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Help make At-Large a more efficient and effective part of the ICANN community – all are invited to take part in the At-Large Review survey: http://items.fr/atlargesurvey/ The At-Large Review is conducted by the Paris-based consultancy firm, ITEMS who acts as the independent examiner. Taking (no...
Topic(s): Reviews/ImprovementsOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC, APRALO, EURALO, LACRALO, NARALO
Mohamed El Bashir, the Vice Chair of the African Regional At-Large Organization (AFRALO), has been named the first ALAC Liaison to the Customer Standing Committee (CSC). The CSC is mandated to perform the operational oversight, previously by the NTIA, as it relates to the monitoring of ICANN’s...
Topic(s): IANAOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC
To unleash the leadership potential of At-Large members, the Asian, Australasian, and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) Leadership Team launched a Mentoring Program, targeting At-Large Structures (ALSes) in the region. During a nine-month period, 11 mentees will be matched...
Topic(s): EngagementOrganization(s): APRALO
Objectives: Achieved Partially Achieved Not Achieved 1. Attend and participate in the 2016 China Internet Conference x 2. Meet with ISC to learn more about their organisation and its At-Large engagement potential x 3. Meet with ISC and ICANN Beijing Office to identify the At-Large ISC (end-user)...
Topic(s): Engagement, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): APRALO
What Happened at ICANN56? Besides discussing the ICANN bylaw changes and the ongoing work in the CCWG-Accountability and the GNSO PDP Working Groups, the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) focused on process related matters important to the organization effectiveness of the At-Large Community....
Today, on 23 June 2016, we celebrate an exciting milestone in the history of the At-Large Community – the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) has accredited the 200th organization as an At-Large Structure (ALS). From the Arctic to the Cook Islands, ALSes form the basis of the At-Large community,...
At recent Internet Governance activities around the globe, members of the At-Large Community have been actively contributing to enhancing the public understanding of ICANN and the role of the At-Large community in the IG ecosystem. During the Africa Internet Summit in Botswana in June, ALAC Chair...
Topic(s): Engagement, IANA, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC, EURALO
Since April, a taskforce within the European Regional At-Large Organization (EURALO) met weekly to review and redraft its Articles of Association (“Bylaws”), which were adopted in April 2007 and amended in May 2011. The aim of this effort is to improve EURALO’s organizational efficiency and...
The organizational review of the At-Large Community officially started in May following the appointment of ITEMS International as the independent examiner. In addition to assessing the effectiveness of the improvements resulting from the previous Review conducted in 2008, the purpose of this...
Topic(s): Reviews/ImprovementsOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC, APRALO, EURALO, LACRALO, NARALO
During the April 2016 APRALO Monthly Teleconference, we had 5 apologies and 19 community members actually present. A very good turnout. An English transcript and recording is available for those who couldn't make it. (there is a Chinese audio recording available as well). Below is a brief...
In the Statement responding to this public comment proceeding, the ALAC noted the improvements in clarity in the FY17 Operating Plan & Budget in comparison with the ones in past years. However, the ALAC pointed out several areas where clarification is needed. This includes the operational...
Topic(s): Operations/FinancesOrganization(s): ALAC
On May 17, the Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) and the ICANN APAC Hub will jointly organize a webinar on the topic “DNS Security and DNS Abuse”. Speakers include Champika Wijayatunga, Regional Security, Stability and Resiliency Engagement Manager in...
Topic(s): DNS, Engagement, Security/StabilityOrganization(s): APRALO
Dear All, On behalf of Alan Greenberg, Chair of the ALAC, the 2016 call for nominations for ALAC Members and ALAC Delegates to the NomCom is now open. Positions Open: Please refer to the 2016 ALAC and RALO Elections, Selections and Appointments for a comprehensive list of all available positions...
To continuously improve members’ knowledge of ICANN, the At-Large Community recently launched their 2016 Capacity Building Webinar series. Under the leadership of Tijani Ben Jemaa, Vice Chair of the ALAC, the At-Large Capacity Building Working Group selected the webinar topics ranging from the...
Topic(s): EngagementOrganization(s): ALAC