[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN 2016 Nominating Committee Announces Selections - unfortunate Africa d

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 05:04:43 UTC 2016

Hi SM,

For your Information the AfTLD Constitution is available on the
website http://www.aftld.org/about/?pg=233057. If i may ask how does
it relate with the discussion at hand?


On 9/1/16, SM <sm at resistor.net> wrote:
> Hi Walu, Mike, Paulos,
> At 09:17 31-08-2016, Walubengo J wrote:
>>I know it is a touchy subject but fortunately or unfortunately I stand by
>> it.
> A few months ago, the Association Française pour
> le Nommage Internet en Coopération published a
> report about ICANN diversity.  According to the
> report, "Africa, Latin America and Asia are
> under-represented" as "ICANN community leaders".
> At 07:48 31-08-2016, Dr Paulos B Nyirenda wrote:
>>is not the lever that I want to go down to in
>>this case for ICANN Board Members, I am talking
>>about regional diversity as defined in the ICANN
>>system as well as in our own Africa Region Internet institutions
>>I am not instigating for a quota other than what
>>is already in the bylaws BUT I am asking for
>>some reasonablenes in aclaimed ICANN diversity
>>which  I do not see in the current NomCom
>>selection, that is the observation that I am making.
> I tried to find information about one of the
> region's internet institution.  Unfortunately,
> the Africa Top Level Domain does not make its
> constitution available on its website.  The ICANN
> bylaws has a "diversity calculation".  The ALAC
> Representative for the region is better qualified to explain how that
> works.
> Regards,
> -sm
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