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Outreach/Engagement Event Proposals must be completed at least eight (8) weeks before the event start date.

Person Completing Form:

Ozan Sahin

Date Submitted:


Form ID #




Event Proposal Section

Link: BC Trip/Event Assessment 1

1) Which GNSO structure is submitting this request:


2) Who will be the principal liaison assigned
to work with Communications:

Jimson Olufuye




3) Event Title or Descriptor:

3rd AfICTA Summit/BC Outreach

4) Preferred Event Dates:
(Note: Due to the extensive Staff support and logistical planning associated with events, advanced scheduling and reservations may be required to ensure that (a) only one such event occurs at the same time, and (b) there are no overlaps with other scheduled events such as ICANN Public Meetings).
5) Primary Event/Conference Location:

Protea Hotel 120 De Korte St., Braamfontein




South Africa

6) ICANN Geographic Region:


7) Proposed Goals and Outcomes for this Event:
(Note: Please address linkages to the Outreach Strategic Plan). 

This event is intended to leverage ICANN resources to achieve elements of the BC outreach goals specified in the BC Outreach Strategic Plan (see The objective of this Summit is to explore innovative ways of moving the continent beyond the WSIS goals through the application of appropriate policies, profitable investment and good governance using Information and Communication Technologies. BC participation in this event will allow current BC members to participate in the summit sharing their views about issues of importance to Summit attendees and demonstrating BC leadership on these issues. ICANN support will be used to sponsor attendance at the event and it is hoped that the BC presence, attendance, participation and networking opportunities will lead to new membership and further regional interest in the BC.

8) Additional Information (optional):

Informational Note From CROPP Staff:

  • This is the first instance where an ICANN community group has availed itself of the CROPP engagement event program option. In this instance, staff offered to assist BC Leadership to enter the BC Outreach Strategy Plan on the community wiki page.
  • Some of the submission dates in this workspace appear to be out of order due to the timing of proposals, but all were authorized by CROPP operational staff.
  • The BC FY16 Outreach Strategy was submitted by community leadership via e-mail on 13 August 2015.
  • The original event proposal was received by staff via e-mail on 18 July 2015.
  • At the time of the proposal the BC Outreach Strategy Plan had not been officially approved by the BC, but that took place before the event was scheduled.
  • This event proposal was reviewed and approved by Jimson Olufuye on 11 September 2015.  

If you have any questions about this proposal or the activity in general please contact

Community Confirmation Section

Note: To be completed by a Pilot Program Coordinator (PPC) designated by this organization/structure.

The Engagement Event goals, dates, and other requirements have been negotiated with applicable ICANN Staff departments and approved as documented above.


Jimson Olufuye


See item 8 `additional information` area above

The ICANN Organization / Structure's leadership has authorized the submission of this Engagement Event Proposal.


Jimson Olufuye


See item 8 `additional information` area above

The ICANN Stakeholder Engagement Vice-President has concurred that the Goals/Outcomes of this Engagement Event Proposal are consistent with operational plans and/or strategies.


Jimson Olufuye


See item 8 `additional information` area above

Program Administration: STAFF USE ONLY
Program RequirementDate Satisfied/ConfirmedInitialsNotes

Event Proposal Confirmed and
Transferred to Approved Forms: 
10-Sep-2015Event Assessment Confirmed and
Transferred to Approved Forms: 

CROPP Outreach Engagement Event Template v2 (May 2015)

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