[CCWG-ACCT] Board comments on Recommendation 6 - Human Rights

Kavouss Arasteh kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 09:31:26 UTC 2016

Dear Bruce
We had two alternatives
1. The current agreed text
2. An ICANN COMMITMENT RESOLUTION  test should refer to application/ respect of HR by ICANN , endorsed by CCWG
You promised to work on  the second one?
Where is the Commitment Board,s Resolution?

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> On 4 Feb 2016, at 10:02, Bruce Tonkin <Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au> wrote:
> Hello Nigel,
>>>  and clearly says "human rights are NOT part of our core values".
> I don't think that is quite right.
> Applicable law actually covers some human rights (e.g. slavery, torture)   - it just may not cover all the human rights that you would like to be considered by ICANN.   
> There are some human rights that clearly don't apply to ICANN - ie we don't have arrest powers so arbitrary arrest clearly doesn't apply, nor do we charge people with penal offences, or confer nationality on people.
> It is determining the relevant human rights that should apply to ICANN  beyond the basic set that is in applicable law that is the subject for work stream 2.
> Regards,
> Bruce Tonkin 
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