Please Join Chris LaHatte, MBB’s Ombuds lead, to discuss Ombudsing Across Borders on…
Wednesday March 29 at 3 pm EST (12 noon PST; 5 pm GMT) & Wednesday March 30 at 8 am NZDT.
Chris will present information about his work as the ICANN ombudsman, where he works on a global basis with people from all cultures, backgrounds and countries. While ICANN has a common language in relation to Internet names and numbers, people have very different ideas in relation to policy about access to the Internet and about the way in which ICANN meets to develop policy using its bottom-up multi stakeholder approach. This presentation will discuss how ICANN addresses these issues, and how the Ombudsman model is used for dispute resolution and helping communication.
Please RSVP to Gillian Saxby, MBB and she will provide you with the call login information.
Priority given to MBB members. Please join or renew! We request the courtesy of a notice should your schedule change and you are no longer able to attend the session.
Chris LaHatte has been a lawyer for more than 37 years. He qualified at the University of Auckland and was admitted to the Bar in 1978. He later obtained a Masters degree in Dispute Resolution from Massey University. He has practiced as a barrister in New Zealand and other countries. Chris has a diverse legal background and has appeared in all levels of courts and tribunals in New Zealand. He has had cases reported in official law reports and published many articles in legal journals. He has also acted as a lawyer for clients in many mediations and acted as a mediator. Chris is a member of the International Ombudsman Association and an individual member of the Internationa
l Ombudsman Institute. He has published papers on Ombudsman issues in New Zealand Lawyer and in the International Ombudsman Association Journal.
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