Zahid Jamil

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Country: Pakistan
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ICANNLogo.png Currently a member
of the GNSO's BC

Userboxcards.png Featured in the ICANN 49 - Singapore playing card deck

Zahid Jamil is a Senior Partner at Jamil & Jamil, which is a corporate and commercial law firm in his native country, Pakistan, and he is extensively involved in issues of cyber-security and Internet freedom in Pakistan. He is Chairman of the Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center in Pakistan, which handles disputes related to its .pk ccTLD. He is also a member of the PK Policy group, which is a part of PKNIC.[1] Zaahid Jamal is also Chairman of the Pakistani Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) Electronic Business, IT & Telecom Commission , and he has been offering help and counsel to the Federal Investigation Agency’s National Response to Cyber Crime Cell (NR3C)[2]

Mr. Jamil is on ICANN's Executive Committee for the The Business Constituency (BC), which is the voice of commercial business Internet users within ICANN, he is also a GNSO councillor. He was elected by the GNSO to represent the GNSO on the Geographic Regions Working Group, he actively advocates BC interests in the GNSO Travel Drafting Team, and was also appointed as a member to the Implementation Recommendations Team.

He frequently attends ICANN and IGF meetings. Within the IGF he is a member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group, which is tasked to assist the UN Secretary General in convening the Internet Governance Forums. He has held that position for two terms.


Watch Zahid Jamil, along with other familiar ICANN participants, discuss the Multistakeholder Model. The video was produced with help from Google at ICANN 44 in Prague.