[NCSG-PC] GNSO Outreach

farzaneh badii farzaneh.badii at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 23:17:04 EET 2017


Yes as Rafik said we have PDPs scheduled all day on Saturday. I don't know
if GNSO would be willing to do a 90 minute outreach even.

This is a community forum not the policy forum so it is not the morning
sessions NCSG sessions  it is the usual outreach sessions that are held on
Saturday, (one day dedicated to outreach on Saturday). I wanted to do a
GNSO outreach. I have good reasons for it. One is that of course I don't
want us to compete with PDP sessions. The others are:

showing points of contentions to the newcomers and outsiders can actually
work well and show them what we do. The whole NCSG council members probably
won't be able to attend the stakeholder group outreach because of council
meetings. And there is NCUC and probably NPOC outreach too. I have noticed
that fellows and newcomers come from various sectors. They don't only send
us civil society NGO types. So it is better for them to understand where
their real home is. Also people have lack of knowledge about the house
structure. I have seen it even among the leaders.


Farzaneh

On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 4:12 PM, farzaneh badii <farzaneh.badii at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Maryam just sent me the blocked schedule and it seems like Saturday, GNSO
> council is gonna have sessions all day!!!! which makes my suggestion
> absolutely pointless.  I will talk to Heather about this. We can't afford a
> three hour session at all on Saturday. I find it bizarre that GNSO has all
> day PDP meeting in parallel to outreach.
>
> I have on Sunday NCSG in-reach session which newcomers from civil society
> are welcome to join and see what we do at NCSG. I probably leave it at that.
>
> Farzaneh
>
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:02 PM, Dr. Tatiana Tropina <t.tropina at mpicc.de>
> wrote:
>
>> I am of two minds about this,
>>
>> while I certainly agree with Ayden's arguments -- I think we might give
>> it a go and see how it turns out.  Many of those attending our outreach
>> still don't understand that we are a part of GNSO, what GNSO is doing, how
>> do we participate in the dynamics -- so we always still show only a piece
>> of the puzzle. This does create confusion especially for the newcomers --
>> to show what policy is about we might want to show what GNSO is doing as a
>> whole, what the SGs and houses are, why are we a part of it, how it is
>> connected to the fact that we have a narrow mission, how we fit a bigger
>> picture.
>>
>> So I would be in favour to give it a go. I remember before our experiment
>> in Copenhagen with Euralo there were also arguments that we are sharing the
>> prime time, but it worked well. We won't know until we try.
>>
>> However, back to Ayden's arguments - if it's less than 2,5 - 3 hours
>> outreach, I would rather be a bit skeptic.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Tanya
>>
>>
>>
>> On 11/12/17 19:18, Ayden FĂ©rdeline wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> My initial reaction is: I prefer doing our outreach as a stakeholder
>> group; it gives us a full 90 minutes or so to emphasise our values and to
>> shine to newcomers. If we do it as the GNSO, we are sharing the spotlight,
>> have a reduced amount of time, and might have to watch our words,
>> particularly on issues where we do not have a common position. We could get
>> into a situation where we have to be on the defense? Plus, in reality, we
>> do exist in silos...
>>
>> However I look forward to hearing what others think on this issue.
>>
>> Ayden
>>
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>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 05:02, farzaneh badii <farzaneh.badii at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Dear PC
>>
>> I thought it might be better to do an outreach as GNSO in ICANN 61, saves
>> us the clash with GNSO council meetings and shows people the dynamics of
>> the group instead of making them understand GNSO in silos.
>>
>> What do you think? Heather is in favor of it and I will have to talk CPH
>> into it.
>>
>> Best
>>
>>
>>
>> Farzaneh
>>
>>
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