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[I-coordination] Nominations to /1Net Steering committee & Brazil Meeting Organising commitees

Robin Gross robin at
Fri Dec 6 03:47:34 CET 2013

Thanks, but I'm trying to understand where those numbers of organizing cmte members (2 per stakeholder group) and the deadlines for providing for the Brazil mtg them are coming from.   We are trying to facilitate participation, but need some clarity on where these details came from.

Thanks for any help in clearing this up.


On Dec 5, 2013, at 12:18 PM, John Curran wrote:

> On Dec 6, 2013, at 1:10 AM, Robin Gross <robin at> wrote:
>> Dear Adiel,
>> Who in 1Net made the decision that 1Net would appoint representatives to the Brazil meeting organizing committees?
> Robin - 
>    I will note that the idea of catalyzing 1net as a multi-stakeholder initiative for strengthening 
>    Internet cooperation was discussed during the I* leaders meeting in Montevideo.  It was 
>    _following_ that meeting (and the issuance of the "Montevideo Statement" re same) that 
>    Fadi Chehadé travelled to Brazil to meet with CGI and ICANN community leaders, and 
>    an opportunity arose for him to meet President Rousseff.   Fadi said that Pres. Rousseff
>    was looking for a way to make progress in Internet cooperation as well and volunteered 
>    to host a one-off, global multistakeholder conference in 2014. [1]  This is what became 
>    "the Brazil meeting", including 1net (as well as CGI) helping in organizing various aspects...   
>    i.e.,  from my admittedly second-hand understanding, it appears that Brazil, as the convener
>    of the meeting, made the decisions regarding organizing structures and modalities.  As Adiel 
>    indicated earlier on this list, folks have the choice to engage directly with the Brazilians if
>    they so desire, "1net" is not and should not become a tool to dictate to anyone what to do.
> FYI,
> /John
> Disclaimers:  My views alone (except where echoing Adiel above :-)
> [1]

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