[AfrICANN-discuss] Issues of Canadian Visa for ICANN66

Dr Eberhard W Lisse el at lisse.na
Fri Oct 25 08:37:32 UTC 2019

It is sad, but not uncommon in the African context, when people do not
(want to) understand how government works.


On 25/10/2019 09:52, AMADU YUSIF wrote:

> Ali,


> I agree with you perfectly. This has been happening and no one

> cares to talk about it. It happened to some of the ICANN fellows in

> London and Spain. Its about time the local organizing committee act

> on it. I remember when I was going to India to attend GCCS 2017, the

> government of India appointed someone solely in-charge of visa issues.

> ICANN must liaise with LOC to make sure that all participants are

> taking care off as far as visa issues is concern. Its so sad that

> when people have volunteered to leave their work and family to go and

> participate in the betterment of internet and they are refused a visa.

> I think it is not right and ICANN must act on it.


> Yusif Amadu


> From: ALI Hadji Mmadi <alihadji90 at gmail.com>

> Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:13 PM

> To: AfrICANN list <africann at afrinic.net>

> Subject: [AfrICANN-discuss] Issues of Canadian Visa for ICANN66



> Hi all,

> I would like to get your attention !


> Many of the african community have been refused the canadian Visa to

> attend ICANN 66. I know in Marrackech for ICANN65, Azize and his

> local team have make effort to facilitate the getting of visa. Why

> all local host for ICANN meeting do not make effort about this ?

> Could we put this request in ICANN board ?


> Bests Regards.

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