[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
RE: [council] Draft minutes from today NC telecon October 5th,1999
Richard - yes, that's my understanding as well. That for purposes of
transparency, remote participation, webcasting is needed. If I recall the
general assembly discussion based on a note I sent regarding this issue
prior to Santiago meeting correctly, sense was that webcasting was important
but the GA did not have ideas of how to pay for it. It's unclear to me how
much it is used during the meeting, or whether recording the meetings and
making that available would also work in the long run - that may be useful
to find out the extent of use so far. (Don't get me wrong, I don't have a
problem webcasting (cost issue aside), but perhaps alternatives would also
be functional if they fulfill the purposes adequately).
Just a thought -
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 1999 10:19 PM
To: Joe Sims
Subject: 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
> * 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
> time (afternoon in LA is in the middle of night in Europe),
> practicability (it is almost impossible to have a conference call
> 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.