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[AfriNIC-rpd] NomCom at AFRINIC-16

Emile Milandou emilemilan at
Wed May 23 08:21:59 UTC 2012

On 22 mai 2012, at 16:55, Jean Robert Hountomey wrote:

> > The elections process should give many options. If I can E-vote, i must have reasons to issue a proxy if i am not attending the AGM.
> > Can you or anyone explain why an evote does not completely remove any need for proxies?
> 1- What I can see as an explanation is the case in some African Countries where Internet Connectivity can be down for more than 3 days (without backup) or the connection can be unreliable for some time. But we can solve this if we open the e-voting for one or two weeks before the Physical voting.

> But if members want proxy. Let's add it.
Having an e-proxy process/system will avoid fighting/shouting as it is right away

> 2- Assign the NomCom the task to make sure that
> - All nominees are treated fairly and equally
> - All parties understand appropriate campaign activities and required actions
> - Members have sufficient information to make choices in elections
> 3- Campaign
> - NomCom asks AfriNIC to provide a space for Campaign activities
> - NomCom can draft a questionnaire to candidate and publish the answers in the election page.
> - No paid advertising space in AfriNIC and African Internet Summit publications.
> - Prohibit the use of AfriNIC membership lists in any form.
> - Give equal time to candidate to speak at the AfriNIC meeting one day before the physical voting day. e-Voting can close at 11.59 UTC that day.


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