[Internal-cg] Reminder - Travel - ICG Mtg #2 - By tomorrow COB

Daniel Karrenberg daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net
Mon Aug 4 17:05:31 UTC 2014

On 4.08.14 18:57 , Alissa Cooper wrote:
> Hi Alice,
> Apologies for not catching this earlier:

We are all busy. I intended to send a message about this too and was
promptly distracted.

> I believe in London we had some discussion about the importance of ICG
> participants engaging with constituencies outside of the normal ICANN
> ones and outside of ICANN meetings. For those who require travel
> support, having support solely to fly in the night before the ICG
> meeting, which is taking place after the IGF, seems to severely limit
> their capability to engage with the broader community attending the IGF.
> In my view the IGF is perhaps one of the most important broader venues
> in which ICG participants may engage, since it draws a diverse global
> audience and has on its own agenda topics related to the work of the
> ICG. Thus I think it would be preferable if supported travelers can
> obtain support to arrive in time to participate in the IGF. Please
> advise the group about this possibility.

I agree 100%.

> (Note that I’m asking on behalf of supported travelers and for the
> benefit of the group as a whole as I’m not seeking travel support myself.)

And I am not seeking travel support for this meeting either.


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