The Internet Society (ISOC) is facilitating a process leading to recommendations from the Internet Technical Collaboration Group (ITCG) for participation in the 2018 Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG). This is a process is for members of the technical communities candidates only and candidate evaluations will include their relationship to that community. Other stakeholder groups, such as the private sector and civil society, have their own processes. More information about the ITCG and its set of standards is available here.
The purpose of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) is to advise the U.N. Secretary General on the programme and schedule of the Internet Governance Forum meetings. The MAG 2018 will comprise of 50 Members from governments, the private sector and civil society, and the technical communities. Those nominated should expect to attend two virtual MAG meetings per month as well as typically three face to face meetings per year.
Individuals interested in being suggested by the Nominating Committee are invited to submit a bio and complete the Nomination Form in full and return it to [email protected] by 23.59 UTC on Tuesday, 31st October. Preferred formats for document submissions are .pdf and .txt. ISOC will transmit the names of nominees to the United Nations no later than November 10, 2017.
2018 MAG NomCom Members:
-Peter Dengate Thrush
Submit form and bio to: [email protected]
–Potential UN funding for applicants for attendance at physical meetings
–UN Call for Nominations
The nominating committee is required to forward information provided by nominees on the MAG Nomination Form to the United Nations for purposes of the nomination. With the exception of candidates naming themselves, information provided to the NOMCOM for its consideration shall be treated in the strictest confidence.