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New GNSO Policy Briefing Published

The GNSO Policy Briefing is produced by ICANN's Policy staff supporting the GNSO. It is drafted specifically in preparation for ICANN meetings to provide the Community with concise background information on all relevant GNSO policy efforts.

GNSO Council Leadership Team Reviews Activities at ICANN59

GNSO James Bladel and Council Vice-Chairs, Donna Austin and Heather Forrest detailing the issues that have framed ICANN59 discussions, as well as the GNSO priorities leading up to ICANN60.

Updates on Geographic Names at the Top Level

Jeff Neuman, New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group Co-Chair, reflecting on the ICANN59 cross-community discussion of geographic names as top-level domains

New Policy Development Process Updates Published

The Policy Development Process (PDP) Updates provides handy one-page overviews of all the GNSO’s PDPs that are currently underway. You can download individual updates or a collated version of all updates.

Updates on Next-Generation Registration Directory Service to Replace WHOIS

Chuck Gomes, Next-Generation RDS to Replace WHOIS PDP Working Group Chair, reflecting on how the wider ICANN Community engaged in the cross-community discussion and previewing the upcoming work for this PDP

Enroll for Free in New GNSO Online Course

As part of the ICANN Learn platform, a new GNSO course is now available. The course is aimed mostly at newcomers but also serves veterans to refresh their knowledge. Topics covered include: 'The GNSO Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies', the GNSO's Policy Development Process, and 'How to keep up-to-date with the GNSO'.

Last Updated: 23 July 2014