[Community-Discuss] [Board-Discuss] AFRINIC Board Community Engagement

Adewole Ajao dewole at tinitop.com
Wed Dec 4 11:45:04 UTC 2019

Thank you very much for the details, Chair.

I look forward to the engagement and to seeing a very prompt summary of
discussions sent to the lists afterwards. With that, those not physically
present can quickly add their thoughts if any.

All the best!


On Wed, 4 Dec 2019, 12:34 Bope Domilongo Christian, <christianbope at gmail.com>

> Dear Adewole and community,


> The following agenda will be discussed.


> *1. Strategic plan*


> The current strategic plan is from 2016 to 2020. AfriNIC management

> will publish an assessment of the current strategic plan and launch a

> consultation on the strategic plan for 2021 to 2025.


> * 2. Election guidelines*


> AfriNIC is holding a public consultation about the election

> guidelines. The deadline for comments is 13 December 2019


> * 3. Filling of casual vacancy for Eastern Africa (Seat 6)*


> The seat on the Board for Eastern Africa is vacant since October.

> The Board has decided to fill the seat according to the process which was

> followed for the previous casual vacancies.


> *4. External Auditor for Financial Year 2019*


> AfriNIC has a statutory requirement to appoint an External Auditor.

> The External Auditor which was appointed for FY 2019 informed AfriNIC that

> it will be unavailable to conduct the exercise. A letter was sent to PwC

> to provide the rationale behind their decision and we are still waiting for

> PwC response. AfriNIC will be appointing an External Auditor to fill the

> casual vacancy as per section 15.3 (v).


> *5. Update on IP investigation*


> AFRINIC has attracted some media coverage relating to suspicious

> activity in its WHOIS database primarily a limited section of legacy

> resources. investigation was initiated. The investigation is ongoing.


> *6. Open the floor.*




> On Tue, 3 Dec 2019 at 17:40, Adewole Ajao via board <board at afrinic.net>

> wrote:


>> On the agenda for the last day of AFRINIC-31

>> https://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-31/en/agenda/programme is a

>> 90-minute session for Board Community Engagement.


>> This is an interactive session between the AFRINIC Board and the AFRINIC

>> community to discuss on AFRINIC's governance amongst others.



>> May I ask for a draft agenda for this session ASAP, please? The currently

>> published outline is rather vague.


>> In particular, I am interested in being able to make contribution to the

>> topics ahead of the session or remotely. As I have stated in the past

>> regarding a similar engagement, having a rough outline will also help with

>> time management for the session (if the aim is to achieve something more

>> than just checking a box off a to-do list).


>> Thanks to the initiators for making this possible.


>> Regards,

>> Dewole.

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