[IRPCoalition] IMPORTANT: IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS PROCESS
kenmognerigobert at yahoo.fr
Sun Dec 23 12:29:12 EET 2018
Dearmembers of the IRP Coalition,
I wouldlike to nominate myself as a member of the steering committee.
I have beena member of the coalition for a few years. I contributed as a member to thetranslation of the IRPC charter in French language and the contribution aroundthe subjects of reflection of the coalition.
I wish tocontribute to the results of the coalition for the coming years, in order toincrease awareness of the coalition's work in promoting human rights for theonline environment.
Iparticipated as a speaker at IGFs 2017 and 2018 in Cameroon
Iparticipated as a speaker at the IGF of Togo 2018
Icontributed to IGFs Global 2017 and 2018
I took partin the reflection on the revival of the IGF regional Central Africa
Theseactivities allowed me to better understand the issues of the internet in theonline environment in Africa. Contribute in the coalition will allow me toreinforce my commitment to the promotion of human rights and to have moreexperiences for answers in my professional activities.
I am awebjournalist, writer, digital rights researcher, I could contribute to theonline and offline communication of the coalition in Africa to involve morecountries and achieve the goals of the IRPC for all countries.
Le lundi 17 décembre 2018 à 23:14:22 UTC+1, info at irpcharter.org <info at irpcharter.org> a écrit :
IMPORTANT:IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS PROCESS Timeline:Nominations16-31 December, 2018. Elections01-15 January, 2019. Thisemail is an announcement regarding the upcoming Internet Rights and PrinciplesCoalition Elections. For2019-21 we have positions for (1) the incoming co-chair and 2) steering committeemembers. Below youwill find the nomination and election procedure, which includes ideal criteria(roles and responsibilities, areas of interest and expertise) for eachposition. (Self)nominations for any of these positions are open until 31 December 2018. All(self-) nominations require a seconder and a brief statement of intent. Thevoting will be open from 1-15 January, 2019.
Procedure and Guidelines for Nominees: · Invite (self) nominationsfor both Co-Chair and Steering Committee Member. Each candidate provides ashort profile statement to include a short bio as pertains to their intendedrole in the Coalition, as well as a short statement of how they will worktowards the Coalition’s continued success and development. · Set up a survey monkey andhold elections – or a poll to endorse current and incoming officersif nominations not contested - for incoming Co-Chair and Steering CommitteeMember/s. · Both Co-Chair and SteeringCommittee Members to be (self)-nominated, a seconder is required.· IRPC Co-Chair is on arotating 2-year, staggered basis. The outgoing Co-Chair remains on the SteeringCommittee for two years. · Steering Committee Members(total of 9) are elected for two years with a nominal maximum of two terms (4years). After two terms, an SC member either steps down or stands for a renewedtwo-year term. This criterion applies to the outgoing Co-Chairposition-holder on completion of the succeeding two year term. · Steering Committee Membersand Co-Chair positions are elected independently. · The IRPC aims to representstakeholders of diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds, as wellas seeks gender and geographical balance. Qualifications: Co-Chair - · Experience with the IGFand/or related internet governance consultations and meetings and the IRPCoalition for at least one year. · Can demonstrate anunderstanding and commitment to the IRP Coalition’s Aims (see: http://www.intgovforum. org/cms/dynamiccoalitions/72- ibr)· Preferably, demonstrateknowledge of the procedures of the Internet Governance Forum· Knowledge of the IRPC’swork and output since 2008 and provide insights into how they envisage takingthe IRP Charter forward based on achievements to date. · Can provide a vision forhow the IRP Coalition can contribute to the future of the IGF and advance theIRPC Charter work within the IGF and beyond. · Able to consolidate ongoingcollaborations with partners from all sectors and forge new ones. Steering Committee Member - · Experience with the IRPCfor at least one year. · Demonstrate experience and knowledgeof IG related themes, human rights and IG Principles in particular. · Adherence to theCoalition’s Aims (see: http://www.intgovforum. org/cms/dynamiccoalitions/72- ibr)· Preferably, some knowledgeand understanding of the procedures of the Internet Governance Forum.· Demonstrate a commitment tothe aims and objectives of the IRPC Charter of Human Rights and Principles ofthe Internet· Indicate what roles andresponsibilities they can carry as an SC member· Able and willing to respondto SC emails and meeting calls in a reasonable time. Timelineand polling: · Nominationsfor new officers will be open for two weeks starting December 16-31, 2018. · Elections willbe open for two weeks starting January 01-15, 2019. IRPClist members will (i) vote or endorse (if uncontested) nominees using ananonymized online polling tool.
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