Generic Names Supporting Organization

  • 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.

  • Apply Now for ICANN Leadership Positions

    ICANN's Nominating Committee invites interested individuals to submit applications for key leadership positions within ICANN, including two GNSO Council position. The deadline to submit applications is 18 March 2021 at 23:59 UTC. Learn More

  • EPDP Phase 2 Team Publishes Final Report

    The Phase 2 Final Report sets out the EPDP Team's recommendations for a System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) to nonpublic gTLD registration data and addresses "Priority 2" topics. A webinar will be held on 3 September 2020 at 21:00 UTC to provide details. Learn more.

  • Implementation of PDP 3.0

    Rafik Dammak and Flip Petillion provided examples of the proposed implementation for some PDP 3.0 improvements, including the ones related to how the ICANN community participate in GNSO working groups and use a complaint process to resolve disagreements. Participate in the PDP 3.0 webinar on 9 December at 13:00 UTC to learn more.

  • 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'.


Date Meeting Time
16 June GNSO Council Meeting 12:30 CEST
21 June IGO Work Track Call 15:00 UTC
28 June IGO Work Track Call 15:00 UTC
29 June Transfer Policy Review PDP WG 16;00 UTC
30 June RySG bi-weekly meeting 15:00 UTC
06 July Transfer Policy Review PDP WG 16:00 UTC
12 July Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 22 July  
13 July Transfer Policy Review PDP WG 16:00 UTC
14 July RySG bi-weekly meeting 15:00 UTC
15 July GNSO EPDP – Phase 2A meeting 14:00 UTC