Generic Names Supporting Organization

  • EPDP Phase 2 Update at ICANN65

    Janis Karklins, Chair of EPDP Team, discusses priorities for Phase 2 of the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data, as well as next steps following the ICANN65 meeting.

  • 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.

  • PDP 3.0 and ICANN Multistakeholder Model Evolution

    Rafik Dammak, GNSO Council Vice Chair, talks about how the PDP 3.0 initiative, which focuses on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of GNSO policy development processes, connects with the project of evolving ICANN's multistakeholder model of governance.

  • 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
20 August EPDP-Phase 2 - Legal Subteam  14:00 UTC
21 August New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level 05:00 UTC
21 August GNSO - New gTLD Auction Proceeds CCWG  14:00 UTC
21 August RySG Bi-Weekly  15:00 UTC
21 August Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in all gTLDS PDP WG  17:00 UTC
21 August 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
22 August New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group 03:00 UTC
22 August GNSO Council Meeting 12:00 UTC
22 August GNSO EPDP – Phase 2 meeting 14:00 UTC
27 August New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group 03:00 UTC