Viktor Szabados vikszabados at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 14:35:15 EET 2015

Dear Coalition,

time is so fast, it has been already my 2nd term in the SC. so it is
time to move on. I withdraw my application below.

I am happy to contribute as in the past to the work o the IRPC. and
happy to participate in the elections with my votes.


On 16/11/2015, Viktor Szabados <vikszabados at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Coalition,
> I would like to express my interest to be part of the SC as member.
> I am involved in the No Hate Speech Movement of the Council of Europe
> as consultant and facilitator since 2012. I had a chance to
> participate in 3 EuroDIG and 1 IGF meetings, that is how I got
> connected to the IRPC first 2012.
> I am committed to the aims and objectives of the Coalition. We also
> developed links with freedom from hate speech as such with the work of
> Coalition and the No Hate Speech Movement. Due to my full time job in
> the private sector (not Internet Gov. related) I am limited or not
> able to attend all the different IG meetings, however I try to
> contribute in other ways in the work of the SC as in the past.
> Would you have any questions or concerns regarding my application,
> please contact me any time.
> Sincerely yours,
> Viktor Szabados
> On 13/11/2015, info at irpcharter.org <info at irpcharter.org> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Co-Chair
>> 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
>> following the process and criteria detailed below.
>> Timeline:
>> 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.
>> Qualifications:
>> 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)
>> ·      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)
>> ·      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.
>> Timeline:
>> ·      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.
> --
> vikszabados at gmail.com
> +41 79 734 47 83

vikszabados at gmail.com
+41 79 734 47 83

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