ICANN Board Accepts the GNSO Review Implementation Plan
On 3 Feb, the ICANN Board accepted the GNSO Review Implementation Plan which was developed by the GNSO to implement the 34 recommendations of the GNSO Review Final Report. In particular, the Board supports the 3-phased prioritization approach laid out in the Implementation Plan and indicated it would welcome more implementation details for Phase 2 and 3 regarding the high, medium, and low priority recommendations. The Board directs the GNSO Review Working party to provide updates to its Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC) every six months, detailing progress and measurability. The Board will also consider any budgetary implementations of the GNSO review implementation as part of the then-applicable annual budgeting process. Read more.