[council] Notice of motion regarding statements of interest

Mawaki Chango ki_chango at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 25 14:13:37 UTC 2006

Hello all,

I would like to second this motion, for a statement of interest every
year, AND every time there is a significant change in a councilor's
professional situation (e.g. type of business, new type of partners,


--- Bruce Tonkin <Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au> wrote:

> Hello All,
> Following the various discussions on the mailing list around
> conflict of
> interest, I would like to propose the following motion to ensure we
> have
> something in place in the short term while the issue is considered
> further by the many experts on the Council in this area.  The
> motion
> merely requires Council members to declare their interests publicly
> and
> does not cover issues of abstaining or voting in relation to
> interests.
> Proposed motion:
> "That the GNSO approves the following statement of interest policy:
> (1) At least annually each Council member, and liaison to the GNSO
> Council, provide a standing statement for publication setting forth
> all
> business and other affiliations which relate in any way to the
> business
> and other affiliations of the ICANN legal entity.
> (2) With respect to any particular matter then pending before the
> Council, each Council member should disclose any relationship or
> other
> factor that could reasonably be considered to cause the member to
> be
> considered to have a material Financial Interest (as defined in the
> ICANN Board's Conflict of Interest policy), or who serves as a
> Director
> or Officer of any entity with which the ICANN legal entity has a
> transaction, contract, or other arrangement."
> If you would like to second this motion - please post a note to the
> Council list.
> Regards,
> Bruce Tonkin

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