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Trip Proposal Section

1) Number of Travelers:
(Note: each traveler uses one trip of the five (5) allocated to each organization/structure).  

Traveler Email (Redacted) Alternate Email (Redacted)
Sylvia Herlein Leite Juan Manuel Rojas
Ramón Julio Alberto Soto
2) Application Date:


3) Dates of Requested Travel:

Departure: 05-Jun-2014
Return: 07-Jun-2014

4) Travel Itinerary:

From City: Port au Prince Country: Haiti
To City: Santo Domingo Country: Dominican Republic
5) Event/Conference Name, Title, or Descriptor: The role of users on Internet Governance
5a) Event/Conference Website Link:
6) Primary Event/Conference Location:

Ave. Abraham Lincoln 962
Edificio Osiris,

Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

7) ICANN Geographic Region: Latin America and Caribbean

8) Activity Sponsors:
(Note: all event sponsors must be identified in order to comply with ICANN travel guidelines).

1. Fundación Taiguey.

Address: Calle Duarte # 35, La Ciénaga, Municipio La Ciénaga, Prov. Barahona,

Republica Dominicana.

2. INDOTEL (Dominican Telecommunications Institute). Email:

Address: Avenida Abraham Lincoln #962, Edificio Osiris. Santo Domingo, Republica
Dominicana, Código Postal 10148.


9) Purpose and Goals:

  • Give seminars in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to organizations that may be proposed to certify as ALS. We have no ALSes in the Dominican Republic.
  • Publicize the activities of ICANN and LACRALO, and its relationship with end users


10) Proposed Outcomes: Get the postulation of organizations that can certify as ALS
11) Additional Information (optional):

The Taiguey foundation is preparing more than one seminar, because there is interest by several
organizations to learn about ICANN.

Travel arrangements for this trip to be planned alongside proposal number one
(sent alongside this one) given that both proposals were planned in coordination, in order to
optimize the use of human and economic resources.

The intent is for travellers to
- use first trip proposal to fly to Haiti
- conduct seminar on June 4 in Haiti
- use 2nd trip to fly from Haiti to Dominican Republic on June 5
- conduct seminars in Dominican Republic on June 5 and 6
- return to Haiti on June 7
- return home using first trip proposal on June 7


The participants identified in this application are familiar with the Program Operations associated with this Community Regional Outreach Pilot Program (FY14) and agree to abide by its terms and conditions.

The ICANN Organization/Structure's leadership has authorized the submission of this Trip Proposal. Yes
The ICANN Stakeholder Engagement Vice-President has concurred that the Purpose/Goals of this Trip Proposal are consistent with operational plans and/or strategies. Yes

Trip Assessment Section

1) Describe how the original Purpose and Goals were accomplished:

  1. People on Haiti knew about ICANN and how to create an ALS to be represented.
  2. They received flyers and information related with ICANN goals and mission in French and English.

2) Describe how the original Outcomes were achieved: is an chapter in process of construction, inside of this event, them are compromised to finalize as soon as possible their creation in order to apply as ALS certification. The same was done by Internauta Dominicana. 
3) Date Completed: 11-Jul-2014
4) Additional information pertaining to this outreach event (optional):

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Two events were held in two days. The content of the presentation was exactly like that of Haiti. The first event was driven mainly organizers organizations and the state. This was not asked but it was really well used, due to the active participation of those present. The second event was open to the public; nevertheless there was strong competition among companies, government agencies, and ISPs. An unordered list of them is: Tricom - Intec - FUNOCOJ - Santo Domingo Cybernetic Park - Caribbean Bank SA - Indotel - Solumática - Women's Ministry - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Dominican Association of Broadcasters - Unesco - Research Centre for Women's Action - NAP del Caribe - Listin Diario - UNDP - Dominican National Commission for UNESCO - Claro Dominican Republic - Orange Dominicana - netdom - Internet Dominican - Autonomous University of Santo Domingo - Dominican College of broadcasters - members of IPv6 Tasks Force RADES - Dominican Electricity Transmission Company.

On both days were verbally asked the same query: if I came representing their institutions or Internet end users. Most replied that as end users, except for a few companies and ISPs.

Very active participation was achieved, with numerous inquiries along both exposures, including discussions, always formal and polite tones. Was very particular comment from an ISP that said ICANN should not intervene in issues such as those related to special prices that they have the right to set. A member of an institution represented Civil Society, replied that it was not the only way and that this affected the principle of net neutrality. There were some more interesting interventions. Really an excellent contribution to our goals, as were almost all multiple stakeholders present.
The first meeting was not requested to respond to the survey, but in the second, to be answered anonymously, without being mandatory. Were obtained thirty-one answers to the following questions: "1. How did you like the content? Would contributed new knowledge? February. Regarding the duration of the presentation, did you find very extensive, very short? Three. Would you have liked to be submitted and other topics that were presented? (If yes, please specify). April. Which seemed exposures presenters? May. Do you have any other comments? Thanks for your time, your answers will be taken into account! "

Summary of responses.
Responses to the query 1. Among very good and excellent. He brought new knowledge.
Answers to query 2. Duration adequate
Answers to query 3. Few comments were received. The received were: "It would be interesting to attend educational events (workshops) showing the technical performance of the work in the ICANN accredited INTERNET ONLY"; "Awareness of end user security, women in ICANN At-Large". ; "Digital illiteracy, real possibilities of democratization of the contents of the Internet"; "Yes, how could the government institutions added to these issues and defend users and government entity"; "Network neutrality, ICANN transition."
Responses to consultation 4: Two Good six very good and excellent twenty, many highlighting the domain items.
5 Responses to consultation: "Could they have these events more often ...;". "As I am inside the country, I think I must have done at least in some regions of the country."; "I think we should get involved, I liked"; "Perfect Everything needed such exposures in our society."

Answers are available to anyone who wants to see them, after scanning. The purpose of the questionnaire is to improve our presentations and exhibitors also have to be accountable.

Brochures in Spanish and English, and on ICANN At Large, previously submitted by Staff, as had coordinated surrendered.

In both countries had different quotes for any payment in dollars (. Transportation, food, etc.) with varying values for any item, eg taxi, all being very high.

Program Administration: STAFF USE ONLY
Program Requirement Date Satisfied Initials Notes
Structure Leader Confirmation 06-May-2014 JDL
Stakeholder Engagement VP Confirmation 08-May-2014 JDL
Speakers Bureau 12-May-2014 JDL
Communications Department 12-May-2014 JDL
Meetings Team 12-May-2014 JDL
Constituency Travel 12-May-2014 JDL
Confirmation Section: STAFF USE ONLY
Program Administrator Confirmed? Date Rationale
Janice Douma Lange Yes 12-May-2014

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