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1) Your Name:

John Gbadamosi

Personal Profile Picture/Image (Optional):
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2) Stakeholder Group:

3) Constituency:

Non-Commercial Users (NCUC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Media Rights Agenda

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Programme Officer, Digital Rights

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

The type of work I performed as a Programme Officer, Digital Rights is typically involve program management and implementation related to digital rights advocacy and education in Nigeria. This is include developing and executing digital rights campaigns, organizing events and workshops, conducting research and analysis, building partnerships with stakeholders in the digital rights community, and engaging with policymakers to advocate for digital rights issues. Other responsibilities are include developing and managing project budgets, monitoring and evaluating program effectiveness, and producing reports and other materials to communicate program outcomes to stakeholders. Overall, my role involves working to promote and protect digital rights in Nigeria through a combination of advocacy, education, and stakeholder engagement.

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


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


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

GNSO Operating Procedures The GNSO Operating Procedures provide a framework for the operation and decision-making processes of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) within the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The procedures outline the structure and roles of the GNSO Council, which is responsible for managing and developing policy recommendations for ICANN regarding generic top-level domain names (gTLDs). The procedures also establish rules and procedures for the development and adoption of GNSO policy recommendations, including public comment periods, community engagement, and consensus-based decision making. Additionally, the procedures cover various administrative matters such as meeting schedules, communications protocols, and rules of conduct for GNSO members. Overall, the GNSO Operating Procedures serve to ensure transparent and accountable decision-making processes within the organization, and to foster effective collaboration and engagement with the broader ICANN community.

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):

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

13) Additional Information (optional):

14) Page last revised (updates automatically):


SOI Template v7 (5 May 2016)

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