Read More... Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) Accepted Recommendations – Plan for Implementation and Next Steps
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Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) Accepted Recommendations – Plan for Implementation and Next Steps

Open Date: 11 September 2019 Close Date: 21 October 2019 Originating Organization: Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives Categories/Tags: Specific Review,…

Read More... Join the Webinar on ICANN’s FY21 Annual Operating Plan and Budget and 5-Year Operating and Financial Plan
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Join the Webinar on ICANN’s FY21 Annual Operating Plan and Budget and 5-Year Operating and Financial Plan

LOS ANGELES – 9 September 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) invites the ICANN community…

Read More... NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN67 Is Now Open
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NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN67 Is Now Open

LOS ANGELES – 9 September 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting applications…

Read More... Minutes | Board Governance Committee (BGC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Governance Committee (BGC) Meeting

BGC Attendees: Becky Burr (Chair), Ron da Silva, Khaled Koubaa and Matthew Shears BGC Apologies: Maarten Botterman Other Board Member…

Read More... Minutes | Board Technical Committee (BTC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Technical Committee (BTC) Meeting

Board Member and Liaison Attendees: Harald Alvestrand, Avri Doria, Rafael Lito Ibarra, Merike Kaeo, Akinori Maemura (Chair), Kaveh Ranjbar, and…

Read More... Board Risk Committee (BRC) – Meeting Minutes
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Board Risk Committee (BRC) – Meeting Minutes

BRC Attendees: Harald Alverstrand, Rafael Lito Ibarra (Chair), Merike Kaeo, Akinori Maemura, Kaveh Ranjbar, Matthew Shears, and Tripti Sinha Other…

Read More... Minutes | Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC) Meeting

OEC Attendees: Avri Doria – Chair, Danko Jevtovic, Lito Ibarra, León Sanchez, and Matthew Shears Other Board Member Attendees: Cherine…

Read More... ICANN to Launch a Pilot Childcare Grants Program for its Community
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ICANN to Launch a Pilot Childcare Grants Program for its Community

ICANN is making it easier for community members with children (up to 12 years old) to attend ICANN meetings in…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Marrakech Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Marrakech Board Workshop

From 21-23 June, the ICANN Board will hold its fourth Board workshop of the calendar year, just ahead of ICANN65…

Read More... Your Input Needed: A New Step in ICANN Org’s Operating and Financial Planning
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Your Input Needed: A New Step in ICANN Org’s Operating and Financial Planning

As part of the development of ICANN’s Five-Year Operating and Financial Plan for the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2025, ICANN…

Read More... ICANN’s New Meeting Registration Platform
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ICANN’s New Meeting Registration Platform

ICANN has launched a new registration platform for ICANN Meetings and events. If you have registered in the past 15…

Read More... The NextGen@ICANN Program: Past Results and Future Plans
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The NextGen@ICANN Program: Past Results and Future Plans

The NextGen@ICANN Program is now five years old. To mark the anniversary, we’ve launched a consultation to take stock of…

Read More... Operating Standards: Guiding ICANN’s Specific Reviews
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Operating Standards: Guiding ICANN’s Specific Reviews

On 23 June 2019, the ICANN Board adopted the Operating Standards for Specific Reviews [PDF, 647 KB] at ICANN65 in…

Read More... Thank you to Marrakech, Bonjour to Montréal
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Thank you to Marrakech, Bonjour to Montréal

Two words have always defined ICANN: evolutionary change. That principle is well established, regardless of whether we are talking about…

Read More... Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Morocco
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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Morocco

One of the unique aspects of the ICANN community is its truly global nature and the opportunity to meet and…

Read More... Marhaba, Bienvenue, and Welcome to Marrakech!
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Marhaba, Bienvenue, and Welcome to Marrakech!

We are honored to welcome the global ICANN community to Marrakech, Morocco, for ICANN65. The ambitious Policy Forum agenda, featuring…

Read More... Welcome to ICANN65
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Welcome to ICANN65

It’s my pleasure to welcome you back to Marrakech, Morocco, for ICANN65. I am pleased to return to the site…

Read More... Automated Transcripts from Zoom at ICANN65
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Automated Transcripts from Zoom at ICANN65

As you know, ICANN moved to Zoom as its web conferencing solution and we are pleased with the positive feedback…

Read More... Join the ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment Open Session at ICANN65
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Join the ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment Open Session at ICANN65

The ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment will hold an open session at ICANN65 in Marrakech, Morocco on 24 June…

Read More... Looking Ahead to ICANN65
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Looking Ahead to ICANN65

In a few days, the ICANN community will gather in Marrakech, Morocco for ICANN65. This will be the fourth Policy…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: ICANN65 Meeting & Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: ICANN65 Meeting & Board Workshop

Thank you to everyone who participated in ICANN65. This fourth Policy Forum was the second held in Africa and the…

Read More... Accountability and Transparency Review: Highlights from Marrakech and Share Your Views
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Accountability and Transparency Review: Highlights from Marrakech and Share Your Views

The third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) had a productive five days at ICANN65 in Marrakech. Shortly before ICANN65…

Read More... Known Zoom Vulnerabilities
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Known Zoom Vulnerabilities

Earlier this week, two vulnerabilities in the Zoom application for Mac devices were disclosed by a security researcher. These vulnerabilities…

Read More... ICANN in the Middle East – A Glance at the Past Year
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ICANN in the Middle East – A Glance at the Past Year

With ICANN’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) coming to an end, now is a good time to reflect on our achievements…

Read More... The Board Leadership Slate
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The Board Leadership Slate

I have an important message to share with you. The Board has selected Maarten Botterman as the next Chair of…

Read More... Open Call for Community Members to Join the new Middle East Strategy Working Group
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Open Call for Community Members to Join the new Middle East Strategy Working Group

As we approach the end of the current term of ICANN’s regional engagement strategy, we invite members of the ICANN…

Read More... Keeping You Informed: An Update on the Information Transparency Initiative
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Keeping You Informed: An Update on the Information Transparency Initiative

It’s been a few months since we last updated you about the Information Transparency Initiative (ITI). Behind the scenes, the…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Los Angeles Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Los Angeles Board Workshop

The ICANN Board will meet for its fifth workshop of the calendar year on 6-8 September in Los Angeles, California….

Read More... Next steps in Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model: Developing a Work Plan for 2021-2025
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Next steps in Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model: Developing a Work Plan for 2021-2025

Evolving ICANN’s Mutlistakeholder Model (MSM) process is about strengthening our open and inclusive bottom-up model of governance and policy-making. As…

Read More... North America Stakeholder Engagement Closes FY19 on a High Note
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North America Stakeholder Engagement Closes FY19 on a High Note

Every year, ICANN’s Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) team produces a report on the progress made towards the North America Stakeholder…