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Re: [council] Draft minutes from today NC telecon October 5th,1999
I believe the term should be - obligated by "a desire to support
transparent process and remote participation" rather than
"law". We should change the wording although I am sure there is
a more simple phrase that what my brain has come up with...
NC members, am I correct in this assumption?
> Query: what is the basis for the statement that NC is legally obligated to
> * Schedule of Meetings in LA and technical arrangements
> Resolved that the constituencies meetings on Monday will not be
> webcast, but only recorded. Different considerations: cost ($US 8000),
> time (afternoon in LA is in the middle of night in Europe),
> practicability (it is almost impossible to have a conference call with
> large aadience).
> The NC is obligated by law to webcast, but have no money. There is a
> reality shock, the DNSO and its institutions are likely to be
> expensive. Impossible to have international organization,
> teleconferences, secretariat working 15 hours/day, notes, and support
> without appropriate budget. The raw estimation is $US 300,000.
> Furthermore also constituencies need to estimate their budget. Some
> constituencies would like to share facilities with the DNSO central
> secretariat, some consider needing full time dedicated secretariat.