New members added to NCSG on 08 November 2016




Nikole Yanez

Costa Rica


Ben Baichman-Kass






Jyoti Panday



Amod Prakash Singh



Ranjit R Nair



Shahul Hameed



Sabarinath Pillai



Haoran Huang



Haziq Jeelani



Cintra Sooknanan

Trinidad and Tobago


Thato Mfikwe

South Africa


Narsimha Reddy Machennagari



Amal Al-saqqaf



Vaibhav Aggarwal














Babul Films

Gangadhar panday





 New Members added to NCSG on 08 July 2016


Adeel SadiqPakistan
Mika HonkanenFinland
Ahto ApajalahtiFinland
Rachel Pollack IchouFrance




NameOff RepCountry
Youth for Social Welfare NepalRabi Bahadur BKNepal


New Members added to NCSG on 22 May 2016

OrganizationRep NameCountry
One world platform foundationValentina pellizzerBosnia herzegovina
 Dhouha Ben YoussefTunisia
 Roger Oteng BaahGhana
 Madeline CarrUnited Kingdom
 Chenai ChairSouth Africa
 Alexandre Arns GonzalesBrazil


New Members added to NCSG on 22 May 2016

Individual MembersCountry
Albino Biasutti NetoBrazil
Aleksandra ParavinaFinland
Robert GellmanUSA
Valentina pellizzerBosnia Herzegovina
Khaled KhelifiTunisia
Christopher DennettUnited Kingdom
Fabrizio MoreiraUnited States


NCSG welcomes new members - 08 April 2016

Motazz BelouaSwitzlerland
Mouad GOUAIMAMorocco
Huthaifa AlbustanjiJordan
Barbara B. Mittleman, M.D.United States
Ines HfaiedhTunisia
Lennart MaschmeyerCanada
Sonam KebaBhutan
Marine C. GossaFrance
Cisse KaneSwitzerland
Aicha JeridiTunisia
Tan Sze MingMalaysia
Yanqing HongChinese
Hiba EltiganiSudan

NCSG welcomes new members - 15 March 2016

Individual NameCountry

Elizabeth Goldberg

United States

Bonface Witaba


Paula Joana Leon Mora


Mohammad Ali Gharghi


Neil Graves

United States

NCSG welcomes new members - 19 Feb 2016!

Individual NameCountry 
Ishaant AgarwalIndia 
Peter Olugbenga AdeleyeNigeria 
Bruce PotterUSA 
Cindy KonitsUSA 
Khaled KoubaaTunisia 
Auke PalsThe Netherlands 
 Org NameOff Rep Country 
Access NowJavier PalleroUnited States of America
Africa2.0Farell FOLLYSouth Africa
Renewable Freedom FoundationMoritz BartlGermany

NCSG welcomes new members - 08 Jan 2016!


Florian Daniel


Su Sonia Herring


Michael Oghia


Giancarlo Nicolò


AbdulRasheed Tamton

Saudi Arabia


NCSG welcomes new members - 04 Dec 2015!

OrganizationRepresentative NameCountry
International Youth Action Against TerrorismSamuel AkinsolaKenya
Society for Appraisal & Women Empowerment in Rural Areas-SAWERAMs Hina GulPakistan
OP3FTTom MackenzieFrance
Gustavo JacomelliUnited Kingdom 
Ayden FérdelineUnited Kingdom 
GZ KabirBangladesh 
Joonas MäkinenFinland 
Sana AliCanada 
Stacie WalshUnited Kingdom 
Alireza KashianAustralia 
Shane KerrThe Netherlands 
Renata Aquino RibeiroBrazil 
Pino De FrancescoIreland 

NCSG welcomes new members - 21st Oct 2015!

Individual Name Country
Bram Fudzulani Malawi
Coppens Pasteur NDAYIRAGIJE Burundi
Mahdi Taghizadeh Iran
Soumya Iyer India
Org. NameRep NameCountry
Wikimedia FoundationD. Victoria BaranetskyUSA

NCSG welcomes new members - 15th Sept 2015!



Miguel Ignacio EstradaArgentina
Joseph Marc Antoine RidoreHaiti
Renato Leite MonteiroBrazil
Raoul PlommerSuomi
Roberto PizzatoItaly
Frank RossUS
Jason LakerUnited States
Anastasiia UsenkoUkraine
Silvia RosaPerú




Observer Research FoundationArun Mohan SukumarIndia


NCSG welcomes new members - 10th April 2015!

