[ccwg-internet-governance] Fwd: [council] AMENDMENT - Motion on Conditional Participation of the GNSO as a Chartering Organization for CCWG-IG

matthew shears mshears at cdt.org
Thu Dec 15 01:07:31 UTC 2016


+ 1 Greg - we need to do both.


On 14/12/2016 15:36, Greg Shatan wrote:
> If we focus on resolving the functional problems (not having regular 
> deliverables and touch points with the Chartering Organizations), that 
> will take some of the heat off the efforts to resolve the structural ones.
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> However, if we focus on solving the structural problem, and don't show 
> efforts to improve the functional problems, we will be under more heat.
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> Greg
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> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 3:16 PM, Drazek, Keith <kdrazek at verisign.com 
> <mailto:kdrazek at verisign.com>> wrote:
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>     Agree with Greg.  Based on discussions during the Joint ccNSO-GNSO
>     Councils meeting in Hyderabad, I recall that ccNSO members
>     expressed similar concerns about the CCWG-IG not fitting into the
>     new CWG Framework, and also not having regular deliverables and
>     touch points with the Chartering Organizations.  So, this
>     challenge is not only a GNSO issues/concern.
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>     *From:*ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org
>     <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org>
>     [mailto:ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org
>     <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org>] *On Behalf Of
>     *Greg Shatan
>     *Sent:* Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:21 PM
>     *To:* Marilyn Cade
>     *Cc:* ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org
>     <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org>
>     *Subject:* [EXTERNAL] Re: [ccwg-internet-governance] Fwd:
>     [council] AMENDMENT - Motion on Conditional Participation of the
>     GNSO as a Chartering Organization for CCWG-IG
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>     I did not think it needed to start as a GNSO effort, since it will
>     be everyone's charter at the end.
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>     But the important thing is to start.
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>     Greg
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>     On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 12:13 PM, Marilyn Cade
>     <marilynscade at hotmail.com <mailto:marilynscade at hotmail.com>> wrote:
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>     I think we should just do this, and I hope that Olivier and Nigel
>     are joining,  as well... but also gathering inputs and
>     participants from all of the GNSO constituencies. .
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>     Yes, we need some geo diversity. Perhaps Jimson/BC - Africa ICT
>     Alliance, and some others from non WEOG can contribute. Someone
>     from ISPs? Someone from each other Constituency?
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>     Are we inviting others from other SGs or ACs, or first drafting as
>     GNSO? Sorry to ask but I can also reach out to CCTLDS and GAC if
>     you are seeking broader drafting partners in this but I thought it
>     was first GNSO?
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>     M
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>     *From:*ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org
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>     <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org>> on behalf of
>     Greg Shatan <gregshatanipc at gmail.com <mailto:gregshatanipc at gmail.com>>
>     *Sent:* Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:53 AM
>     *To:* farzaneh badii
>     *Cc:* ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org
>     <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org>
>     *Subject:* Re: [ccwg-internet-governance] Fwd: [council] AMENDMENT
>     - Motion on Conditional Participation of the GNSO as a Chartering
>     Organization for CCWG-IG
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>     I suggest we assemble a (Re-)Drafting Team and get on with it.
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>     Marilyn has volunteered.
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>     It might be a fair assumption that Keith and Farzi have
>     "volunteered" as well, by replying to this email.  (Which probably
>     means I have volunteered too).
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>     Whether or not that's a fair assumption, I think we need some
>     non-GNSO participation in the drafting team to round things out
>     (Marilyn, Keith, Farzi and I are all similarly afflicted, though
>     with different strains of the GNSO virus).  A preponderance of
>     GNSO folk is fine (especially since the GNSO is the "inspiration"
>     for this project), but we should be somewhat more diverse than
>     that....  (Farzi no longer even gives us geographic diversity,
>     since she's now a North American Georgia Peach, or Georgia Tech
>     Yellow Jacket, or something like that...)
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>     Let's not wait until the meeting next week to get this going. 
>     Wouldn't it be nice to have a progress report at next week's
>     meeting instead?
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>     Any other volunteers?
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>     Anyone volunteering to chair?  (Not I, with apologies, I'm
>     chaired-out at the moment.)
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>     Greg
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>     On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 11:15 AM, farzaneh badii
>     <farzaneh.badii at gmail.com <mailto:farzaneh.badii at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     Thanks Keith for bringing this up again. I think we need to start
