[governance] Overdue IGC Co-coordinator Elections and Request for Update on Website/ Was Re: Who are the IGC Co-coordinators?
farzaneh badii (via governance Mailing List)
governance at lists.riseup.net
Wed Jun 26 18:30:50 EDT 2019
As to the archive and bringing the website back, I can work with Bruna and
others to bring the website back and revitalize archives etc.
On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 10:13 AM "Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro" <
governance at lists.riseup.net> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> 1. It would appear from a copy of the email to the IGC Mailing list
> that one of our co-coordinator's (Arsene) term would have lapsed last year
> in December, 2018 where the elections for a new co-coordinator should have
> been held to ensure rotation. IC co-coordinators serve for a term of 2
> years. Arsene was elected and began serving in March 2016 following the
> February 2016 elections facilitated by Analia.
> 2. Bruna and Arsene should have started the Open Call for candidates
> in December and held the elections by February 2019.
> 3. The co-coordinators have been working with the community on
> migrating the content as you can see from the email below of April 27, 2017
> and preparing a new website. The website mentioned in that email was
> www.igcaucus.org Moreover, on September, 2016, Arsene had informed the
> IGC that whilst he had received 3 statement of interests to do the website,
> he had accepted Akinremi Peter. In essence work on the website would have
> been from September 2016 and onwards.
> 4. Kindly advise what the new website is and whether the migration of
> content was completed.
> 5. An election should be held immediately to replace the vacancy that
> currently exists. I would encourage energetic and committed members to
> apply (looking at *Sheetal* and *Farzaneh*) and non-discriminately
> encouraging others too.
> 6. An update should be sent to all members about the status of the
> IGC, and strategic framework for engagement within the IGF, WEF, WTO and
> diverse fora.
> 7. There have been some content about a rudderless IGC and we have to
> encourage Bruna to get on with it as per the Charter and provide an update.
> Should any of the co-coordinators need assistance there are many past
> coordinators who can give advice offline.
> 8. There is need to align the IGC to the Charter and if the Charter
> needs changing and leadership needs revamping so be it!
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Arsène Tungali <arsenebaguma at gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 10:07 AM
> Subject: [governance] New IGC Co-coordinator: Nominations open until May
> To: Internet Governance <governance at lists.igcaucus.org>
> Dear colleagues,
> It is time to elect a new Co-coordinator for the Caucus, to replace Analía
> who has already completed her two-year term, and to work with me (Arsene).
> As you know, the IGC is operating with two volunteers called
> I would like to send my apologies for the time it took me to quick start
> this process; as you know, we have been busy with migrating our server but
> also I informed that I will be launching this once we have submitted our
> workshop proposal to the upcoming IGF (which we did today). This is an
> usual process and I beg you to bear with me. You will remember I did launch
> this call while we were still working on the server but so many of you only
> saw it later on when the system was restored back.
> We invite members of the IGC to nominate candidates (please check with
> them first about their willingness to serve), or to nominate themselves as
> Co-coordinator to serve for 2 years, from 2017-2019. All you need to do is
> to send TO THE LIST your statement of interest (in the body of an email and
> attached in a .doc file) with the following elements:
> - Your full name
> - Your country of origin and of residence
> - Anything we need to know about your work/involvement with
> IGC/IGF/Civil Society activities. (200 words max)
> - Why do you think you can be a good Co-coordinator for the IGC?
> (Max 200 words)
> - What’s your vision for the IGC during your term if elected?
> Pick up to 3 current issues we face in the group that you will consider as
> priority during your first year. (Max 200 words)
> The nomination period will be open until midnight UTC on May 10th,
> 2017. After this date, we will circulate a resume of candidate's profiles
> and enable a voting link to all IGC members in order to elect our new
> You can check duties and responsibilities on our website (www.igcaucus.org
> <http://igcaucus.org/charter>I do encourage all of you who wish to have a
> different experience with international advocacy or Internet public policy
> issues to consider applying. Also, we need to revitalize our group so we
> need someone very dynamic that will bring a push to support me.
> Kind regards,
> IGC Co-coordinator
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> On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 4:33 AM Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro <
> salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Bruna, Arsene,
>> Thank you such a relief.Can you advise when (dates) in which you were
>> both elected? Basically month and year.
>> On another note, Sheetal and Farzaneh have raised issues that deserve
>> Notably in the threads, there have been links provided on archived info
>> so hoping you can consolidate and advise us what our current site is.
>> Have you made an open call to the community to map areas of participation
>> Kind Regards,
>> On Mon, 24 Jun 2019, 5:33 pm Bruna Martins dos Santos, <
>> bruna.mrtns at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear Sala,
>>> Right now the co-coordinators are Arsene Tungali and myself.
>>> On Mon, 24 Jun 2019, 17:21 "Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro", <
>>> governance at lists.riseup.net> wrote:
>>>> Dear All,
>>>> Can someone advise me who the co-coordinators are?
>>>> Many thanks,
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