ALAC November Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.1117/1

Date: Tuesday, 28 November 2017                                    

Time: 21:00 - 23:00 UTC (For the time in various timezones click here)

Adobe Connect Meeting Room:

Interpretation Available: Yes ( RU, ES & FR  - Simultaneous)

How can I participate in this meeting? English Conference ID = 1638

¿Cómo se puede participar en la teleconferencia? Spanish Conference ID = 1738

Comment participer a cette teleconference?  French Conference ID = 1838

Russian Conference ID =  2138


AF: Hadia Elminiawi, Seun Ojedeji (apology), Tijani Ben Jemaa

AP: Holly Raiche, Kaili Kan, Maureen Hilyard

EUR: Andrei Kolesnikov, Bastiaan Goslings, Sébastien Bachollet

LAC: Alberto Soto, Bartlett Morgan, Ricardo Holmquist

NA: Alan Greenberg, Javier Rúa-Jovet, John Laprise (apology)

Liaisons: Julie Hammer (SSAC), Maureen Hilyard (ccNSO), Cheryl Langdon-Orr (GNSO), Yrjö Lansipuro (GAC)

Participants: EN: Olivier-Crépin Leblond, Bram Fudzulani, Barrack Otieno, Abdulkarim Ayopo Oloyede, Vernatius Okwu Ezeama, Isaac Maposa , Chokri Ben Romdhane, Kris Seeburn, Wale Bakare, Erich Schweighofer, Vanda Scartezini, Raymond Mamattah, Marita Moll, Leah Symekher, Glenn McKnight, Judith Hellerstein, Wafa Dahmani, Sarah Kiden, Justine Chew, Beran Dondeh, León Sanchez, Matthew Rantanen, Eduardo Diaz

ES: Alberto Soto, Wladimir Dávalos, Harold Arcos

FR: Gabriel Bombambo, Guiguemde Jacques Rodrigue, Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong, Adam Ahmat Doungous

RU: Andrei Kolesnikov

Apologies: Satish Babu, Christopher Wilkinson, John Laprise, Ali AlMeshal, Seun Ojedeji, Javier Chandía Rojas

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Ariel Liang, Yeşim Nazlar, Evin Erdoğdu, Claudia Ruiz, Gisella Gruber, Siranush Vardanyan

Interpreters ES: Vernonica & David - FR: Claire & Camila - RU: Ekaterina & Yulia

Call Management: Gisella Gruber

Action Items: EN

Adopted Motions: EN

Decisions: EN

Recording: EN, ESFRRU

Transcript:  ENESFRRU        

AC Chat:  EN       

A G E N D A:    

Standing Agenda Items

1. Roll call and apologies – Staff (5 minutes)

2. Adoption of agenda; call for Any Other Business or other amendments – Alan Greenberg (2 minutes)

3. Review of outstanding Action Items ICANN 60 requiring ALAC involvement - Alan Greenberg (0 minutes)

4. ALAC Policy Development Activities - Ariel Liang & Alan Greenberg (20 minutes)

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC
      • None
    2. Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
      • None
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
    5. New Public Comment requests to which the ALAC needs to make decisions:
    6. Upcoming Public Comment requests
      • November 2017
        • Potential Proposed Registry Agreement Amendments to Implement Registry Services (Ongoing)
        • Proposed Renewal of .ASIA TLD Registry Agreement
      • December 2017
        • Competition, Consumer Trust & Consumer Choice Review Team – Final Report
        • Privacy and Proxy Service Provider Accreditation Program
        • New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) – Initial Report
        • Next Generation Registration Directory Services Policy Development Process Initial Report – Phase I
        • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process Initial Report

5.  Review of current ALS and Individual Member applications – Evin Erdoğdu (5 minutes)  

For Information:  ALS application tracking page and Individual Members page

ALS Snapshot



Countries & Territories



















  1. Total number of ALSes: 224 (in 100 countries)
  2. Recently certified ALSes: None
  3. Recently decertified ALSes: According to Decertification Wikispace, ALAC decertification vote to be set up for Committee for a Democratic United Nations (EURALO) 4-11 December 2017
  4. Applications currently being voted on: #276 - Norway Chapter of the Internet Society - EURALO (vote to be set up for 4-11 December 2017)
  5. Applications pending: See At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process
  6. Regional advice awaited for: #280 Action Humanitaire pour le Developpement - AFRALO, #279 Association Tchadienne Pour l’Assistance Sociale - AFRALO, #278 ISOC Madagascar - AFRALO, #277 ISOC Gambia - AFRALO#275 Mauritius-Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - AFRALO, #274 Internet Governance Forum Mauritius - AFRALO, #272 Cultural Organization for Social Development - AFRALO, #271 Aide à l'Enfant du Désert et du Sahel - AFRALO, #270 BSDCongo - AFRALO, #269 Habaka - AFRALO, #268 Fantsuam Foundation - AFRALO
  7. Staff processing due diligence for: (ALS)  #281 ISOC Chapter Indonesia Jakarta - APRALO, #273 Yemeni Organization for Development and Exchange Technology - APRALO (Additional Feedback requested by RALO from applicant), #267 Surabhi Softwares - APRALO (applicant not responsive to repeated request for feedback).

  8. Applications on hold: #210 ISOC Gambia - AFRALO (210) ISOC Gambia [PDF, 495 KB] Application suspended as per AFRALO Leadership, and advice from Internet Society to wait until further notice from ISOC, #112 Arab Regional ISPs & DSPs Association (ARISPA) - APRALO

Individual Snapshot






















*Observers may be requested to formally join as Individuals.

  1. Total number of Individuals: 64 (plus 4 Observers)
  2. Recently certified Individuals: None
  3. Staff processing due diligence for (Individual): Mary Uduma - AFRALO, Raymond Mamattah - AFRALO, Caleb Olumuyiwa - AFRALO, Abdulkarim Oloyede - AFRALO, Ejikeme Egbuogu - AFRALO, Hanan Khatib - APRALO


  1. Staff to coordinate with LACRALO leaders to have Orientation Call in January. Reference: RALO ALS and Individual Orientation Calls: Next RALO TBD - NARALO 06 September 2017APRALO 19 June 2017.

6.  Reports – Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

See: At-Large Reports from WGs,

See: RALOs and Liaisons wiki page (now including CSC Liaison Report page)

See: ALAC Monthly Reports wiki page

Note:  Usually, little discussion of these reports is scheduled for this meeting. Short comments calling attention to important issues are welcome. Any WG or RALO Chair/Liaison seeking to discuss his/her report in more detail is advised to inform the Chair in advance or if minimal time is required, add the item to AOB before adoption of the agenda.

For Discussion & Decision

7. ALAC Subcommittee on Outreach and Engagement - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

Proposal and Questions

For Discussion 

8. At-Large Review - Status and Next Steps - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

See: At-Large Review 2015 - 2019 (Current) Workspace

9. Proposal for ALAC Working Group Restart - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)


10. ALS Criteria and Application Process - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

11. CROP Review Team - Next Steps - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

12. COP Mentors and Mentee - Selection Process to be used - Alan Greenberg (10 mins)

See: COP Workspace

See: ICANN Announcement

13. At-Large at ICANN 61 - Alan Greenberg and Gisella Gruber (5 minutes)

See: ICANN 61 - San Juan Meeting - March 2018 Workspace

a. Overview of Travel and (Alan and Gisella)

b. Additional travelers

14. Any Other Business - Alan Greenberg (3 minutes)

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