[cc-humanrights] REMINDER call Friday + homework - Re: proposed workplan up to Marrakech

Niels ten Oever niels at article19.org
Mon Nov 23 12:38:54 UTC 2015

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Dear all,

I hope this email finds you well. This is a short reminder for our
call coming Friday as well as a reminder for preparatory work for the

So please ensure you had a call or an exchange of emails within your
subgroup to discuss the terms of reference of your subgroup as well as
a planning of the work before the call on Friday.

Please let me know if you need any support to make that happen. Feel
free to reach out to your subgroup via this list if you don't have the
relevant email addresses.



Niels ten Oever
Head of Digital

Article 19

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On 10/30/2015 03:06 PM, Niels ten Oever wrote:
> Dear all,
> We can look back at a very productive ICANN54 in Dublin where the 
> CCWP-HR did a lot of work, where you all have been part of and/or 
> contributed to. To give you a quick summary:
> 1. GAC WG Human Rights Intl Law The CCWP-HR met with the GAC WG on 
> Human Rights and Intl Law (HRIL). We gave a presentation of our 
> report and an overview of next steps. The GAC WG is working 
> reaching consensus on their own terms of reference. A positive 
> account of this meeting is part of the GAC communique [0] The GAC 
> WG HRIL also has a new co-chair; Jorge Cancio.
> 2. Meeting with the Board The ICANN board reiterated their 
> commitment to human rights and indicated Markus Kummer and 
> Lousewies van der Laan as board Liaisons for the topic of human 
> rights.
> Fadi mentioned that Nora Abusitta [1] could be our contact person 
> in ICANN staff.
> 3. CCWP-HR public meeting The session was very well attended. 
> Visualizations and our new report were presented respectively by 
> Marilia and Motoko, which were both very well received. There were 
> great inputs from the IPC, SSAC, the Council of Europe, an IXP, 
> Twitter, and the ombudsman. More detail on presentations, agenda 
> and transcript can be found here [2]
> 4. CCWP-HR working session There was a lot of enthusiasm for this 
> session, which has resulted in very clear topics the CCWP-HR wants 
> to work in the time up to the meeting in Marrakesh. The following 
> things were agreed:
> 1. - Continue and finalize work on visualization. This work aims to
> raise awareness on ICANNs (potential) impact on human rights. - 
> Marilia Maciel * - Stefania Milan - Ellen Strickland
> 2. -  Document cases and examples in which ICANN is (potentially) 
> impacting human rights (for example RAA, UDRP, WHOIS) - Pranesh 
> Prakashn * - Chris LaHatte - Stephanie Perrin - Monika Zalnieriute
>  - Karel Douglas - Bastiaan Goslings
> 3. - Advancing the work on proposing specific internal processes 
> and procedural aspects on how ICANN can operationalize its 
> commitment to human rights - Niels ten Oever * - Tatiana Tropina - 
> Peter Kimpian - Rafik Dammak - Aarti Bhavana - Motoko Aizawa
> 4. - Providing input to PDP new gTLDs from a human rights 
> perspective - Marilia Maciel * - Pranesh Prakash - Peter Kimpian - 
> Aarti Bhavana
> 5. - input to PDP new WHOIS - Peter Kimpian - Monika Zalnieriute - 
> Stefania * - Jeremy Malcolm - Bastiaan Goslings - Pranesh Prakash
> - Ellen Strickland
> 6. - Operational - Organize five conference calls November 27 - 17 
> CET December 21 - 17 CET January 21 - 17 CET February 10 - 17 CET 
> February  26 - 17 CET - Request public and working sessions for 
> CCWP HR in Marrakesh - Setup mailinglists for sub-groups - Aim to 
> organize joint session with GAC HRIL in Marrakesh - Niels ten 
> Oever
> I would like to propose to do our central conference calls at 17 
> CET. I hope this works for all of you, since we have participants 
> from San Francisco to Australia, I hope this is a bit in the 
> middle, if you want, I'm happy to shift and experiment.
> I would like to furthermore ask you to get together with your group
> before the call of the 24th and roughly discuss the products you
> want to work on, how you will do that, what the roles and 
> responsibilities are for the different people (similar to a short 
> terms of reference), so we can discuss that in the main CCWP-HR 
> call on the 24th.
> I trust you can find a way to meet with your subgroup (meet.jit.si,
> Skype, or similar), if not, please let me know and I'll be happy to
> help. To facilitate this proces I gave some people a star* who
> could help initiate this process.
> All comments and questions are very welcome.
> Best,
> Niels
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> [0] 
> https://gacweb.icann.org/download/attachments/27132037/GAC%20Dublin%20
> [1] https://www.icann.org/profiles/nora-abusitta [2] 
> https://community.icann.org/display/gnsononcomstake/Meeting+Notes
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