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

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


+1

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro <sala at pasifikanexus.nu>
wrote:
> Personally the entire MAG should be there or present in some form.
>
> On 25/05/2016 8:34 am, "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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