[AfrICANN-discuss] Re: FW: [announce] Fellowships to Ensure Global
Voices Heard at ICANN
ki_chango at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 16 00:29:43 SAST 2007
I'm struck with this distribution: 5 for Africa, and 15 for the
Caribbean! I'm aware that there might sometimes be lack of
interest or shortage of good candidatures from Africa; however,
I did directly encouraged one candidature that is certainly a
very valid and valuable one but not on the win list. I'm just
noting and wondering what might be the reasons of such
Good initiative though, and good luck to the winning fellows.
--- karen banks <karenb at GN.APC.ORG> wrote:
> >I would strongly encourage NCUC members from "the South" to
> >advantage of these fellowships to attend upcoming ICANN
> i did encourage a few folk, but i don't think any of them were
> pretty impressive list:
> "Thirty-three fellows were selected from 125 applications
> 65% of the fellows and 68% of applicants had never attended an
> meeting. There were nine fellowship participants who were
> but decided to postpone taking part until the Los Angeles
> 33 participants is not bad at all, and i really welcome the
> scanning the list, i do wonder if all really needed a grant
> ICANN (ie, couldn't get from their organisations, governments,
> etc) but all in all, a good effort
> i'll certainly enoucourage people to apply again
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> >Subject: [announce] Fellowships to Ensure Global Voices Heard
> at ICANN
> >Fellowships to Ensure Global Voices Heard at ICANN
> >More voices from across the globe will be heard at ICANN's
> >International Public Meeting in Los Angeles later this year
> thanks to
> >the global fellowships program being launched today.
> >Please distribute this notice to constituency members and
> others in view
> >of the ICANN meetings in Los Angeles in October 2007.
> >Thank you.
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