[governance] Fwd: ICC BASIS feedback document on IGF Athens

Adam Peake ajp at glocom.ac.jp
Tue Jan 16 02:07:51 EST 2007

>Hi Adam,
>Thanks for bringing this to our attention.  There are a number of points in
>the ICC doc on which it's easy to agree---assuming we basically wish the IGF
>to remain as it has become. If on the other hand there is still a desire for
>it to be more than a conference venue for some interesting conversations,
>per previously adopted caucus positions, then the ICC vision would seem to
>be a bit different.

Business (and many of us) do seem to take the view of IGF as an ICT 
policy shop.  IG missing.  Perhaps it would be helpful if this caucus 
could reaffirm what it think should be discussed (in addition to 
those policy issues that many seem interested in.) What is IG, why is 
it important, examples of issues it would be useful to address.



>Given that the caucus lacks two of the ICC's facilitative attributes (paid
>staff, fairly consistent preferences among members) and our difficulties
>reaching agreement post-WSIS, it's not obvious that we could come up with a
>parallel contribution to the stock taking.  But it would be good to hear
>from our coordinators and others as to whether there's interest in trying
>(which could end up being a first test of the charter's decision making
>procedures---might need the appeals team etc).  If there is, presumably it'd
>need to be submitted at least a week prior to the event if there were to be
>any chance of it being read...
>On 1/15/07 11:28 AM, "Adam Peake" <ajp at glocom.ac.jp> wrote:
>>  Private sector contribution to the stock taking
>>  exercise.  I've not included the attachment, can
>>  grab it from
>>  ens_Final_12_01_07.pdf>
>>  Adam
>>>  Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 11:08:31 +0100
>  >> Subject: Re: [igf_members] ICC BASIS feedback document on IGF Athens
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