Call for Volunteers: The ccNSO seeks members to the ccNSO Internet Governance Liaison Committee (IGLC)

Date: 
10 March 2019

Per ccNSO council decision, the ccNSO launches a call for volunteers for members of the ccNSO Internet Governance Liaison Committee (IGLC). Opening date of this call for volunteers is Monday, 11 March 2019 (00:01 UTC). The call for volunteers will close on Monday, 25 March 2019 (23:59 UTC).

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly send an e-mail to joke.braeken@icann.org. Further instructions are included under the heading "How to apply?".

Who can join the IGLC?

Membership of the Committee is open to all ccTLD managers (whether members of the ccNSO or not) The membership will be listed on https://ccnso.icann.org/en/about/iglc. There is no term-end.

The IGLC shall have a minimum of five members and a maximum as determined by the ccNSO council. At least two (2) ccNSO Councillors shall be member of the IGLC. ccTLD regional organisations may nominate an observer to be appointed by the ccNSO Council. The Chair of the ccNSO, or a person designated by the Chair of the ccNSO, is appointed ex-officio.

How to Apply?

If you are interested in applying for membership of the ccNSO IGLC, kindly send an e-mail to joke.braeken@icann.org. Are interested in acting as IGLC chair? Please specify this in your e-mail.

Closing date of this call for volunteers is Monday, 25 March 2019 (23:59 UTC).

Next Steps

Once we have received your intent to apply for this position, the ccNSO Secretariat will send you a link to an online Public Data Consent Form. (consult the template here: https://ccnso.icann.org/about/personal-data-publication-consent-16feb18-en.pdf) Via this form, you consent to ICANN processing data in order to appoint you as IGLC member and to subscribe you to the relevant mailing list(s). The form explains the information ICANN will process to administer your participation as ccNSO appointed Liaison to the GNSO and how the information will be used this purpose. It also describes the rights you have regarding your information.

Members shall be appointed by the ccNSO Council after closure of the call for volunteers.

About the ccNSO IGLC

  • Objective

    The IGLC has been established to coordinate, facilitate, and increase the participation of ccTLD managers in discussions and processes pertaining to Internet Governance. The ccNSO Council and individual ccTLD Managers, collectively or individually, will be invited to support the position or input of the IGLC. The Committee will take a proactive role in seeking and fostering participation and input into the processes and provide regular feedback to the ccNSO Council, ccNSO members and broader ccTLD community.

  • Scope of activities

    In achieving its objective, the committee will undertake, but is not limited to, the following activities:

    • Provide input to the ccNSO and share information on issues pertaining to Internet Governance discussions, events and processes.
    • Ensure that such input as mentioned above is reflected in the ccNSO's activities in discussions and processes pertaining to Internet Governance.

    The committee may relate to and liaise with ICANN and/or other supporting organisations and advisory committees.

  • Links

    Consult the IGLC Charter here: https://ccnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/field-attached/ccnso-draft-iglc-14feb19-en.pdf

    Read more: https://ccnso.icann.org/en/about/iglc