>     doing something about it and we have to start soon.
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>     On 14 December 2016 at 11:10, Drazek, Keith <kdrazek at verisign.com
>     <mailto:kdrazek at verisign.com>> wrote:
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>         Hi all,
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>         Is there a plan to get this process started? Copenhagen will
>         be here before we know it.
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>         Regards,
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>         Keith
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>         Keith Drazek
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>         Vice President
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>         Public Policy & Government Relations
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>         Verisign, Inc.
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>         +1-571-377-9182 <tel:+1%20571-377-9182>
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>         kdrazek at verisign.com <mailto:kdrazek at verisign.com>
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>         *From:*ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org
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>         <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org>] *On
>         Behalf Of *Rafik Dammak
>         *Sent:* Monday, November 07, 2016 4:10 AM
>         *To:* ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org
>         <mailto:ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org>
>         *Subject:* [ccwg-internet-governance] Fwd: [council] AMENDMENT
>         - Motion on Conditional Participation of the GNSO as a
>         Chartering Organization for CCWG-IG
>
>         Hi everyone,
>
>         GNSO council just approved unanimously this motion. It is
>         still chartering organization but we got work to do by
>         Copenhagen meeting.
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>         Best,
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>         Rafik
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>         >
>         > 2. MOTION – Conditional participation of the GNSO as a
>         Chartering Organization for the Cross Community Working Group
>         to discuss Internet governance (CWG-IG) issues affecting ICANN
>         >
>         > Made by: Darcy Southwell
>         >
>         > Seconded by:
>         >
>         >
>         >
>         > WHEREAS:
>         >
>         > a) The GNSO Council adopted the charter for a Cross
>         Community Working Group to discuss Internet governance
>         (CWG-IG) issues affecting ICANN and make recommendations to
>         the chartering organization on these issues on 15 October
>         2014, and as such became a Chartering Organization.
>         >
>         > b) The Charter foresees that “At each ICANN Annual General
>         Meeting, starting 2014, the Charter and deliverables of the WG
>         shall be reviewed by the participating SO’s and AC’s to
>         determine whether the WG should continue, or, close and be
>         dissolved. Consistent with ICANN community practices, the WG
>         will continue if at least two of the participating SO’s or
>         AC’s extend the Charter of the WG and notify the other
>         participating SO’s and AC’s accordingly one month after the
>         annual review date”.
>         >
>         > c) The CWG-IG provided its first written status update on 23
>         June 2016 (see
>         https://gnso.icann.org/en/drafts/ccwg-internet-governance-23jun16-en.pdf
>         <https://gnso.icann.org/en/drafts/ccwg-internet-governance-23jun16-en.pdf>).
>         >
>         > d) The GNSO Council recently adopted the “Uniform Framework
>         of Principles and Recommendations for Cross Community Working
>         Groups” (CWG Framework) which details the lifecycle of a CCWG
>         including initiation, formation, operation, decision-making,
>         adoption of Final Report by Chartering Organizations and
>         closure of CCWG, and post-closure of CCWG.
>         >
>         > e) The GNSO Council has observed that the CWG-IG does not
>         follow this lifecycle, nor has it established or adopted an
>         initial work plan and associated schedule as foreseen in its
>         Charter.
>         >
>         > f) The GNSO Council recognizes the importance of a continued
>         dialogue and discussion in relation to the topic of Internet
>         Governance within an ICANN context.
>         >
>         > g) The GNSO Council has shared its concerns with the ccNSO
>         Council and representatives of other SO/ACs on the subject of
>         this CWG and its future.
>         >
>         >
>         >
>         > RESOLVED:
>         >
>         > a) The GNSO Council will continue to participate as a
>         Chartering Organization for the CWG-IG. However, this
>         participation is conditioned upon a comprehensive review of
>         the CWG-IG Charter by the CWG-IG, in accordance with the CWG
>         Framework
>         (http://gnso.icann.org/en/drafts/uniform-framework-principles-recommendations-16sep16-en.pdf
>         <http://gnso.icann.org/en/drafts/uniform-framework-principles-recommendations-16sep16-en.pdf>).
>         In particular, the GNSO Council expects future work to be
>         subject to a clear work plan, with regular updates and clear
>         deliverables.
>         >
>         > b) The GNSO Council expects that the CWG-IG will present by
>         ICANN58 a report on its findings, which may include a revised
>         charter or a recommendation to reconstitute the group under a
>         new structure.
>         >
>         > c) Following the submission of the CWG-IG report, the GNSO
>         Council will consider the recommendations and decide whether
>         or not it will continue as a Chartering Organization.
>         >
>         > d) The GNSO Secretariat will communicate this decision to
>         the CWG-IG Chairs as well as the other Chartering Organizations.
>         >
>         >
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