FY20 Additional Budget Request Results:
RECOMMENDATION: Yes (partial approval)
RECOMMENDED AMOUNT (ESTIMATED):
Based on the success of the FY17, FY18 and FY19 experiences, this activity will be supported for an additional fiscal year and administered by Policy Development Support staff in collaboration with the
regional vice presidents from the Global Stakeholder Engagement team.
As this will be the fourth consecutive year that similar activities have been funded through the ABR process, funding for FY20 is conditioned upon the following requirements:
(a) publication in a central, publicly-accessible online location of criteria used in FY17, 18 and 19, as well as criteria to be used in FY20, to determine what activities are funded for each RALO;
(b) submission of the above-noted criteria to ICANN Organization’s Finance and Policy Development Support departments ; and
(c) submission of a written report by the ALAC to ICANN Organization’s Finance and Policy Development Support departments by the end of FY20 documenting and reviewing the usage
of these funds in FY17, 18, 19 & 20, for the purpose of assessing the success of RALO outreach programs funded by this means. The criteria and reports are to be submitted to email@example.com
and submission is a condition of future resource allocations, if any,
RALO Discretionary Criteria:
1.0 Purpose of the Discretionary Funding
To provide opportunities for members of all RALOs to do local outreach and engagement about ICANN and ICANN policy related issues within the region.
Please refer to the Finance and Budget Subcommittee (FBSC) Proposal, page 7 HERE for more details.
2.0 Selection Criteria
The applications for funding support for the local ALS activity must come from a certified ALS or individual member that has demonstrated to be active by consistently participating in the regional monthly calls at least once every 3 months.
The ALS or individual has previously organized or attended a special event with tangible outreach and engagement activities with specific expected results.
The funds should be a portion of the full budget for the event.
The Discretionary funds use shall be in alignment with the RALO Strategic Outreach Plans filed for the relevant Fiscal year.
Staff will consider regional balance within each RALO during their review of the requests.
3.0 Application Process
- A request form needs to be completed to initiate the process.
- The request needs to be reviewed and approved by Regional Leadership prior to sending to ICANN org staff.
- The request must be sent to Silvia Vivanco, Manager, At-Large Regional Affairs and Heidi Ullrich, Vice President, Policy Development and At-Large Relations the relevant Regional Leadership at least three weeks prior to the planned activity.
- Approval (or not) will be informed via email to the organization representative that made the request.
4.0 Approval Process
Staff determines if request follows the established criteria. Consult with the region officials if in doubt.
Staff determines if there are sufficient funds available to support the request. If not, the maximum allowed for the request will be what is available in the fund at the moment of the request.
If necessary, Staff coordinates a conference call with RALO leadership and the person(s) making the request with the purpose of gathering more details about the utilization of the funds.
All requests and its final approval (or not) are to be published in a WIKi page for transparency purposes.
The ALS or individual member must produce,not later than 15 days after the end of the engagement, a report summarizing its outreach efforts and possible outcome.
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING TRAVEL BOOKING: All trips on buses, train and planes as well as hotel accommodation must be booked through ICANN Constituency Travel. Please work with At-Large staff on any travel booking under the RALO Discretionary Funding ABR.
FY20 RALO Available Funds
Each RALO is granted $4k for FY20
|RALO||Funds Used||Available Funds|
FY20 RALO Requests
|RALO||Date Submitted||Date of Event||Submitted within three weeks of Event?||Submitter||Purpose||Proposal||Amount||Status||Report|
|NARALO||July 11 2019||2 November 2019||Yes||Glenn McKnight||Refreshments|
GDPR for Ciitzens Event a workshop developed by the Finnish Government and ISOC . Expect 50 or more people with pre registration
Request for only food.
