Date: Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:00 UTC (For the time in various time zones click here)      

Meeting Number: AL.AF/CC.14  BDB 0520/1

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Conference ID: FR 1838 / EN 1638

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Action Items: EN 

Transcript: EN, FR

Recording:  ENFR 

Zoom Recording: EN

Zoom Chat:  EN


FR: Fanny Salyou, Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong, Michel Tchonang, Aziz Hilali, 

EN: Barrack Otieno, Moriam Sulaimon, Caleb Ogundele, Vernatius Ezeama, Nkem Nweke, Tijani Ben Jemaa, Nkem Nweke, Innocent Adriko, Abdulkarim Ayopo Oloyede, Seun Ojedeji, Abdalmonem Galila, Alex Corenthin, Aziz Hilali, Bob Cochieng, Dave Kissoondoyal, Hadia Elminiawi, Bakara Kouyate, Leon Felipe Sanchez Ambia, Lillian Achom, Nkem Nweke, Omar, Oreoluwa Lesi, Ousmane Tidjani Cherif, Patricia Esther Akello, Peters Omoragbon, Raft Raza, Remmy Nweke, Sarah Kiden, Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong, Amara Baba Dabala, Bukkie O, Thato Mfikwe, 

Apologies: Joan Katambi,

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Yaovi Atohoun, Michelle DeSmyter

FR Interpreters: Jacques & Isabelle 

Call Management:  Michelle DeSmyter


  1. Roll call (Staff) – 2 min
  2. Review of action items from previous meeting (Staff, Sarah) – 3 min
  3. Open ICANN Public Comments (Seun) – 5 min

At-Large Policy Resources:

At-Large Capacity Building Workshop - An Introduction to Policy Development at ICANN
2020 ALAC Policy Comments & Advice
At-Large Policy Summary
At-Large Executive Summary page
Multistakeholder Advice Development graphic
Consolidated Policy Working Group (CPWG)

Recently Ratified by the ALAC (since last AFRALO Monthly Meeting)

Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1: Proposed Final Report
Executive Summary TBD

Draft PTI FY21-24 Strategic Plan
The ALAC supports the five strategic objectives of the Draft PTI Strategic Plan, and strategies to achieve those objectives. The ALAC particularly supported the following elements: Awareness of PTI's mandate and remit, alignment of ICANN and PTI’s Strategic and Financial Plans, and input into the development of ICANN policies.

AFRALO Statement: ICANN Africa Regional Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025
The AFRALO statement was in response to the ICANN Africa Regional Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025. As all AFRALO countries fall under the Africa Regional Plan, a drafting team from the region provided feedback on strategy topics such as security, ICANN governance, unique identifiers system, geopolitics, and financials.

Note: Ratified by the AFRALO Leadership Team and the ALAC.

Public Comment for Decision 

Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone Version 4 (RZ-LGR-4)  

Current Statements (ALAC Advice, Comment or Correspondence)

4. Reports

     a. Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) Africa updates  (Pierre, Yaovi, Bob) - 5 min

     b. Recent and upcoming ALAC activities (Tijani, Dave, Abdulkarim) – 5 min

     c. NOMCOM Update (Hadia) - 2 min

     d. Statement on Universal Acceptance (UA) and Email Address Internationalization (EAI) for Arabic Script (Adbalmonem) - 3 min

     e. Recent and upcoming AFRALO/ALS activities (All)  - 5 min

      f. AFRALO 2020 Elections- Seun Ojedeji - 3 min

5. Updates/Items for discussion

      a. Joint AFRALO-AfrICANN meeting at ICANN68 (virtual) (Barrack, Sarah) - 5 min     

      b.  AFRALO WG on the review of the Operating Principles 2020- Membership section -  (Isaac Maposa/Abdeljalil Bachar Bong) - 5 min

      c. AFRALO FY21 Outreach and Engagement Strategic Plan (Fatimata/Daniel) - 3 min

      d.  AFRALO Newsletter call for articles - Deadline 3 June 2020 (Remmy, Olivier, Sarah) - 3 min

          See Newsletter Archives

6. New At-Large Structure (ALS) and individual member applications (Sarah) – 5 min

     ALS applications

     288 - Liberia Information Technology Students Union (Contact person(s): Foldestine Pay and Willie Tingba)

     Individual members


7. AOB – 5 min

 Invitation to the At-Large Consolidated Policy Working Group Single Issue Call: "GeoNames Survey" - Seun 

Ordre du Jour (Français) 

  1. Appel - Liste de Présence (Personnel) – 2 min
  2. Revue des actions à entreprendre de la réunion précédente (Personnel, Sarah) – 5 min
  3. Commentaires publics d' ICANN (Seun) – 5 min

4. Rapports

    a. Dernières infos du Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) Afrique  (Pierre, Yaovi, Bob) - 5 min

    b. Activités récentes / à venir de l'ALAC (Tijani, Dave, Abdulkarim) - 5 min

    c. Mise à jour sur NOMCOM (Hadia) - 2 min

    d. Déclaration sur l'acceptation universelle (AU) et Internationalisation des adresses e-mail (EAI) pour le script arabe

    e. Activités récentes / à venir des membres d'AFRALO (tous) - 5 min

    f. AFRALO Élection 2020- Seun - 3 mins 

5. Sujets de discussion

     a. Réunion conjointe AFRALO-AfrICANN à l'ICANN68 (virtuelle)(Barrack, Sarah) - 5 min

     b. Groupe de travail sur l'examen des principes de fonctionnement (Isaac Maposa/Abdeljalil Bachar Bong) - 5 min

     c. AFRALO FY21 Plan Stratégique de sensibilisation et d'engagement (Fatimata/Daniel) - 3 min

     d.  AFRALO Newsletter appel à articles - Date limite: 03 Juin 2020 (Remmy, Olivier, Sarah) - 3 min

         Voir Archive de la Newsletter

6. Nouvelles demandes de Structure At-Large (ALS) et les candidatures individuelles (Sarah) - 5min

    Demandes d'ALS

   288 - Liberia Information Technology Students Union (Contact person(s): Foldestine Pay and Willie Tingba)

   Individual membership applications


7. Question diverses (tous) – 5 min 


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