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Call for SO/AC Nominations to the New ICANN Fellowship Selection Committee and Guidance on Outreach Goals

14-Aug-2018 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 4211

LOS ANGELES – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced in a press release upcoming changes to the New Fellowship Program Approach following the end of its public comment period. ICANN Supporting Organizations (SO) and Advisory Committees (AC) are invited to contribute as follows:

Set two-year outreach and promotion goals

As part of the revised Fellowship Program, the ICANN organization will implement targeted outreach and promotion. SOs/ACs are being asked to provide guidance on diversity goals for the program. These may include, but are not limited to, skills and experience, stakeholder group affiliation, region, gender, and language. ICANN org will use this list of goals to inform the program’s outreach and promotion strategy. Input is welcome on any specific local, regional, or global events where promoting the Fellowship Program would help identify strong candidates. These goals will be revised by the SOs/ACs every two years.

Nominate ICANN Fellowship Program Selection Committee Members for two-year terms

The revised program will feature a new ICANN Fellowship Program Selection Committee starting on October 26, 2018. The Selection Committee will be composed of seven members, one from each participating SO/AC. 

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