[council] Motion - Outreach task force charter
Dear Councillors, I am submitting the following motion to be considered during our next meeting in Dakar. Best regards Olga MOTION RE: OUTREACH TASK FORCE CHARTER Made by: Olga Cavalli Seconded by: WHEREAS, in October 2008, the GNSO Council established a framework for implementing the various GNSO Improvements http://www.icann.org/en/minutes/resolutions-26jun08.htm identified and approved by the ICANN Board of Directors on 26 June 2008; WHEREAS, that framework included the formation, in January 2009, of two Steering Committees, the Operations Steering Committee (OSC) and the Policy Process Steering Committee (PPSC), to charter and coordinate the efforts of five community work teams in developing specific recommendations to implement the improvements; WHEREAS, the OSC established three work teams, including the Constituency and Stakeholder Group Operations Work Team, which were chartered to focus on specific operational areas addressed in the Board Governance Committee (BGC) Report recommendations; http://www.icann.org/topics/gnso-improvements/gnso-improvements-report-03feb08.pdf WHEREAS, one of the recommendations in BGC Report was to develop and implement a targeted outreach program to explore the formation of new constituency groups; WHEREAS, the Constituency and Stakeholder Group Operations Work Team (CSG-WT) was tasked with developing the recommendations on a global outreach program and submitted the document to the OSC for consideration on 21 January 2011; WHEREAS, the OSC submitted to the GNSO Council on 14 February 2011 the document “Recommendations to Develop a Global Outreach Program to Broaden Participation in the GNSO http://www.icann.org/topics/gnso-improvements/gnso-improvements-report-03feb08.pdf ; WHEREAS, at its meeting on 24 February 2011 the GNSO Council accepted the document and directed staff to submit the document for 45 days in the ICANN Public Comment Forum; WHEREAS, at its meeting on 19 May 2011 the GNSO Council determined that as there were no public comments that required changes to the document the work of the OSC with respect to the global outreach program recommendations was complete and directed staff to seek volunteers to form a Outreach Task Force Charter Drafting Team (OTF DT); WHEREAS, an OTF DT was formed and it drafted a Charter that it presented to the GNSO Council Chair on 08 September 2011; WHEREAS, the GNSO Council Chair sent the Draft Charter to the GNSO Council and asked Councilors to share the document with their respective groups and to provide comments by 10 October 2011; WHEREAS, on 18 October 2011 the OTF DT provided to the GNSO Council a revised Draft Charter [insert link] based on comments it received; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT: RESOLVED, that the GNSO Council approves the Draft Charter [insert link], thanks the OTF DT for its efforts on this important initiative, and dissolves the OTF DT; RESOLVED FURTHER, that the GNSO Council requests staff to seek volunteers for Chair and Vice Chair of the OTF.
Motion for Consideration - Outreach Task Force Charter.doc
Outreach Task Force Draft Charter Revised 17 October 2011.pdf