev, myself and Isaac developed and shared with Janice and Alan at the
> time. We will gladly share with staff to put it on the agenda for the ALAC
> call on the 28 for further discussion.
> On Nov 23, 2017, at 3:10 PM, Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
> Hello all,
> on the process to select mentors/mentees.
> On 22/11/2017 00:01, Seun Ojedeji wrote:
> ALAC Selection Committee?
> SO: I think this group are used to reviewing and selecting such non-RALO
> centric positions and may be in a better place to perform this task.
> Overall my suggestion is to push this to the ASC.
> Recognising it was an excellent idea I shared this with the ALT yesterday
> and this idea has received support.
> Today I had a call with Beran Dondeh Gillen, one of this past year's
> Mentees. She, along with Isaac Maposa, were mentored by Dev Anand
> Teelucksingh and put together a proposal for a follow-up to the mentoring
> program. This proposal was that in the next cycle, five people from
> At-Large should be mentored, one from each RALO.
> With the news that only 1 mentee & 1 mentor would be funded, specifically
> in the lead up to the next ICANN meeting, with 1 other mentee that would
> need to be funded by other means, the concept of having 5 mentees sounded
> as though not possible. Heidi asked Ergys Ramaj about having 5 mentees
> funded, one for each region. That was categorically refused as there isn't
> the funding to do this, this year.
> So Beran suggested a version of the proposed plan:
> - 5 mentees, to be proposed by each RALO, but actually selected, one per
> region, by the ALAC Selection Committee.
> - 1 mentor selected from a slate of applicants, by the ALAC Selection
> The mentor starts mentoring all 5 mentees through a set of calls
> throughout the year, with the 5 mentees. The mentor travels to each of the
> ICANN meetings in the year.
> With 3 ICANN meetings in a year, 2 mentees go to March meeting. 2 mentees
> go to June meeting. 1 mentee goes to AGM in November. Thus, all 5 mentees
> have had a chance to attend one funded ICANN meeting. This means there is
> actually a shortfall of only 2 travel slots, one at the March meeting and
> one at the June meeting. As the focus for mentoring is about policy, one
> slot for each of these two meetings could be a discretionary slot current
> available for a policy person to take part in the meeting.
> This is just a simple proposal - Feedback/Comments welcome as soon as
> possible! We need to have finalised a process by the end of this week.
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