Friday, December 22, 2017

Wanted! Mentor for ICANN61 indigenous ambassador

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is seeking a volunteer to serve as a mentor for the Global Indigenous Ambassador Programme during its forthcoming public meeting tagged ICANN61 holding in San Juan, Puerto Rico, reports ITRealms.

ICANN, ITRealms gathered proclaimed the creation of the Global Indigenous Ambassador Programme in June 2017.

ITRealms reports that the programme establishes two Indigenous Ambassadors, which will be selected from underrepresented indigenous communities, as well as one mentor, who must apply before 8 January, 2018.

This, ICANN said, would be done through the inclusion of a broader and more diverse base of knowledgeable constituents, pointing out that ICANN will be better equipped to support the next generation of the global Internet community.

Therefore, ICANN said, its now accepting applications for anyone interested in serving as a mentor for the two Global Indigenous Ambassadors during ICANN61.

Mentors must be familiar with ICANN and At-Large, and have been active in one of the constituencies. Mentors must also meet a number of criteria and follow the requirements for coaches as described in the ICANN Fellowship handbook [].

The selected mentor will receive travel and hotel accommodations, as well as a per diem, for ICANN61 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, which will be held from 10-15 March 2018.

Chuks Egbune/GEE

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