I would like to suggest what I think is a friendly amendment to the
to last bullet in the motion: "Any proposal approved by the council
then be sent out for bid by ICANN staff." I suggest it be changed to
the following: "Any proposal approved by the council will then be sent
to ICANN staff for preparing cost estimates."
It may be that staff would need to request bids but I don't think we
should tie there hands if they can do cost estimates without asking
bids. Also, organizations are not always highly motivated to provide
bids if there is a high degree of uncertainty that a study would
actually be approved.
From: owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
On Behalf Of Avri Doria
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 3:34 PM
To: Council GNSO
Subject: [council] WHO study agenda item - creation of a template for
In terms of this item of the agenda, the design team has been working,
but there is a slight delay in terms of getting the template out for
discussion. I expect the template to be available for the council to
review starting tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.
I propose the following for the discussion:
- Liz will walk us through the template
- Council discussion on the template
- council discussion of the next steps in accordance with our decision
in LA on studies related to whois:
I propose the following as a starting point for the discussion:
-- The design team works on filling out the template for a number of
studies. This team remains open to new members and
any GNSO constituency member interested in sponsoring a study is
encouraged to join the design team.
-- The form is forwarded on the the chairs of the GAC and ALAC
because those groups have also indicated an interest in whois studies
-- the form can be forwarded to the chairs of other groups if
- Initial proposals are due on 10 January
- The council will review initial proposals for studies at its 17
- Any proposal approved by the council will then be sent out for bid
- Further proposals for studies may be reviewed at a later time.