AFRINIC Call for Nominations for Co-Chair of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG)
The AFRINIC NomCom 2016 recently invited nominations for 1 Co-Chair of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) for a 2-year term. PDWG co-chairs are volunteers selected by the community as provided for in the current Policy Development Process (PDP).
The nomination is open to individuals residing within the AFRINIC service region. All nominations (including self-nominations) must be supported by a minimum of two AFRINIC community members and the two individuals must not work for the same organization.
A person may only nominate one candidate - and, in case of multiple nominations by the same person, only the last nomination will be considered valid. AFRINIC or other Regional Internet Registries (RIR) staff can neither nominate candidates nor be nominated.
All nominations should be submitted by 1959 UTC+4 on 15th May 2016 and the election will take place during the AFRINIC24 meeting scheduled to happen in Gaborone, Botswana from 4th to 10th June 2016. An eligible voter shall be any non-AFRINIC staff who has registered to attend (and is present at) the AFRINIC24 meeting. For more details, http://afrinic.net/fr/community/elections/pdwg-election
ICANN 57 Fellowship Application Round
lCANN has launched the application round for those interested in participating at the ICANN57 Meeting through the Fellowship Program. The Meeting will be held 29th October to 4th November 2016.
The ICANN Fellowship program seeks those who are interested in or already engaged in various components of Internet Governance (specifically ICANN's work in Policy Building, the Operation of the Domain Name System and the Security and Stability of the Global Internet. The goal of the Program is to help create a broader base of knowledgeable constituents to engage in the ICANN Multi-stakeholder process and become the new voice of experience in their regions and on the global stage.
Priority is given to those who are from developing nations and those who may not be able to self-fund to attend an ICANN Meeting without ICANN Fellowship.
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