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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.

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!

Help the GNSO Conduct Sunrise & Trademark Claims Surveys

Help the GNSO Conduct Sunrise & Trademark Claims Surveys

ICANN is seeking suppliers to help the GNSO develop and conduct surveys to assess the efficacy of Sunrise and Trademark Claims Rights Protection Mechanisms. Interested? Respond to Request for Proposal by 09 March 2018.

A Talk with the New and Former Chairs of the GNSO

Watch the interview of Heather Forrest, the GNSO Chair, and James Bladel, former GNSO Chair. Bladel reflects on his experiences, and Forrest talks about the future goals and focus on the GNSO.

Recapping GNSO Activities at ICANN60 and Looking Ahead to ICANN61

The leadership of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council detailing the progress made at ICANN60, as well as the priorities leading up to ICANN61.

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'.

Last Updated: 23 July 2014