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  1. What Happened at ICANN57? The ALAC approved the Charter of the Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) on Auction Proceeds and would name a Co-Chair of the group. The ALAC has also decided to continue being a Chartering Organization of CCWG on Internet Governance. Endorsed by the ALAC, the Second At-Large Summit
  2. Alan Greenberg, the current Chair of the ALAC, has been reappointed for another one-year term, beginning on November 9, 2016 during the ICANN57 Meeting in Hyderabad. Following the Call for Nomination for the ALAC Chair in August 2016, Alan was the sole candidate accepted the nomination, and therefore he has been
    Topic(s): Accountability/Transparency, IANAOrganization(s): ALAC
  3. Rinalia Abdul Rahim, the At-Large Community selected ICANN Board Director, will complete her term at the end of the ICANN60 Annual General Meeting. The process for selecting the next Board Director began in September 2016, with the Board Member Selection Process Committee (BMSPC) and the Board Candidate Evaluation
    Topic(s): ICANN Board/BylawsOrganization(s): ALAC
  4. In a collaborative effort between At-Large Community members and ICANN Policy Staff, a briefing paper entitled “At-Large Community Policy Issues – Why End Users Should Care” has been published. This document provides an overview of 12 topics that At-Large has been contributing input within ICANN, ranging from
  5. On behalf of the Board Candidate Evaluation Committee (BCEC), we are seeking Expressions of Interest (EoIs) from Candidates who wish to serve as an ICANN Board Director. The selected Candidate will be chosen by the At-Large Community, and will serve for a 3-year term starting at the end of ICANN60 (2017 Annual
  6. What to Expect at ICANN57 The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) leaders will focus on several policy issues important to end-users. These include the ongoing work in the CCWG-Accountability Work Stream 2 and the GNSO PDP Working Groups, as well as the development of the
  7. On behalf of the Board Member Selection Process Committee (BMSPC), we would like to announce the selection process timeline of the Board Director chosen by the At-Large Community, who will be seated at the end of ICANN60 (2017 Annual General Meeting - AGM). To view the timeline, please click here:
  8. 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: The At-Large Review is conducted by the Paris-based consultancy firm, ITEMS who acts as the independent examiner. Taking (no more than) 30min to
    Topic(s): Reviews/ImprovementsOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC, APRALO, EURALO, LACRALO, NARALO
  9. 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 with mentors and
    Topic(s): EngagementOrganization(s): APRALO
  10. 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 performance of the
    Topic(s): IANAOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC
  11. 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) engagement group
    Topic(s): Engagement, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): APRALO
  12. 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. These include the
  13. 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, which represents
  14. 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 Alan Greenberg
    Topic(s): Engagement, IANA, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC, EURALO
  15. 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 effectiveness by