[bestbits] [governance] MAG nominations - Latin America/Caribbean members, step up!
João Carlos R. Caribé
joao.caribe at me.com
Fri Jan 8 12:42:22 EST 2016
I support Renata's nomination and believe she has great potential do represent the LAC Civil Society on MAG.
João Carlos Caribé
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> Em 4 de jan de 2016, às 22:41, Renata Aquino Ribeiro <raquino at gmail.com> escreveu:
> I'd like to nominate myself as LAC participant.
> I'm an ICANN53 fellow, LACRALO participant and a graduate from the
> Brazilian Internet School of Governance of CGI.br in the 1st class
> (2014). Recently I've also joined NCUC, Giganet, AIR, IAMCR and
> Internet Society Brazil (official membership).
> I've also been recently to the UN in the WSIS+10 event and the CTEC
> event last 17th.
> I am geographically nearer the Caribbean than subtropical Latin
> American (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro), however I've done my doctorate
> in Catholic University of São Paulo and my research group has
> representatives both in SP and Rio. Also, me and other interested
> parties in Internet Governance in Brazil articulate ourselves via an
> online group of 600+ members, a national mobile messaging group of
> +/-50 and a Northeastern Brazil chapter with +/-20 members.
> I was subscribed in all IGF lists the last edition - including as
> observer, I've participated in some and also a few online meetings.
> I've also been to IGF as a former student of CGI.br representative of
> the Northeastern Brazil region.
> I'm also an university teacher in a new IT Campus, I have some
> flexibility to travel. I'm mainly trying to engage students in
> research in Internet Governance and seeking paths to continue studying
> the topics myself.
> As for civil society engagement, I've been a project coordinator and
> volunteer in ONGs, a writer/reviewer for activism blogs and tech
> journalism media and I've acted towards policy development for
> education and technology in public schools and universities.
> Thank you
> Renata Aquino Ribeiro
>> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:55 PM, Wisdom Donkor <wisdom.dk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> + 1
>>> On Monday, January 4, 2016, Ginger Paque <gpaque at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> At first glance, it appears that the only retiring civil society MAG
>>> member may be Fatima Cambronero. I strongly suggest that we look for a Latin
>>> American or Caribbean replacement for her. If you have the time, interest
>>> and energy, think about it, talk about it, and analyse whether you or a
>>> colleague would be a good candidate.
>>> This is particularly important because I have relocated from Venezuela to
>>> the USA for family medical reasons. While I maintain strong ties to LAC, it
>>> is important to have someone 'on the ground' in LAC civil society.
>>> Good luck and energy.
>>> Ginger (Virginia) Paque
>>> DiploFoundation upcoming online courses: http://www.diplomacy.edu/courses
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