[Gnso-ssc] Follow-up on yesterday discussion

Maxim Alzoba m.alzoba at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 08:29:00 UTC 2020

Hello Rafik, 

I think it is Ok. (Time is more important now than the wordsmithing). 

⁣Maxim Alzoba​

On 21 Aug 2020, 11:24, at 11:24, Rafik Dammak <rafik.dammak at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi all,
>Thanks for a productive discussion yesterday on the SSC call and thank
>to those who flagged that there is an ambiguity in the text of the call
>volunteers that was adopted by Council. Council leadership had a
>about the ambiguity, the RySG’s interpretation, and the next steps
>suggested on the SSC call.
>Working with staff, we did some additional research to confirm both the
>intent of original recommendations coming out of the GAC-GNSO
>Group (whose outputs serve as a basis for the role and associated
>documentation) and the call for volunteers process as implemented in
>previous years. While the current text in the call for volunteers may
>less clear than it should, we understand that the Consultation Group’s
>intent, as reflected in its outputs and implemented through previous
>application processes, is that applications should be channeled through
>SG/Cs and not be submitted by individuals.
>Based on this, we have directed staff to clarify the process and
>provide a
>one week extension to SG/Cs, and have approved the following message to
>sent to the SG/C leaders:
>"There has been a request to clarify who may submit applications for
>role of GNSO Liaison to the GAC. The leadership of each Stakeholder
>Group /
>Constituency has the opportunity to submit the application of one or
>candidate(s) it supports for the role, but it is not required to submit
>applications. Consistent with the original recommendation of the
>Consultation Group and previous practice, applications will not be
>from individuals for this process. If an individual attempts to submit
>application, they will be requested to contact the leadership of their
>SG/C. The deadline for submitting applications has been extended to 7
>September 2020 to accommodate SG/Cs who may need additional time to
>consider candidates before the deadline."
>We hope that this message will provide the necessary clarification. I
>forward to working with you all on the next steps of this selection
>in the coming weeks.
>Best Regards,
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