[Ncuc-af] NCSG and NCUC elections

Arsène Tungali arsenebaguma at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 20:15:42 CEST 2018


Thanks for all the comments, suggestions and clarification on this thread.

Now is the time to act. Nominations at the SG level have started and at the NCUC level next month i believe.

I am happy to nominate anyone here who approaches me and who is seeking my undorsement. Let’s act! 

So far, no one from Africa (apart from Rafik) has been nominated. Let’s get out of here and serve!!! Please!!!


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>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 5:27 PM Thato Mfikwe <thatomfikwe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> NCUC seats?
>>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 6:30 PM, Akinremi Peter Taiwo <compsoftnet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks Thato for raising the need for more involvement of Africans in NCSG and NCUC. The same point was raised by Arsene weeks ago and Rafik clearly suggested a strategy that could help us achieved a more desirable outcome. In addition with Rafik suggestion, I would also like to suggest that we need to put on the hat of nominate ourselves for strategically positioning. While we are actively participating, Rafik, Poncelet, Farell, Anriette, Arsene among others should use their influence to nominate African colleagues . This would clearly shows that there is potential African candidates on the list. 
>>> Regards.
>>> Peter
>>>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 4:05 PM, Thato Mfikwe <thatomfikwe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi members,
>>>> I just wanted to highlight something that maybe some of you might have been thinking about.
>>>> As you might have received notices about elections and nominations taking place, I think it would be fruitful to think about how the region gains representation in the coming elections of NCSG and NCUC.
>>>> It would not cause harm to have candidated standing for leadership at C or SG level and the African seat can also be discussed before contentions start and nomination periods close. Supporting 2 or 3 candidates at most would be a good start.
>>>> Our passive approach will always give us a back seat with our voices not well represented, unless we collectively take a firm approach to agree or disagree on who we should rally behind or push ahead.
>>>> It would also be wise to know who will be the volunteers or candidates so that we can support them, any thoughts?
>>>> If members are not confident enough to stand,it means that we need to strengthen capacity building initiatives focusing on under-serviced regions in order to encourage meaningfull participation in ICANN PDP and related activities.
>>>> Apologies that I might not finish this communication threat, just trying to spark communication and collaboration with and among fellow members, thanks.
>>>> Thato Mfikwe.
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