ALAC January Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.0118/1

Date: Tuesday, 23 January 2018                                    

Time: 04:00 - 06:00 UTC (For the time in various timezones click here)

Adobe Connect Meeting Room:

Interpretation Available: Yes ( RU, ES & FR  - Simultaneous)

How can I participate in this meeting? English Conference ID = 1638

¿Cómo se puede participar en la teleconferencia? Spanish Conference ID = 1738

Comment participer a cette teleconference?  French Conference ID = 1838

Russian Conference ID =  2138


AF: Hadia Elminiawi (apology), Seun Ojedeji, Tijani Ben Jemaa

AP: Holly Raiche, Kaili Kan, Maureen Hilyard

EUR: Andrei Kolesnikov (apology), Bastiaan Goslings (absent), Sébastien Bachollet (absent)

LAC: Alberto Soto (apology), Bartlett Morgan, Ricardo Holmquist (apology)

NA: Alan Greenberg, Javier Rúa-Jovet (absent), John Laprise (absent)

Liaisons: Julie Hammer (SSAC), Maureen Hilyard (ccNSO), Cheryl Langdon-Orr (GNSO), Yrjö Lansipuro (GAC)


EN: Olivier-Crépin Leblond, Abdulkarim Ayopo Oloyede, Ali Hussein, Vernatius Okwdo weu Ezeama, Barrack Otieno, Bram Fudzulani, Leon Sanchez. Amrita Choudhury, Satish Babu, Howard Deane, Judith Hellerstein, Barrack Otieno, Evan Leibovitch, Justine Chew, Aris Ignacio, Shreedeep Rayamajhi, Maritza Agüero, Jonathan Zuck

ES: None

FR: Aïcha Abbaad, Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong

RU: None

ApologiesDana Perry, Ricardo Holmquist, Alberto Soto, Matthew R. Rantanen, Javier Jua Rovet, Sébastien Bachollet, Andrei Kolesnikov,  Hadia Elminiawi

StaffHeidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Yeşim Nazlar, Evin Erdoğdu,  Gisella Gruber, Siranush Vardanyan

Interpreters ES: Vernonica & Claudia - FR: Claire & Jacques - RU: Ekaterina & Yulia

Call Management: Gisella Gruber & Yeşim Nazlar

Action Items: EN

Adopted Motions: EN

Decisions: EN

Recording: EN, ESFRRU

Transcript:  ENESFRRU        

AC Chat:  EN       

A G E N D A:    

Standing Agenda Items

1. Roll call and apologies – Staff (5 minutes)

2. Adoption of agenda; call for Any Other Business or other amendments – Alan Greenberg (2 minutes)

3. Review of outstanding Action Items from ALAC Meeting of 28 November 2017 requiring ALAC involvement - Alan Greenberg (0 minutes)

4. ALAC Policy Development Activities - Evin Erdogdu and Alan Greenberg (20 minutes)

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC
    2. Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
      • None
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
    5. New Public Comment requests to which the ALAC needs to make decisions:
    6. Upcoming Public Comment Requests
      • January
        • Process for changes to Community Top Level Domain (TLD) Registration Policies (Specification 12) 
        • .ASIA Registry Agreement Renewal
        • .COOP Registry Agreement Renewal
        • Implementation of Privacy and Proxy Services Accreditation Program
        • Proposal for Devanagari Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
        • Draft ICANN FY19 Operating Plan and Budget
      • February
        • Proposal for Korean Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
        • Competition, Consumer Trust & Consumer Choice Review Team – Final Report
        • International Governmental Organizations (IGO) – Red Cross Reconvened Working Group Recommendations

5.  Review of current ALS and Individual Member applications – Evin Erdoğdu (5 minutes)  

For Information:  ALS application tracking page and Individual Members page

ALS Snapshot



Countries & Territories



















  1. Total number of ALSes: 227 (in 102 countries)
  2. Recently certified ALSes: #278 ISOC Madagascar, #277 ISOC Gambia, #269 Habaka - AFRALO#276 - Norway Chapter of the Internet Society - EURALO 
  3. Recently decertified ALSes: Committee for a Democratic United Nations (EURALO) 4-11 December 2017
  4. Applications currently being voted on: Certification #273 Yemeni Organization for Development and Exchange Technology - APRALO (Vote Closes 23 January). Decertification of (5) NARALO ALSes: VIBUG, America@Large, Open Media, ISOC Disabled and Special Needs, ISOC North Carolina (Vote Date TBD) Reference: Decertification Wikispace
  5. Applications pending: See At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process
  6. Regional advice awaited for: #280 Action Humanitaire pour le Developpement - AFRALO, #279 Association Tchadienne Pour l’Assistance Sociale - AFRALO, #275 Mauritius-Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - AFRALO, #274 Internet Governance Forum Mauritius - AFRALO, #272 Cultural Organization for Social Development - AFRALO, #271 Aide à l'Enfant du Désert et du Sahel - AFRALO, #270 BSDCongo - AFRALO, #268 Fantsuam Foundation - AFRALO
  7. Staff processing due diligence for: (ALS)  #283 Fundación Jaqi Aru - LACRALO, #282 Association pour le Développement des Sociétés de l'Information au Tchad (ADESIT) - AFRALO, #281 ISOC Chapter Indonesia Jakarta - APRALO

  8. Applications on hold: #267 Surabhi Softwares - APRALO (applicant not responsive to repeated request for feedback), #210 ISOC Gambia - AFRALO (210) ISOC Gambia [PDF, 495 KB] Application suspended as per AFRALO Leadership, and advice from Internet Society to wait until further notice from ISOC, #112 Arab Regional ISPs & DSPs Association (ARISPA) - APRALO

Individual Snapshot






















*Observers may be requested to formally join as Individuals.

  1. Total number of Individuals: 65 (plus 4 Observers)
  2. Recently certified Individuals: Adrian Schmidt - NARALO
  3. Staff processing due diligence for (Individual): Hassan Khan, Rupam Pati, Hanan Khatib - APRALO


  1. Staff to coordinate with LACRALO leaders to have Orientation Call in February. 
    Reference: RALO ALS and Individual Orientation Calls: Next RALO TBD - NARALO 06 September 2017APRALO 19 June 2017

6.  Reports – Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

See: At-Large Reports from WGs,

See: RALOs and Liaisons wiki page (now including CSC Liaison Report page)

See: ALAC Monthly Reports wiki page

Note:  Usually, little discussion of these reports is scheduled for this meeting. Short comments calling attention to important issues are welcome. Any WG or RALO Chair/Liaison seeking to discuss his/her report in more detail is advised to inform the Chair in advance or if minimal time is required, add the item to AOB before adoption of the agenda.

For Discussion & Decision

7. Discussion and Decision on At-Large Participants in the 2018 ICANN Academy Leadership Program - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

For Discussion 

8. At-Large Review - Status and Next Steps - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

See: At-Large Review 2015 - 2019 (Current) Workspace

9. Review of Proposed At-Large FY19 Additional Budget Requests - Alan Greenberg and Heidi Ullrich (10 minutes)

See: At-Large FY19 Additional Budget Request Workspace

10. At-Large at ICANN 61 - Alan Greenberg and Gisella Gruber (25 minutes)

See: ICANN 61 - San Juan Meeting - March 2018 Workspace

a. Overview of Travel (Alan and Gisella)

b. Overview of At-Large Schedule (Gisella)

c. Main themes and topics to be discussed (Alan)

d. Social activities and Logistics (Gisella)

11. Mailing List for Merged WG - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

12. Any Other Business - Alan Greenberg (3 minutes)

13. In Camera Session - Alan Greenberg (25 minutes)

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