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GNSO Background Briefings ICANN56 Edition released

The GNSO Background Briefings are produced by ICANN's Policy staff supporting the GNSO. These are drafted specifically in preparation for ICANN meetings to provide the Community with concise background information on all relevant GNSO policy efforts. This edition is released in advance of ICANN56 in Helsinki.

GNSO Council Chair and Vice-Chair preview the New ICANN Meeting B Strategy

GNSO Chair and Vice-Chair, James Bladel and Donna Austin give the GNSO perspective on the new ICANN Meeting B Strategy to be implemented at the upcoming meeting in Helsinki, 27-30 June 2016.

Jeff Neuman discusses the new gTLD subsequent procedures PDP

The importance of the new gTLD subsequent procedures PDP explained by the Co-Chair of the Working Group Jeff Neuman.

James Bladel, GNSO Council Chair, reflects on ICANN55 and looks ahead to upcoming challenges

James Bladel reflects on the GNSO passing of the CCWG-Accuontability Final Report and all 12 recommendations during its public Council meeting in Marrakech and points to future work that lays ahead for the GNSO and its Stakeholder Groups and Supporting Organisations. He also talks about on-going PDP efforts and looks ahead to the new Meeting B format for ICANN56.

New PDP Update published!

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

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