[bestbits] Reminder: call for members Fwd: [cs-coord] CSCGWG - Draft Terms of Reference (for review)
nadira.araj at gmail.com
Mon May 16 11:58:56 EDT 2016
On May 11, 2016 10:39 PM, "Nadira Alaraj" <nadira.araj at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Best Bits members,
> During the discussions of the nomcom to the IGF MAG, CSTD WG on Enhanced
> Cooperation and WSIS Forum High level track facilitators, many points were
> raised to enhance the CSCG ToR.
> Here I'm circulating Ian Peter email below to those interested to be on
> the Working Group to review the CSCG ToR.
> Please note, that the last date to join the group is on May 23.
> Best wishes,
> Nadira Alaraj
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Ian Peter <ian.peter at ianpeter.com>
> Date: Wed, May 11, 2016 at 11:45 AM
> Subject: [cs-coord] CSCGWG
> cs-coord at internetgov-cs.org
> As discussed recently, a Working Group is being set up to look at the
> Civil Society Coordination Group (CSCG), and whether there are changes that
> should be made to improve its capabilities.
> A Draft
> Terms of Reference is below – this will be considered by the Working
> Group. Membership is open to people involved with civil society
> organisations, and you can join at
> http://internetgov-cs.org/mailman/listinfo/cscgwg. Please note that, as
> it is intended that the group commence collaborative deliberations as soon
> as possible and complete its work by end August, you must join by *Monday,
> May 23*.
> If you are able to devote some time to this task in coming months, and can
> offer some expertise and inputs to assist us, we would like you to work
> with us on this important task.
> DRAFT TERMS OF REFERENCE (to be reviewed when working group is established)
> 1. To examine the current structure, membership and mission of CSCG,
> and whether this structure is the best way to ensure that civil society
> representation is representative (including geographically, politically,
> and in respect of gender balance)
> 2. To consider in this examination whether a structure capable of
> receiving and administering funds to assist with civil society
> representatives attendance and travel should also be established
> 3. To consider workload and whether it is in civil society’s best
> interest to rotate nomcom membership rather than continuance of one
> representative group making all decisions
> 4. To examine current selection procedures to see whether improvements
> should be made
> 5. To report back to civil society networks with any resulting
> recommendations by August 31 2016
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> CS-coord at internetgov-cs.org
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