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  • Update on EPDP Team Progress in ICANN63


    Leadership Team of the Expedited Policy Development Process on Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data discuss the team's work and accomplishments during ICANN63.


  • 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.


  • Call for Expression of Interest for GNSO Representatives – ATRT3


    The GNSO is seeking representatives to serve as volunteers on the third review of ICANN Accountability and Transparency (ATRT3) beginning in January 2019. Apply no later than Tuesday, 30 October 2018 at 23:59 UTC.


  • EPDP Team Makes Important Progress During Los Angeles Meeting


    From 24-26 September, the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team held a productive, face-to-face meeting in Los Angeles. The significant progress made will provide a solid foundation for preparing the EPDP Team Initial Report, which is expected to be published for public comment shortly after ICANN63.


  • 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'.

Calendar

Date Meeting Time
15 November EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data 14:00 UTC
15 November New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP - Sub Group C 20:00 UTC
16 November EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data 14:00 UTC
19 November Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 29 November  
20 November EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data 14:00 UTC
26 November New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Working Group 20:00 UTC
28 November New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team - Track 5 - Geographic Names at the Top Level 20:00 UTC
29 November GNSO Council Meeting 12:00 UTC
10 December Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 20 December  
18 December New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Working Group 03:00 UTC