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Latin America and Caribbean Regional Bureau. Sebasti án Bellagamba, M anager. LAC Bureau. Established late January 2007 (9 weeks of operation) Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina Coverage area includes 38 economies But only 8 chartered Chapters in region. Mexico Peru Puerto Rico Venezuela.

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Latin America and Caribbean Regional Bureau

Sebastián Bellagamba, Manager

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

lac bureau
LAC Bureau
  • Established late January 2007 (9 weeks of operation)
  • Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Coverage area includes 38 economies
    • But only 8 chartered Chapters in region
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Venezuela
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

bureau s goals
Bureau’s goals
  • Promote and defend ISOC’s core values
  • Drive regional and local recognition of ISOC, its policies and its mission
  • Promote activities and initiatives at regional and sub-regional levels
  • Identify local and regional priorities for policy and education
  • Understand and support Chapter needs

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

chapter development
Chapter Development

First tasks

  • Get in contact with the chapters
    • Email, phone calls, instant messaging
  • Survey chapter activity level
    • Result: 6 chapters considered active (Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Puerto Rico); 2 chapters considered inactive (Brazil and Venezuela)

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

active chapters
Active Chapters
  • Encourage regional chapter interaction and coordination
    • Regional chapters mailing list
    • Website (in progress)
    • Instant message sessions, phone calls, Skype
  • Provide support for local activities
    • ISOC Puerto Rico, Argentina and Brazil are planning events

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

inactive chapters
Inactive Chapters

Two inactive chapters, two different situations:

  • Venezuela
    • No response from current officers
    • Email sent to all ISOC members
    • A new group was found and they are already working on a new charter
  • Brazil
    • Current officers were found. Chapter set to be re-launched in mid-April with expanded membership

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

next steps chapters
Next steps - Chapters
  • Keep improving coordination and cooperation
  • In-person meeting in Venezuela (late May, with LACNIC)
    • First regional chapter meeting
    • Outreaching event focused on Internet Governance (IGF in Rio!)
  • Launch regional website (mid-April)
  • Assist people willing to create new Chapters

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

next steps policy
Next steps - Policy
  • Internet Governance Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as top priority
  • Participation in regional IG events
    • CITEL (OAS) - March and September
    • Caribbean Telecommunications Union (mid-April)
    • CARICOM (mid-August)
    • eLAC2007 (ECLAC, UN) - November
  • A regional ISOC event on IG is being planned for September

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

next steps education
Next steps - Education
  • Launching second phase of FRIDA small grants program (end of March) with LACNIC and IDRC
  • Continue to support WALC training program
  • Identify priorities for new training programs in region
  • Already in talks with LACTLD for ccTLDs workshops

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

cooperation coordination
Cooperation / coordination
  • Already working with several organizations:
    • LACNIC
    • ECLAC (UN)
    • ICANN
    • LACTLD
    • eCOMLAC
    • CITEL (OAS)
    • Caribbean Telecommunications Union
  • Contacts made with:
    • ARIN
    • APC

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007

questions thank you

Questions?Thank you!

bellagamba@isoc.org

Prague, Board Meeting, March 24-25 2007