[MEAC ICANN] Second Middle East Space_Topics

Hadia Abdelsalam Mokhtar EL miniawi Hadia at tra.gov.eg
Sun Feb 11 11:24:58 EET 2018

Thanks Walid


From: Walid AL-SAQAF [mailto:walid at al-saqaf.se]
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:25 AM
To: Tijani BEN JEMAA
Cc: Hadia Abdelsalam Mokhtar EL miniawi; MEAC ICANN
Subject: Re: [MEAC ICANN] Second Middle East Space_Topics

Hi all,

In relation to the chosen topic, you might want to check out this story on The Register https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/09/icann_whois_gdpr/ , which highlights the ongoing policy struggles that ICANN is facing. This week the European Commission sent out an official extensive reply to ICANN here:


You can tell that the required changes are rather fundamental and may require a lot of work by ICANN. It is quite a challenge given that GDPR will come into force in a few months.



On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 9:12 AM, Tijani BEN JEMAA <tijani.benjemaa at topnet.tn<mailto:tijani.benjemaa at topnet.tn>> wrote:
> Thank you Hadia for your support.
> Have a nice Sunday.
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> Le 11 févr. 2018 à 09:06, Hadia Abdelsalam Mokhtar EL miniawi <Hadia at tra.gov.eg<mailto:Hadia at tra.gov.eg>> a écrit :
> Thanks Tijani and all - though late but I would like to state that as all who have proposed topics I definitely support the continuation of the Middle East space and  I also support the WHOIS compliance with the GDPR as the topic for our second Middle East Space.
> Best
> Hadia
> From: MEAC.ICANN [mailto:meac.icann-bounces at aratld.org<mailto:meac.icann-bounces at aratld.org>] On Behalf Of Tijani BEN JEMAA
> Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:37 PM
> Subject: [MEAC ICANN] Second Middle East Space_Topics
> Dear all,
> Thank you for all who proposed topics for the second ME Space.
> 8 topics have been proposed:
> Middle East Geographic Region l  Chokri Ben Romdhane
> Whois compliance with GDPR  l  Farzaneh Badii + Mohamed El Bashir + Rafik Damak + Tijani Ben Jemaa
> Universal Acceptance  l  Baher Esmat
> Country & Territory Names in new gTLDs (Geo-Names)  l  Nadira Alaraj + Rafik Damak
> New gTLDs Subsequent Procedures  l  Rafik Damak
> Lexical issues  l  Nebiye Kurtböke
> Next Generation gTLD Registration Directory Services (RDS) to replace Whois  l  Rafik Damak + Zakir Syed
> ICANN’s draft FY19 Operating Plan & Budget  l  Zakir Syed
> As you see, the topic #2 has more supporters than the others and would be the one we will address.
> Due to the extension of the period dedicated for call for topics, I propose the following modified timeline:
> 31 January          Call for topics                                                                              (9 days)
> 08 February        Announcement of the selected topic
>                               Forming a drafting team                                                           (5 days)
> 13 February        Start Drafting the 1st version of the statement                     (7 days)
> 20 February        Posting the 1st draft for comment                                          (5 days)
> 25 February        Inclusion of the comments in the 1st draft                            (3 days)
> 28 February        Posting the 2nd draft for comment                                         (4 days)
> 04 March            Final draft finalization                                                                (3 days)
> 07 March            Sending Final draft to be printed
> Let’s now form a drafting team: Please express your will to be part of it by 12 February 23:59 UTC
> The drafting team will start its work on 13 February
> Tijani BEN JEMAA
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