[Internal-cg] Thursday session on accountability

Daniel Karrenberg daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net
Tue Oct 14 18:06:39 UTC 2014


please stress point 2 above all else and add a good dose of lynn's first para about focus. we should project that we are focussed on our specific deliverable above anything else. in a "one of a dozen statements" situation it pays to leave all non-essentials off. if people ask about them, you get more airtime to answer those in a susequent round. it is most important to get a clear message out and not obscure it in any way. to my ears your points after 2 have a strong subtext suggesting that we might become creative. something we have agreed to avoid. 

so far my €0.02 


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> On 14.10.2014, at 16:50, Alissa Cooper <alissa at cooperw.in> wrote:
> I have been invited to participate in the Thursday community session about enhancing ICANN accountability <http://la51.icann.org/en/schedule/thu-enhancing-accountability>. There is a large panel of speakers and I will have a 5-minute slot. I have been asked to talk about how the ICG plans to link to the parallel accountability process and what discussions have taken place about this so far.
> Obviously we have been discussing this a bit amongst ourselves in the context of the proposal finalization process and the FAQ, both of which are on our agenda for further discussion on Friday. We also have a slot on Friday to discuss how we will liaise with the accountability CCWG. While the results of these discussions are TBD, I think there are a few points I can make, slightly expanding on what is in the FAQ:
> 1. Our charter recognizes that maintaining the accountability of Internet identifier governance is central to the transition process.
> 2. The ICG has asked the operational communities to consider oversight and accountability — writ large, i.e., "all the ways in which oversight is conducted over the IANA functions operator’s provision of the services and activities” — in their proposals.
> 3. After receiving consensus proposals from the operational communities regarding IANA, the ICG will conduct an analysis and assessment of their implications for ICANN accountability. We are still discussing what this analysis and assessment will entail, and this will depend somewhat on the extent to which ICANN accountability is the focus of one or more community proposals. 
> 4. We will be having further discussion on Friday to determine how we will procedurally liaise with the accountability CCWG, including how and when we might communicate the analysis/assessment described in (3).
> Thoughts?
> Alissa
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