[IRPCoalition] Fwd: IMPORTANT: IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS PROCESS
dixie at gp-digital.org
Wed Oct 8 11:54:13 EEST 2014
I third it!
On 8 October 2014 01:36, Rafik Dammak <rafik.dammak at gmail.com> wrote:
> I second Hanane's nomination.
> 2014-10-07 18:38 GMT+09:00 Hanane Boujemi <simsima25 at gmail.com>:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Hanane Boujemi <simsima25 at gmail.com>
>> Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:29 PM
>> Subject: Re: [IRPCoalition] IMPORTANT: IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS
>> To: info at irpcharter.org
>> Hi Robert/Marianne,
>> I would like to nominate myself a steering commitee member of IRPC.
>> I am the manager of Hivos’ MENA region programme on Internet Governance
>> (IGMENA), responsible for its design and implementation. I contributed in
>> defining the policy challenges and prospects of Internet Governance in the
>> Arab region and participated in designing the Internet Governance Roadmap
>> of HR issues as an independent consultant with the UN. I worked as a senior
>> policy analyst with the International Communication Union (ITU) and was
>> associated with DiploFoundation as a tutor in the capacity building program
>> on Internet Governance and as the coordinator of Internet Governance
>> Research Projects. I am a member of the UN’s advisory group of the Arab
>> Internet Governance Forum responsible for the Human Rights agenda; a member
>> the IRPC since 2009, and the project lead of the "Click Rights Campaign",
>> which promotes the ten principles of the IPRC charter in the MENA region in
>> Arabic, Farsi and Kurdish. I have also supported and proof read the full
>> translation of the IRPC charter into Arabic. I participated in 8 IGF’s,
>> recently co-organised and spoke at an IRPC workshop in Istanbul. My vision
>> for the charter includes promoting it further among governments in the
>> upcoming Arab Internet Governance Forum, I believe that the charter has the
>> potential to be an instrumental tool in influencing policies which affect
>> the full enjoyment of Human Rights on the Internet.
>> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 8:27 PM, <info at irpcharter.org> wrote:
>>> Dear Shaila, receipt of your [self] nomination for Steering Committee
>>> Member has been confirmed.
>>> **All criteria below**
>>> This is just a friendly reminder announcing that the upcoming Internet
>>> Rights and Principles Coalition Elections are open!
>>> There are two open positions for 2014-15: 1) Co-Chair and 2) Steering
>>> Attached and pasted below, you will find the nomination and election
>>> procedure, which includes ideal criteria (roles and responsibilities, areas
>>> of interest and expertise) for each position.
>>> The nominations for these two positions will take place in the next two
>>> weeks, and the elections period will stay open for three weeks, following
>>> the nominations.
>>> So far there has been one nomination and seconding for Co-Chair,
>>> Catherine Easton. However, we request other nominations for Co-Chair by
>>> posting the nomination to the list. And the nominations must be seconded by
>>> one other.
>>> Steering Member
>>> Anyone who wishes to run for Steering Member can nominate themselves
>>> following the process detailed below.
>>> Please note the dates for nominations (updated on the document):
>>> Nominations: September 29 – October 13, 2014
>>> Elections: October 14 – November 4, 2014
>>> IRPC Steering Committee and Co-Chair Elections, 2014
>>> Proposed Procedure:
>>> · Invite nominations for both Co-Chair and Steering Committee
>>> Member. Each candidate provides a short profile statement to include a
>>> short bio as pertains to their intended role in the Coalition, as well as a
>>> short statement of how they will work towards the Coalition’s continued
>>> success and development.
>>> · Set up a survey monkey and hold elections – or a poll to endorse
>>> current and incoming officers if nominations not contested - for incoming
>>> Co-Chair and Steering Committee Member/s.
>>> · Both Co-Chair and Steering Committee Members to be
>>> (self)-nominated, a seconder is required.
>>> · IRPC Co-Chair is on a rotating 2-year, staggered basis. The
>>> outgoing Co-Chair remains on the Steering Committee for two years.
>>> · Steering Committee Members (total of 9) are elected for two
>>> years with a nominal maximum of two terms (4 years). After two terms, an SC
>>> member either steps down or stands for a renewed two-year term. This
>>> criterion applies to the outgoing Co-Chairr position-holder on completion
>>> of the succeeding two year term.
>>> · Steering Committee Members and Co-Chair positions are elected
>>> · The IRPC aims to represent stakeholders of diverse and
>>> historically underrepresented backgrounds, as well as seeks gender and
>>> geographical balance.
>>> Co-Chair -
>>> · Experience with the IGF and/or related internet governance
>>> consultations and meetings and the IRP Coalition for at least one year.
>>> · Can demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the IRP
>>> Coalition’s Aims (see:
>>> · Preferably, demonstrate knowledge of the procedures of the
>>> Internet Governance Forum
>>> · Knowledge of the IRPC’s work and output since 2008 and provide
>>> insights into how they envisage taking the IRP Charter forward based on
>>> achievements to date.
>>> · Can provide a vision for how the IRP Coalition can contribute to
>>> the future of the IGF and advance the IRPC Charter work within the IGF and
>>> · Able to consolidate ongoing collaborations with partners from
>>> all sectors and forge new ones.
>>> Steering Committee Member -
>>> · Experience with the IRPC for at least one year.
>>> · Demonstrate experience and knowledge of IG related themes, human
>>> rights and IG Principles in particular.
>>> · Adherence to the Coalition’s Aims (see:
>>> · Preferably, some knowledge and understanding of the procedures
>>> of the Internet Governance Forum.
>>> · Demonstrate a commitment to the aims and objectives of the IRPC
>>> Charter of Human Rights and Principles of the Internet
>>> · Indicate what roles and responsibilities they can carry as an SC
>>> · Able and willing to respond to SC emails and meeting calls in a
>>> reasonable time.
>>> · Nominations for new officers will be open for two weeks starting
>>> September 29-October 13.
>>> · Elections will be open for three weeks starting October
>>> 14-November 4. IRPC list members will (i) vote/endorse (if uncontested)
>>> committee using an online polling tool.
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>>> IRP at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org
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