The Affirmation of Commitments signed on September 30th 2009 between ICANN and the US Department of Commerce (Affirmation) contains specific provisions for periodic review of four key ICANN objectives. These reviews provide a mechanism to assess and report on ICANN's progress toward fundamental organizational objectives; they are:
- Ensuring accountability, transparency and the interests of global Internet users;
- Preserving security, stability and resiliency of the DNS;
- Promoting competition, consumer trust and consumer choice;
- WHOIS policy.
Final Process for GNSO Endorsement of Nominees to the Affirmation of Commitments Review Teams - 1 June 2010 [PDF]
Approved by the GNSO Council on 23 June 2010
Note to GNSO Council in Preparation for Special Council Meeting to be held 15 March, 2010 Evaluation Team Recommendations - AoC Review Team [Accountability & Transparency] [PDF]
All volunteers will be required to provide additional GNSO requested information after the GNSO Council meeting on 18 February 2010.