[IGFmaglist] FAQ's on Retreat and extension of nomination deadline

Wisdom Donkor wisdom.dk at gmail.com
Tue May 24 19:15:18 EDT 2016


+1
I also think all MAG members should be present at the retreat.

Cheers

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, avri doria <avri at acm.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Following a good example from a fellow MAG member who looks at the
> numbers, and because a few of us have issues with figuring out the
> counts, I looked at the numbers and decided to check my understanding.
>
> If I understand correctly:
>
> 1 MAG member from each of 4 Groupings = 4 x 1 = 4
>
> 2 community members picked by each of 4 communities = 4 x 2 = 8
>
> 2 community members picked by DESA from name pool submitted by 4
> communities and individual constituency member self nominations*   = 4 x
> 2 = 8
>
> 15 at large members picked by DESA alone (35-20) = 15
>
> Some percentages:
>
> DESA will pick 23 of the 35 participants  = 66%
>
> Community picks 12 of the 35 participants = 34%
>
> Community pick or nominates 20 of the 35 participants = 57%
>
> Curious to see if I understand correctly.
>
> While I will not comment on the proportionality of DESA picked versus
> community-picked as it is their meeting and they get to invite in any
> proportions they wish, I do think there is some merit is subdividing
> community participants into groups picked by the formal community
> aggregation process and from those nominations submitted by constituency
> members who may be outside the purview of the formal aggregators.
>
> Be interested to see how it works out.
>
> avri
>
> * (not sure if this applies to government slectionor they just pick 4
> using their own methods instead of the 2+2 method for the 3 non
> governmental groups )
>
> On 24-May-16 15:01, Chengetai Masango wrote:
>> Dear All,
>>
>> The FAQ’ on the retreat are now available on the IGF
>> Website: http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/igf-retreat-faqs
>>
>> As noted on the page, we will be updating them as more questions come in.
>>
>> Due to requests the deadline for nominations has also been extended to
>> *7 June*.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Chengetai
>>
>>
>>
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