Mark Ayling
Jimmy Rosario
Karel Douglas
TIMOTHY Nii Martey Mensah
Alyssa Mihai
Edwin Opare
Cagri Emer
Muhammed Njie
Arthur Gwagwa
Arun Sukumar
Kyrgyz Research and Education Network Association Almaz Bakenov
Mérték Médiaelemző Műhely Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft. (Mertek Media Monitor Nonprofit Ltd.) Gábor Polyák
Greater Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society David Vyorst
Civil Initiative on Internet Policy Tattu Mambetalieva
The Heritage Foundation Brett Schaeffer
Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University Delhi Arun Sukumar


NCSG welcomes new members - 19th Dec 2014!

Member NameOfficial Representative
Pakistan Network Operators' Group (PaNOG)Shakeel Ahmed
Access HumboldtSean McLaughlin
Center for Democracy & TechnologyMatthew Shears
Joy Liddicoat 
Arsene Tungali 
Krishna Kumar Rajamannar 
Rao Naveed Bin Rais 
Monika Zalnieriute 
Jean-Jacques Subrenat 
Shabnam Shafiei 


NCSG Monthly Policy Committee Meeting!

Date: 09th December 2014

Time: 1300 - 1500 UTC

Adobe Connect and Dial In: Details: Here

New NCUC Representatives to NCSG PC

The NCUC is proud to announce the appointment of two top-notch representatives to the NCSG Policy Committee, effective immediately.  

Joy Liddicoat leads the human rights work of member org the Association for Progressive Communications  Joy served two years as NCSG rep to the GNSO Council.  

Joy is the Project coordinator for Internet Rights are Human Rights for the Association for Progressive Communication, a NCUC organizational member.  Joy is lawyer who's been a long-time activist on human rights on the Internet and beyond, and she's also involved in DNS issues and well attuned to the ICANNsphere.  At present she also serves Director of the Domain Name Commission, InternetNZ, the non-profit multistakeholder body responsible for managing .nz and related Internet issues in New Zealand, so she brings to the table an understanding of public interest aspects of the ccTLD space as well.  A strong human rights orientation has generally been lacking in ICANN and the GNSO, so she'd be filling an important gap.  At the same time, it would be good to further engage in NCSG the APC, which as probably everyone knows is the probably the largest NGO, a multinational network, doing civil society activism around Internet and ICT issues.  

More about Joy here <> and APC here <>

Mattew Shears currently participates here as an alternate rep of NCUC member org IP Justice.  In his day job, Matt leads the Global Internet Policy and Human Rights work of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT is applying to join NCUC/NCSG as an organizational member) Previously he served as the Internet Society’s Public Policy Director, in which context he shaped ISOC’s positions and represented it in a variety of global Internet governance institutions.  Matt long has been extremely active as a civil society participant in the ITU, WSIS+10, CSTD, IGF and related settings, and more recently has gotten deeply involved in ICANN’s IANA and accountability processes.  He is also very active in civil society and related coalitions, e.g. ISOC, Best Bits, the Internet Governance Caucus, etc.


Both Joy and Matt are highly visible, leading civil society advocates working at the intersection of Internet governance and human rights policy, which as you know is the focus on a new initiative in ICANN that we are pushing in collaboration with other stakeholders.  And both are maestro text drafters in multiple CS coalitions, which of course will come in handy on the NCSG PC.  So I couldn’t be happier that they’ve decided to volunteer their energies in support of NCUC and NCSG at this important time.


Welcome to you both!

NCSG welcomes its new members!

Member NameOfficial Representative
Robert Njathika 
Analia Aspis 
Pofeng Lee 
Larry Martinez 
John Laprise 
Suhaidi Hassan 
Karaitiana Taiuru 
Brian Byrne 
Aruna Koya 
e-seniorsMonique Epstein
Internet Society FranceMatthieu Camus
Faranak Hardcastle 
AGEIA DENSI ColombiaJuan Manuel Rojas
Leticia de Souza Barbosa 
Joanna Bronowicka 
Media Education CenterNarine Khachatryan
Farzaneh Badiei 
Cameroon League for DevelopmentJames Mbungyuh Tseyah
Helén Palm 
Kawsu Sillah 
Abeer AlNajjar 
Jeremy Shtern 
Robin Mansell 
Gerard Goggin 
Carlos Watson Carazo 
Akinremi Peter Taiwo 
Chiara Poletti 
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