[ccwg-internet-governance] Comments from GNSO council about CCWG-IG charter

farzaneh badii farzaneh.badii at gmail.com
Wed Jun 14 16:38:33 UTC 2017


Hello Rafik,

As we are getting very close to Johannesburg meeting, should we start
working on a response?

Best

Farzaneh

Farzaneh

On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 7:33 PM, Rafik Dammak <rafik.dammak at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I am sharing here some comments below made by Donna in GNSO council list
> regarding the amended charter. You will find also comments made in the
> attached word document.
>
> The status of the CCWG-IG  and the amended agenda were discussed in last
> GNSO council call last week and several councilors made comments there
> (transcripts https://gnso.icann.org/en/meetings/transcript-council-
> 18may17-en.pdf  , https://gnso.icann.org/en/meetings/transcript-chat-
> council-18may17-en.pdf and here https://audio.icann.org/gnso/
> gnso-council-18may17-en.mp3). There are still concerns with the current
> structure and the mission of the CCWG-IG in particular from our colleagues
> in contracted party.
>
> the council has as an action for Johannesburg meeting to "discuss and
> prepare a motion to either express support for a new charter or withdraw as
> a chartering organization".
>
> I suggest that we work on a response from the CCWG-IG to those comments
> and making suggestions when needed.  we can do that first at the drafting
> team level first and then going to the whole group for discussion.
>
> Best,
>
> Rafik
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>
>
> Thanks Rafik, for providing a copy of the word doc.
>
>
>
> I’ve made some comments in the document and perhaps you can address these
> during the Council meeting tomorrow or over email. I apologise that I
> didn’t get these to you earlier. These comments are reflective of concerns
> expressed by the RySG when the CCWG IG has been discussed.
>
>
>
> I understand that post-transition ICANN needs to be cognizant, and
> responsive, to any potential threats to its mandate and well-being from
> external entities. This is not a new situation, but certainly the new
> environment may see a new wave of threats emerge. I certainly appreciate
> the benefits of having a community that is conversant of these threats and
> are actively engaged with ICANN the organisation and the Board with a view
> to mitigating against any emerging threats.
>
>
>
> I do have concerns about the authority of the CCWG IG to develop position
> papers and present these as ICANN community contributions, but perhaps this
> concern would be allayed if I had a better understanding of the subject
> matter of these position papers. I would also hope that any position papers
> would be supported by ICANN’s GE team and the Board IG WG. I think the
> Charter would benefit from more specificity in this regard, along with
> concrete examples of the IG fora the CCWG would attend or be involved in in
> some way.
>
>
>
> I still struggle with the CCWG as the most appropriate vehicle for this
> effort and it would be helpful to understand if other possibilities were
> discussed, or conversely why the CCWG believes this is the most appropriate
> vehicle. My struggle relates to the fact that the Charter speaks to a
> number of different products, but no timeline or specificity. While the
> charter proposes co-ordination with the ICANN’s GE team and the Board IG
> WG, to me it would seem a much better option to have the members of the
> current CCWG IG, ICANN’s GE team and the Board IG WG, develop an
> overarching strategy on IG, which clearly sets out roles and
> responsibilities and project plans could be developed as a result. Perhaps
> this has already been done and I am just not familiar with it.
>
>
>
> Look forward to discussing on the Council call tomorrow.
>
>
>
> Regards
>
>
>
> Donna
>
>
>
>
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