Generic Names Supporting Organization
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.
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 22 March 2019 at 14:00 UTC.
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'.
|13 March||GNSO Council Meeting||13:00 local time|
|25 March||New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group||15:00 UTC|
|27 March||New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level||14:00 UTC|
|27 March||CCWG New gTLD Auction Proceeds||14:00 UTC|
|27 March||RySG bi-weekly meeting||15:00 UTC|
|27 March||Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) Sub Team for Trademark Claims||17:00 UTC|
|27 March||Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) Sub Team for Sunrise Registrations||18:00 UTC|
|27 March||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|
|8 April||Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 18 April|
|10 April||RySG bi-weekly meeting||15:00 UTC|