Under the FY18 Additional Budget Request process, the ALAC received one travel slot for an ALAC Member (2017-2018) to be supported for travel to the 2017 IGF taking place in Geneva 18 - 21 December 2017.

This page outlines the criteria and the timeline for the selection of the ALAC Member to be supported.

ALAC Criteria for the IGF Travel Support:

  • Possess IGF experience through previous attendance at national, regional or global IGF meetings

  • Possess significant knowledge of At-Large policy issues and how they could impact end users

  • Unlikely to attend if not funded through this program

  • Required to attend and actively participate in as many Workshops and other sessions as possible

  • Encouraged to network and provide feedback to the ALAC

  •  Encouraged to prepare a report following their participation

ICANN Criteria for IGF Travel Support:

  • Must have confirmed acceptance of a speaking slot on a MAG approved workshop panel


  • 30 October 2017 - 10 November 2017 - Call for Candidates* (Only those ALAC Members who will be on the ALAC at the time of the IGF may apply).

  • Week of 13 November 2017 -  Decision (the ALAC Appointee Selection Committee will make the selection followed by ALAC ratification).

  • 17 November 2017 or before - Notification

*IMPORTANT: All applicants are required to submit an expression of interest, state why they believe they are the best candidate and meet the above ALAC and ICANN criteria for IGF travel support.

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