Generic Names Supporting Organization


  • Expressions of Interest Sought for Chair of GNSO EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data – Phase 2


    The GNSO is looking for expressions of interest to chair Phase 2 of the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data. To express interest in this role, please submit an Expression of Interest to EOI-EPDPTeam-Chair@icann.org by 8 April 2019.


  • EPDP Update at ICANN64


    GNSO Chair and GNSO Council Liaison to the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) Team on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data discuss EPDP Phase 1 Final Report highlights and Phase 2 planning.


  • GNSO Council Adopts EPDP Final Report on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data


    On 04 March 2019, the GNSO Council voted to approve all of the policy recommendations in the EPDP Final Report on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data and provided the EPDP Team its non-objection to start its Phase 2 work.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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'.

Calendar

Date Meeting Time
15 April New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group 15:00 UTC
17 April New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level 20:00 UTC
18 April GNSO Council Meeting 21:00 UTC
22 April New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group 20:00 UTC
24 April New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level 14:00 UTC
24 April RySG bi-weekly meeting 15:00 UTC
30 April New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group 03:00 UTC
1 May New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level 05:00 UTC
1 May GNSO Drafting Team to Further Develop Guidelines and Principles for the GNSO's Roles and Obligations as a Decisional Participant in the Empowered Community 21:00 UTC
6 May Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 16 May