Generic Names Supporting Organization
Launch of the EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
GNSO Council Leadership Discuss the Policy Forum and GDPR
The GNSO Council Leadership talk about the GNSO's work at ICANN62 relating to European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While the GNSO Council did not vote on the Initiation Request and Charter for an Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) to respond to the Temporary Specification adopted by the ICANN Board, the progress made was cause for optimism. The GNSO Council has also agreed to an aggressive timeline to complete this work. The Call for Expressions of Interest for Chair of the EPDP will close on 13 July 14:00 UTC.
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 gTLD Subsequent Procedures Update
Steve Chan, ICANN Policy Director interviews Jeff Neuman and Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Subsequent Procedures PDP Co-Chairs about the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures. They discussed the PDP Initial Report and the next steps.
The GNSO's New Motto: Be prepared!
Read the blog from GNSO Chair Heather Forest to learn about the GNSO Council pilot Strategic Planning Session, as well as priorities for 2018!
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'.
|25 July||New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level||05:00 UTC|
|25 July||Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) Sub Team for Data||17:00 UTC|
|25 July||Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) Sub Team for URS Documents||17:00 UTC|
|26 July||GNSO Review Working Group||13:00 UTC|
|26 July||IGO-INGO Protections in all gTLDs PDP Working Group on Red Cross Names||14:00 UTC|
|26 July||CCWG New gTLD Auction Proceeds||14:00 UTC|
|31 July||New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Working Group||03:00 UTC|
|31 July||EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data||16:00 UTC|
|2 August||IGO-INGO Protections in all gTLDs PDP Working Group on Red Cross Names||14:00 UTC|
|6 August||Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 16 August|