|NARALO||August 2 2019|
Feb / March
Building awareness of ICANN to the technical and business students
|EURALO||9 July 2019||12 September 2019||Yes||Joanna Kulescza||Travel and accommodation to first national IGF in Hungary||Following a kind recommendation from EURALO Chair, the EURALO O&E TF supported my request for additional funding to participate at a local event (a personal invitation to participate in the first IGF in Hungary; https://igfhungary.hu/ [igfhungary.hu]; where we only have two individual members and no ALS). Total travel and accommodation costs should not exceed EUR 540 with one overnight stay from 11 till 12 of September.||$620||Approved||Report|
|APRALO||26 June 2019 (for FY20)||15-19 July 2019||Yes||Satish Babu||Accommodation and Expenses||Support for two additional nights accommodation and per diem (in addition to the 3 nights provided by the CROP) for the APrIGF|
(Actual Expenses: $63 tbc)
|Approved||I attended the APrIGF 2019 meeting at Vladivostok on CROP (CROP report already submitted) and used additional funds from the RALO Discretionary Budget to supplement the room rent and incidentals of $63.|
|APRALO||26 June 2019||15-19 July 2019||Yes||Maureen Hilyard||Visa costs and Expenses||Reimbursement of visa cost (USD330) and some per diem for the five days ($170)|
(Actual expenses: $340)
|APRALO||1 July 2019||15-19 July 2019||No (Exception made)||Nadira Alaraj||Visa costs||Visa costs for the APrIGF||$290||Approved|
I attended several IGFs and ME IGFs but what I’ve seen at the APrIGF of the empowerment and capacity building of their community and youth in the Internet Governance space doesn’t have its parallel at any other regional IGFs. APrIGF, does give high attention to youth from schools through introducing them to the Internet Governance policy work. That gives to youth the opportunities to be future leaders in their countries and internationally. The evidence of this empowerment is the maturity of the youth logic during the debates which is very close to senior participants. Another activity at the APrIGF that empowers the fellows is the thematic buddy group assignment which is based on the APrIGF themes. Then at the closing plenary, members of the group provide a short summary report on each of the sub-themes.
The APrIGF Multi-Stakeholder Steering Group (MSG) is open, inclusive and transparent, because any community member can join the MSG mailing list and contribute to their discussions and planning. I'm now on the MSG and the program committee. I consider myself an active community member because I'm already contributing to the revision of their rules and procedures.
A strategic invention stemmed from APrIGF is the Synthesis Document which takes into consideration all the community inputs. Comments are collected from participants through different methods, a dedicated platform that receive comments, the daily panel after the meeting and from panelist. The synthesized outcome would reflect the current Asia Pacific concerns and updates of the region and it will be shared at the IGF.
|EURALO||24 August 2019||23-25 September 2019||Yes||Roberto Gaetano||Accommodation and Incidentals||10th Ukrainian Internet Governance Forum (IGF-UA-2019) that will take place on 23 September 2019 in Kyiv and the RIPE NCC Days that will take place on 24-25 September in Kyiv.||$1,000||Approved||Report|
|EURALO||27 September||Monday 25 November 2019 - |
Saturday 30 November 2019
|Yes||Olivier Crepin-Leblond||Flight and Accommodation||2019 Global IGF||$1,000||Approved|
|APRALO||3 December 2019||12-21 February 2020||Yes||Satish Babu||The request is for the reimbursement of expenses to attend APRICOT 2020 for 3 persons (Maureen Hilyard, Lianna Galstyan and Satish Babu) from APRALO/ALAC. The expenses include accommodation and per-diem but not travel. The actual reimbursement is to be made subject to bills/receipts being produced.||2020 APRICOT||$3,000||Approved|
|AFRALO||13 January 2020||22 February 2020||Yes||Aziz Hilali|
True to its mission, the Moroccan chapter of ISOC, representing the interest of local internet users, is devoting its national Internet day this year to the theme "Blockchain and its Applications"
The event will take place on February 22, 2020. The aim is to respond and inform participants about technological developments and the immense potential of this technology.
The expected participants will be students, academicians, scientific researchers and business leaders.
|NARALO||15 January 2020||20 March 2020||Yes||Glenn McKnight||Request for train travel to IGF Canada to network to promote NARALO.||$123||Approved|
|LACRALO||16 January 2020||January through March 2020||Yes||Sergio Salinas Porto||$4,000||Approved|
|NARALO||8 January 2020||Yes||Eduardo Diaz||Funding to support catering and material for our 2020 event named: “Fall in Love with Internet” We expect approximately 75 participants. Event focus: How the Internet works, what’s happening in ICANN in 2020 and How the Internet enables communication during a natural disaster. Locale: Ecoexploratorio: Museo de Ciencias de Puerto Rico, Bayamón, Puerto Rico||$500||Approved|