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  • EPDP Initial Report on gTLD Registration Data Published – Public Comment Period Now Open


    The Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) Team on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data published its Initial Report for public comment. The Initial Report includes the EPDP Team's responses to the charter questions, preliminary recommendations, and specific questions for community input. The public comment period is scheduled to close on 21 December 2018. Read the blog to learn more.


  • 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.


  • 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
4 December EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data 14:00 UTC
4 December New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP - Sub Group B 17:00 UTC
5 December Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in all gTLDs PDP Working Group 17:00 UTC
6 December EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data 14:00 UTC
6 December New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP - Sub Group C 15:00 UTC
6 December New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Group A 20:00 UTC
10 December Motions and Documents Due for GNSO Council Meeting 20 December  
11 December EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data 14:00 UTC
11 December New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Group B 20:00 UTC
12 December Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in all gTLDs PDP Working Group 17:00 UTC