Rafik Dammak

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Country: Japan
Email: rafik.dammak[at]gmail.com

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of ICANN's NomCom

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Rafik Dammak is a Computer Engineer at NTT Communications, and served on ICANN's 2013 NomCom, where he represented the NCUC. He was also elected to be the chair for NCSG starting from AGM 2013 and his term ended in AGM205.[1] He is currently the chair of NCUC.


Rafik was on ICANN's GNSO council, where he represented the NCSG; his tenure began at ICANN's 2009 Seoul Conference and went through ICANN 45 in Toronto.[2]

He has been involved in a number of working groups, and is a member of Executive and Policy Committees within the NCSG.[3] and He is co-chair of the new gTLD Applicant Supporting Working Group and the cross-community working group on Internet Governance.


Watch Rafik Dammak, along with other familiar ICANN participants, discuss the Multistakeholder Model. The video was produced with help from Google at ICANN 44 in June, 2012, in Prague. The second video is an interview with Rafik at ICANN 52 - Singapore.

Other Work

Rafik has moderated Youth and Internet Governance forums with participation from the DiploFoundation and its Egyptian and Finnish partners. This work resulted in the creation of a Youth Coalition on Internet Governance. Rafik hopes that Internet Policy Makers start to include more young voices, and also that the youth realize how their own interests can intersect with the policy creation for the global Internet.[4].