ATLAS II Overarching-theme, Public Relations (PR) Message and strategic goals

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(23/01/14): Reached consensus on the following PR msg suggested by Duncan Burns: "The At-Large community in ICANN is the voice of the end-user around the world into the policies that govern the Domain Name System" and the rest of the following strategic goals: (3) "Strengthen At-Large as a reservoir for civil society allies pursuing like-minded goals in terms of public interest", (4) "Make At-Large broader, inclusive and stronger (like one ALS per country)" , (5) "Improve inclusiveness and participation of existing and new member ALSs",  (6) "Bridge knowledge gaps between At-Large insiders and the broader membership and RALO organizations", (7) "Exchange of members / ALSs experience and strengthen of bottom-up approach", (8) "Better understand concerns, ideas, working areas and expectations of our members", (9) "Help the At-Large community to learn more about ICANN’s work, functioning and current issues" [Transcript: Page 23 Reference Page]

(09/01/14): Reached consensus on PR messages and the following two strategic goals: [1]  Achieve a better and powerful representation of end-user interests in ICANN (Reference: Recording @ 31:43), [2] Organize and empower Internet end-users to actively participate in ICANN’s policy development processes (Reference: Recording @ 42:00)

(19/12/13): Overarching theme selected by consensus "Global Internet: The User Perspective" (Reference: transcript page 6). PR Messages discussed but need final consensus: (1) "At-Large is the primary organizational home of the Internet end user within ICANN " (Reference: transcript page 12-14), (2)"At-Large contributes to providing a broader user-centered view to ICANN" (Reference: transcript page 17), (3) "At-Large strengthens ICANN as a model case for multi-stakeholder participation", (4) "At-Large reaches the parts of the world that ICANN can not reach" (Reference: transcript page 19-20). Need to finalize strategic goals. [Reference page] 

(16/12/13): Opened today. This item was discussed in the 05/12/13 ATLAS II Organization Committee conference call. No action item was generated at that time. However, it is open today to remember that we need to conclude this discussion. [Reference page]

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