[Internal-cg] Chair structure.
kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 08:08:20 UTC 2014
I wholeheartedly support the proposals which was first raised by me having
chair plus 4 vice chairs from 4 ICANN geographical régions ( even though
there is no balanced devision of the world into 5 ICANN régions ).I fully
agree with the criteria mentioned above
2014-08-07 10:01 GMT+02:00 Subrenat, Jean-Jacques <jjs at dyalog.net>:
> Dear Colleagues,
> as announced yesterday, I am now forwarding a proposal that the ALAC has
> developed for the Chair structure of our group.
> As you remember, in London the ALAC representatives were among the first
> to support the enlargement of the GAC contingent from 2 to 5, while
> ensuring that the ALAC, as a token of its commitment to keep the size of
> our group close to what it was, would not seek a similar privilege for
> The ALAC's call for implementing the decision taken in London (3
> Co-Chairs) was based on stated principles: diversity, adequate
> representation, fairness. While maintaining these principles, the ALAC is
> keen to help our process along by proposing a new structure, incorporating
> these principles as well as some elements discussed online since the London
> Here is the ALAC proposal:
> - Chair + 4 Vice-Chairs, these 5 being from the 5 different regions (as
> per ICANN practice).
> - No region or citizenship may occupy more than one of these positions.
> There shall be no automatic entitlement of any region to the position of
> - Process:
> - Interim Chair is requested to launch a call for candidates for the 5
> positions on the leadership team. It is suggested that these should reach
> Interim Chair by Monday 11 August at 23:59 UTC.
> - Interim Chair would then publish the list of candidates, each with
> her/his relevant data (full name, business or other affiliation,
> organization represented, region, citizenship), and set a date for the vote.
> - The result of the vote to be published immediately, and the new
> leadership to convene as soon as possible.
> In order to ensure adequate representation of the global Internet user
> community, Jean-Jacques Subrenat (European region, citizen of France) has
> decided to withdraw his candidacy for the position of Co-Chair, and is
> nominating Mohamed El-Bashir (African region, citizen of Sudan) for
> Vice-Chair. Mohamed has accepted to be nominated, and his candidacy is
> endorsed by the ALAC.
> Best regards,
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