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[rpd] timing for impact analysis

Arnaud AMELINA amelnaud at
Tue Jul 9 09:51:25 UTC 2019

On Sat, Jul 6, 2019, 15:52 Ernest Byaruhanga <ernest at> wrote:

> On 5 Jul 2019, at 23:54, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ via RPD <rpd at>

> wrote:

> >

> > Hi all,

> >

> > Since we got the idea from Sylvain to fix the impact analysis timing (he

> almost convinced me that we need a policy proposal for that).

> >

> > So, before sending a formal policy proposal, I've exchanged emails with

> the staff about that, and we discussed that being an operational issue, it

> may be not necessary to have a policy proposal, but instead an operational

> process update.

> >

> > Note that I'm sending this to the list, as agreed with the staff, in

> order to ensure that we make it transparent for the community, as this is

> clearly a benefit for all:

> >

> > My proposal to the staff:

> >

> > Could you amend your actual procedure for the impact analysis in such

> way that state something in the line of "the staff will provide the impact

> analysis for new policy proposals in 4 weeks. For new versions of existing

> policy proposals, which already have an impact analysis, we will aim for

> providing it in a maximum of 2 weeks. In some cases, it may take longer,

> however, we will aim to have the full impact analysis or at least some

> draft of it, 10 days before each policy meeting."

> >

> > I think Ernest want to suggest a small tweak on that text, but I think

> it should be ok and we avoid a policy proposal and a long discussion and

> make a better use of the time for all the participants for more complex

> problems.


> Yes - The suggestion above is reasonable. Let us commit to providing a

> staff analysis in 4 weeks for a new proposal or a large change, and 2 weeks

> for a small change to an existing proposal.


Are we changing the PDP through staff ? Are we imposing staff analysis to
each revision of proposal being discussed ? Are we revoking chairs
prerogative to request staff analysis when it is needed? While new
proposal seems obvious, who decides what is large change or small change?
Is this not the cochairs call?



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