[governance] CSCG OPEN CALL FOR INTERESTED IGC MEMBERS FOR NOMINATION (IGF MAG 2019)
Akinremi Peter Taiwo (via governance Mailing List)
governance at lists.riseup.net
Wed Aug 29 05:29:14 EDT 2018
This is to serve as a reminder for those willing to be nominated by the
Civil Society Coordination Group to the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group
that the call for nomination is open to all the IGC members and the
deadline for nomination is *September 03. This is an opportunity to have
an IGC representative on the MAG. Please make your application to be strong
and in compliance with criteria for the selection. *
* I look forward to seeing your application for consideration.*
On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 4:01 PM Akinremi Peter Taiwo <compsoftnet at gmail.com>
> Dear all,
> I trust my email meets you well!
> As the IGC representative on the NOMCOM12 to the Civil Society
> Coordination Group (CSCG), kindly refer to the information below if you are
> interested to be considered for a nomination by the CSCG. For those that
> are willing to give it a shot, do ensure you put me in the copy (
> compsoftnet at gmail.com) while submitting your nomination and don’t forget
> to comply with the criteria listed in the call.
> Please find below the details of the process by which all IGC members are
> invited to submit nominations to the Civil Society Coordination Group
> (CSCG) as part of the 2019 elections for the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory
> Group (MAG). Our procedures of appointments can be found at this link:
> The CSCG exists solely to ensure a coordinated civil society response and
> conduit when it comes to making civil society appointments to outside
> A dedicated Nomination Committee (or NomCom) has been set up to facilitate
> this process within the CSCG. The NomCom is comprised of one (1)
> representative from our coalition members, namely the Association for
> Progressive Communications (APC), Best Bits, Just Net Coalition (JNC),
> ICANN’s NCSG and the Internet Governance Caucus (IGC). The NomCom is
> coordinated by a non-voting chair (Poncelet Ileleji ), supported by CSCG
> Co-chair (Richard Hill). You will find all the necessary information below.
> The NomCom has been tasked by the Civil Society Coordination Group (CSCG)
> to run the process of selection and endorsement of civil society candidates
> nominated for the 2019 IGF MAG selection round.
> Based on this information (
> this year, there are 4 seats available for civil society candidates, the
> CSCG has decided to endorse a pool of up to 6 names where the IGF
> Secretariat will choose from. The deadline for nominations to be sent to
> the NomCom is *September 03.*
> Thank you for being part of this process and please let me know should you
> have any questions.
> *2019 IGF MAG Selection Round – Nominations Selection criteria*
> · Candidates should have extensive linkages with civil society
> · Candidates must be able to provide advice on the programme and
> main themes of the next meeting of the IGF.
> · Candidates must be able attend two to three MAG meetings in
> Geneva, Switzerland, in addition to the annual IGF meeting.
> · They should participate actively in the preparatory process
> throughout the year, through engagement in the online multilateral dialogue
> among MAG members.
> · Candidates should address these selection criteria in their
> · Self-nominations are allowed.
> Note, we strongly encourage candidates from the underrepresented regional
> groups, which for the 2019 MAG refers to the LAC and Africa regions.
> Although regional group will not be weighted above other criteria in
> choosing a candidate, the NomCom will consider regional group in
> appropriate balance with other criteria listed above.
> *Timetable for the process*
> Here are important dates to consider for this process:
> · *August 27:* NomCom 12 agree on the process which will be
> included in the call for nominations;
> · *COB August 28:* Nomination opens.
> · *September 03:* Deadline for nominations from CSCG
> constituencies to be sent to the CSCG NomCom
> · *4-6 September*: NomCom shortlist and decide on the 6 names to
> send to the IGF Secretariat
> · *September 7th:* Notification to selected candidates.
> · *September 10-12:* NomCom Chair will fill in the nomination
> form (as Nominator) as well as communicate with the IGF Secretariat through
> an official letter.
> *How to seek CSCG endorsement?*
> Candidates who are willing to go through the endorsement process by the
> CSCG should do the following:
> Produce a Statement of Interest (SOI) of no more than 2 pages where they
> address the selection criteria as set above ;
> Send their SOI (in .doc format) to nomcom12 at internetgov-cs.org
> <nomcom11 at internetgov-cs.org>
> copying their constituency’s mailing list and/or their NomCom
> representative (for Bestbits this is *sheetal at gp-digital.org
> <sheetal at gp-digital.org>*) with email subject: “My[Family Name] 2019 IGF
> MAG SOI”;
> In their SOI, they should include the following information required in
> the IGF MAG application form:
> · Gender
> · Family Name
> · Given Name
> · Organization
> · Job Title
> · Email
> · Contact Telephone (including country code)
> · Regional Group
> · Nationality (ies) (multiple nationalities can be specified, must be UN
> · Country of Residence
> · City of Residence
> · Justification for the nomination, providing relevant background
> information (no more than 200 words)
> *What is the IGF MAG?*
> Here is some background information with regards to the IGF MAG:
> The 2019 Renewal Call with information about number of available seats
> for Civil Society as well as the names of MAG members who are stepping
> The 2019 Nomination Form can be accessed here:
> *Who is in the Nomcom 12?*
> 1.Poncelet Ileleji – Non-voting Chair – CS Coordination
> 2. Sheetal Kumar – BestBits
> 3. Deborah Brown – APC
> 4. Akinremi Peter Taiwo – IGC Rep
> 5. David Cake - NCSG
> 6. Parminder Jeet Singh – Just Net Coalition
> *Akinremi Peter Taiwo*
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> African Civil Society on Information Society (*ACSIS*)
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*Akinremi Peter Taiwo*
[ West Africa Coordinator ]
African Civil Society on Information Society (*ACSIS*)
*Chief E*xecutive Consultant.
[ Compsoftnet Enterprise ]
[ RetailPoint ]
*Phone:* +2347-0638-30177, +2348-1874-76292
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