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Nominations Now Open for the ICANN Community Excellence Award

15-Dec-2020 | Source : The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) | Visits : 2877

LOS ANGELES - The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced in a press release that it has opened the nomination period for the ICANN Community Excellence Award. The closing date for submissions is March 29, 2021 and the winner(s) will be announced at ICANN71.

Launched in 2014, the ICANN Community Excellence Award recognizes ICANN community members who have deeply invested in consensus-based solutions and contributed substantively to the ICANN multistakeholder model.

The ideal recipient(s) will have:

• Participated in the ICANN community for at least five years.
• Served in multiple ICANN working groups or committees.
• Collaborated with more than one Supporting Organization (SO) and/or Advisory Committee (AC) in a significant capacity.

Candidates will be evaluated by a panel of ICANN community members appointed by the SO/AC chairs using a merit-based point system evaluated against three criteria:
1. Demonstrated ability to work across community lines with both familiar and unfamiliar ICANN stakeholders with the aim of building consensus.
2. Facilitator of dialogue and open discussion in a fair and collegial manner, through the spirit of collaboration as shown through empathy, and demonstrating a sincere desire to engage with people from other backgrounds, cultures, and interests.
3. Demonstrated additional support for the ICANN multistakeholder model and its overall effectiveness through volunteer service via working groups or committees.


Please submit your nominations via this Nomination Form including detailed information outlining why the nominee meets the award criteria. Self-nominations will not be considered.




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