[IRPCoalition] nomination

Rikke Frank Jørgensen rfj at Humanrights.dk
Wed Nov 25 10:19:51 EET 2015

Dear all

Nice seeing many of you in Brazil !

I would like to nominate Hanane Boujemi as incoming co-chair. The nomination is seconded by Gry Hasselbach (Mediamocracy / DataEthics),


From: IRP [mailto:irp-bounces at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org] On Behalf Of info at irpcharter.org
Sent: 24. november 2015 20:15
To: Irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org
Subject: [IRPCoalition] IRPC Elections - Final Notice for Nominations

Greetings IRPrs,

Now is the time to announce your *candidacies/throw your hats in the ring!

See below and here<http://internetrightsandprinciples.org/site/irpc-steering-committee-and-co-chair-elections-2015/> for more information.

*All nominations for Co-Chair and Steering Committee must be seconded.

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This email is an announcement regarding the upcoming Internet Rights and Principles Coalition Elections.

There are a few open positions for 2015-16: 1) One Co-Chair and 2) several Steering Members.

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 positions will take place in the next two weeks, and the elections period will stay open for two weeks, following the nominations.

Nominations for Co-Chair are welcome by nominating the individual to the list. Co-Chair nominations must be seconded by one other, and also announced on the list.

Steering Member
Anyone who wishes to run for Steering Member can nominate themselves (a seconder is required) following the process and criteria detailed here<http://internetrightsandprinciples.org/site/irpc-steering-committee-and-co-chair-elections-2015/>: http://internetrightsandprinciples.org/site/irpc-steering-committee-and-co-chair-elections-2015/

Nominations November 12 – November 26, 2015
Elections November 30 – December 14, 2015.


IRPC Steering Committee and Co-Chair Elections, 2015

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-Chair position-holder on completion of the succeeding two year term.
·      Steering Committee Members and Co-Chair positions are elected independently.
·      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: http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/dynamiccoalitions/72-ibr<https://mail.msj.edu/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=zmQuFx0guDm1QNLHMusI-_0zTUpTiIBK8nH7edTw6eNv9PBtAfXSCGgAdAB0AHAAOgAvAC8AdwB3AHcALgBpAG4AdABnAG8AdgBmAG8AcgB1AG0ALgBvAHIAZwAvAGMAbQBzAC8AZAB5AG4AYQBtAGkAYwBjAG8AYQBsAGkAdABpAG8AbgBzAC8ANwAyAC0AaQBiAHIA&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.intgovforum.org%2fcms%2fdynamiccoalitions%2f72-ibr>)
·      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 beyond.
·      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: http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/dynamiccoalitions/72-ibr<https://mail.msj.edu/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=zmQuFx0guDm1QNLHMusI-_0zTUpTiIBK8nH7edTw6eNv9PBtAfXSCGgAdAB0AHAAOgAvAC8AdwB3AHcALgBpAG4AdABnAG8AdgBmAG8AcgB1AG0ALgBvAHIAZwAvAGMAbQBzAC8AZAB5AG4AYQBtAGkAYwBjAG8AYQBsAGkAdABpAG8AbgBzAC8ANwAyAC0AaQBiAHIA&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.intgovforum.org%2fcms%2fdynamiccoalitions%2f72-ibr>)
·      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 member
·      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 November 12-November 26.

·      Elections will be open for two weeks starting November 30-December 14. IRPC list members will (i) vote/endorse          (if uncontested) committee using an online polling tool.
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