[IRPCoalition] IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE Nominations extended

Sahajman Shrestha sahajms at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 08:19:05 EET 2018

Dear IRP Members,
I would like to continue my IRPC SC member for tenure  2018 to 2020.So I
would like to contribute one more tenure as SC member for South Asia,NEPAL.

I have been member of the IRPC Steering Committee for the 2016,  my
involvement started from IGF Mexico 2016 . During this time I have been
following closely and participating actively in the coalition's output,
Meetings by virtual meeting and I am one of the programme committee member
of NEPAL IGF2017 and moderated one  workshop on the promotion of human
rights and freedom of expression for the online environment.Currently I am
station manager of Radio Sagarmatha,Nepal 1st Public broadcaster of south
asia<www.radiosagarmatha.org.np> and vice president of freedom forum,
Nepal<www.freedom forum.org.np>
Over the years I have had the opportunity to experience the rise voices on
freedom of expression and rights to information. Recently I have also had
the opportunity  to be directly involved in Nepal school on internet rights
as one of the speaker on Internet governance 2018.seeking all suports from
IRPC members.

thank you for your all support.


sahaj man shrestha

IRPC SC member


*Sahaj Man Shrestha*
*Station Manager-Radio Sagarmatha *
*Environmental Media Expert/*
*Email:sahajms at gmail.com <sahajms at gmail.com>, Linkedin:Sahaj Man Shrestha
,Twitter:@sahajshrestha / Skype:sahajman, Facebook:sahajmanshrestha,www.

On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 5:44 PM, IRPCoalition <info at irpcharter.org> wrote:

> Dear all
> There is still time to (self) nominate for the IRPC Steering Committee,
> and for the incoming co-Chair of the Coalition.
> The nomination period has been extended until the end of this week, If you
> know of someone, or would like to step forward yourself.
> We welcome IRPC Coalition members who would like to contribute to the
> ongoing work of translating and disseminating the IRPC Charter around the
> world, those who would like to be a part of the new Charter Resource Guide
> project that showcases the many projects that have emerged around human
> rights and principles for internet policy-making. We also welcome people
> who have participated on the list, and who have ideas for events at the
> annual IGF meetings, EuroDIG and other regional meetings.
> Updates on all those activities and outputs are at http://
> internetrightsandprinciples.org/site/
> Some people have expressed interest and inquired about the time
> commitment. Being on the SC requires some bandwidth for email
> communications, and periodic meetings online in the lead-up to key events
> on the internet governance calendar; As outline below, enthusiasm, ideas,
> and desire to contribute to this work are the main criteria.
> Revised Timeline:
> *Nominations 9-28 January, 2018. *
> *Elections 28 January-4 February, 2018.*
> This email is an announcement regarding the upcoming Internet Rights and
> Principles Coalition Elections.
> For 2018-20 we have positions for (1) the incoming co-chair (2018-2020)
> and 2) steering committee members (2018-2020).
> Below you will find the nomination and election procedure, which includes
> ideal criteria (roles and responsibilities, areas of interest and
> expertise) for each position.
> (Self) nominations for any of these positions are open. All (self-)
> nominations require a seconder and a brief statement of intent.
> Procedure and Guidelines for Nominees:
> ·      Invite (self) 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
> <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
> <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 and polling:
> ·      Nominations for new officers will be open for two weeks starting
> January 9-19.
> ·      Elections will be open for two weeks starting January 20-31.
> IRPC list members will (i) vote or endorse (if uncontested) nominees using
> an anonymized online polling tool.
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