Survey Objective: RALOs are conducting a survey of Professional expertise, which fulfills ATLAS II Recommendation 28. “The ALAC should work with all RALOs and ALSes to map the current expertise and interests in their membership, to identify Subject Matter Experts and facilitate policy communication".
SEE: ATLAS II Recommendation 28 which shows a Summary of the results and professional capabilities in all RALOs
The key findings are:
1.- LACRALO and APRALO had the greatest response to the survey (34 and 32).
2.- There is a diversity of professions that exist in the different RALOs. However, there are some RALOs where most members belong to the technical area or engineering (EURALO, AFRALO and APRALO). In one RALO, they are part of social sciences (LACRALO).
3.- Most members of the RALOs are specialized in Internet Governance issues (LACRALO, EURALO, AFRALO, AND APRALO. Domain names are in the second place.
4.- Finally, It is necessary to prepare a new survey in the future to obtain more detailed information from members of the RALOs. Also, it is relevant to have as many answers as possible.