[New gTLD RG] Fwd: Re: Letter to ICANN - Re: Africa Strategy

Fatimata Seye Sylla fsylla at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 12:55:15 UTC 2012

Thanks Olivier. The debate was also on the AfrICANN mailing list....


2012/8/22 Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>

> -------- Original Message --------  Subject: Re: Letter to ICANN - Re:
> Africa Strategy  Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:55:25 +0200  From: Olivier MJ
> Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com> <ocl at gih.com>  To: sbekele
> <sbekele at dotconnectafrica.org> <sbekele at dotconnectafrica.org>  CC: Olivier
> MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com> <ocl at gih.com>
> Dear Sophia,
> thank you for your email containing the letters your organisation has sent
> to the ICANN Board of Directors and the one to ICANN expressing your deep
> concerns.
> I have forwarded your letter to our At-Large new gTLD Review Group.
> At-Large indeed prides itself in being as transparent as it can possibly
> be, thus leading by example in the ICANN ecosystem. Your email will
> therefore appear in the new gTLD Review Group's public archives.
> As for ICANN taking heed of the contents of the letters you attach to your
> message, this is a question which we, the At-Large Advisory Committee
> (ALAC) always wonder about since a main part of our work is giving advice
> to the ICANN Board and on Public Comment processes.
> Historically, some of our advice has been taken into account; some has
> not. With a bottom-up multi-stakeholder system, this is a fact of life
> which we don't have any power over except being persistent and truthful to
> our convictions.
> Kind regards,
> Olivier Crépin-Leblond
> ALAC Chair
> On 22/08/2012 07:33, sbekele wrote:
>  Dear Olivier:
>  Bonjour?   It was nice to see you in Prague.   I hope this email finds
> you well.
>  I thought I bring this letter to your attention and make sure you have
> seen it as well.  I have also sent it to few Board members.
>  I know you very keen on openness and transparency at ICANN and you were
> highly recommended should you are aware to raise this issue.
> I would also appreciate your advise on what additional steps we must take
> to ensure this is known to all and that ICANN takes heed to take serious
> action.
> I look forward to hearing from you.
>  Sincerely and with best wishes,
> *Sophia *
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