[discuss] ITU Statement w.r.t IANA Transition
Shatan, Gregory S.
GShatan at ReedSmith.com
Mon Mar 17 19:32:07 UTC 2014
From: discuss-bounces at 1net.org [mailto:discuss-bounces at 1net.org] On Behalf Of Avri Doria
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Subject: Re: [discuss] ITU Statement w.r.t IANA Transition
Managed to do it without mentioning ICANN's role and declared the Internet a Global Public Good. Is that an ITU position?
This does, however, show a mismatch between ICANN's proposed timeline that is focused all on ICANN meetings, and a wider expectation that NetMundial, and over appropriate venues will also be appropriate spaces (like maybe even the IGF) for this discussion.
I think this will need to worked on by those responsible for orchestrating this transition. At this point I think the view that all discussions occur on ICANN turf is problematic.
But maybe I misunderstand the plan.
On 17-Mar-14 12:54, John Curran wrote:
> === <http://www.itu.int/en/osg/Pages/statement-march2014.aspx>
> Statement from ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré
> Geneva, 17 March 2014.
> I welcome the announcement from the National Telecommunication and
> Information Administration of the United States Department of
> Commerce, of 14 March, 2014,
> sition-key-internet-domain-name-functions> regarding its intent to
> transition IANA <https://www.iana.org/> functions to the global
> community, including full support for a multistakeholder model of
> Internet governance free from regulation by any one government or inter-governmental organization.
> I would like to reiterate what I have said many times: the Internet is
> a global public good and therefore all nations and peoples should have
> an equal say in its running and development. I commend the US
> government's announcement about changing oversight arrangements of the
> management of critical internet resources and I believe this
> development will lead to improved and productive cooperation between
> the telecommunications and internet communities.
> I look forward to further development of the appropriate mechanisms
> which will ensure fair, equitable and inclusive management of critical
> internet resources for the benefit of all and count on discussing
> these proposals with all relevant stakeholders at the NETMundial
> <http://netmundial.br/> meeting in Brazil this coming April as well as
> other appropriate fora.
> I urge all stakeholders involved to develop the transition plan in the
> spirit of principles agreed by the World Summit on the Information
> Society in 2003 and 2005. This means, inclusive of all nations and
> stakeholders, from developing and developed countries alike, and
> conducted in a transparent, open, constructive manner with a view to
> ensuring a more equitable and accessible Internet for all.
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