At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:


2) Picture/Image:
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3) Are you participating in the At-Large advisory process (including email and real-time discussions) as a representative of:

a) ALAC (if so, detail the region and term):

Region Africa Term : 2024-2025

b) A Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) (if so, please detail the region, position and term):

AFRALO Secretary (2012-2016) AFRALO Chair (2016-2018) ALAC Representative to the NomCom (2018-2020) AFRALO VC (2020-2023)

c) An ICANN-accredited At-Large Structure (if so, which one):

Morrocan Internet Society (ISOC Morocco) Chair of ISOC Morocco

d) Any ICANN Committee, Constituency or Stakeholder Group (if so, which one(s))?

Operations, Finance and Budget Working Group NomCom 2018-2023 At-Large new gTLD Review Group (RG gTLDs) ICANN Academy

e) Any other company or organization, whether commercial or nonprofit (if so, please detail the organization and your position):

Chair of ISOC Morocco ( Chair of the Mediterranean Federation of Associations of Internet (FMAI)

4) Please identify your current employer(s):


5) Please identify your current position(s):

ALAC Member

6) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Professor at the Moroccan National Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (INPT) PhD Graduated in Compuer Science and Applied Mathematics . Deputy Director of Internships and Corporate Relations,

7) Please identify your declared country of primary residence:


8) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimus stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


9) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you, your employer, and/or sponsor have any type of material or financial interest in the At-Large advisory process and its outcomes?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the interest:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

10) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

  • Member of At-Large Operations, Finance and Budget Working Group (OFB-WG)
  • Member of the At-Large new gTLD Review Group (RG gTLDs)
  • Civil Society Participation at ICANN
  • Member of ATLAS I, II et III Program Working Group (PWG)
  • Contribution to the ICANN Academy with an Internet Governance (IG) course of 8 sessions.
  • Organization and animation of several webinars and trainings (on site and virtual) on ICANN Policy development process by ICANN
  • Organizer of the various General Assemblies (Dakar, London, Johannesburg, Accra)
  • Universal Acceptance (UA) of Browsers and Social Network Applications
  • Member of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAG) during the period 2009-2013
  • Member of North Africa IGF Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAG) and Arab IGF member (2016-2023)
  • Chair of ISOC Morocco
  • President of the Mediterranean Federation of Internet Associations (FMAI)

11) Additional information (optional):

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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)

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  1. Update : Said Bensbih is the President of The Moroccan Internet Society (ISOC Morocco) since December 21st, 2013