AFRALO Activities @ ICANN65 Policy Forum, Marrakech
24 - 27 June 2019
AFRALO will leverage ICANN65 to engage with its At-Large Structures (ALSes), as well as the local African end user community, including community engagement events with local university students from Rabat, Morocco.
On Monday, 24 June and Tuesday, 25 June the students will interact with ICANN President and CEO Göran Marby, breakout into small discussion groups with mentors, and attend a briefing on the ICANN Fellowship and NextGen programs.
Monday, 24 June
08:30 - 09:00 | Diamant (TBC) Meeting with Göran Marby, ICANN President and CEO and Cherine Chalaby, Chairman of the ICANN Board.
09:00 - 10:15 | Diamant Briefing on activities during the ICANN65 Policy Forum, including overview of Local Community Engagement Session on Tuesday at the University, including breakout sessions with mentors.
18:30 - 19:30 | Diafa Hall AFRALO Community Networking Event featuring cultural showcase by the Ahwach Ouarzazate, a Berber Singing Troupe.
Tuesday, 25 June
09:00 - 10:15 | Diamant Briefing on ICANN Fellowship and NextGen Programs with Siranush Vardanyan, Fellowship Program Manager and Meghan Healy, NextGen Program Manager.
Additionally, the AFRALO community will have the opportunity to participate in the full ICANN65 Policy Forum, benefiting from an At-Large Policy Workshop on the topic of WT5 Geo Names, three At-Large Capacity Building Workshops on Policy Development at ICANN, Current Issues in Cybersecurity, and Consumer Safeguards Issues, as well as a session discussing a draft ALAC Hot Policy Topics Document and an At-Large Universal Acceptance (UA) Pilot Kickoff. Seasoned AFRALO members will serve as mentors, helping newcomers understand how to participate in the ICANN Policy Development Process (PDP) and draft ALAC policy advice statements, as well as learn about security trends impacting registrants and the ICANN Empowered Community.