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GNSO Council Teleconference Agenda

Last Updated:
02 April 2018

Draft Agenda for GNSO Council meeting Thursday, September 22, 2005

This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the GNSO Council

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 12:00
(5:00 LA, 8:00 Washington DC, 13:00 London, 14:00 Brussels, 22:00 Melbourne)

Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the GNSO Council teleconference.
Scheduled time for meeting - 120 mins.

Dial-in number sent individually to each Council member

Item 1: Approval of minutes
- GNSO Council teleconference - 18 August 2005

Item 2: Staff action items
- list of current GNSO work items
- status report on single letter domain names
- update on statements of interest and amendment to the bylaws
- GNSO Councillors induction proposal for Vancouver
- GNSO session in ICANN newcomers session at Vancouver
- update from Glen on Vancouver meeting schedule

Item 3: Evaluation of new gtlds (.biz, .info etc as well as .travel, .jobs. .mobi etc)
- determine next steps
- clearly define remaining questions
- a 30 day comment period - require constituency statements, registry operator statements
- staff to produce evaluation report
- identify time required from staff

Item 4: Policy Development Process for new gtlds
- initiate vote for an issues report (as per annex A, Section 1 (b) of the bylaws)

- issues report to contain background material on:
* whether to continue to introduce new gTLDs
- collect previous submissions from constituencies on new gTLDs
* the criteria for approving applications for new gTLDs
- collect previous material used for .org and .net tenders
* the allocation method, assuming that there was a limit to how many gTLDs could be introduced at once
- collect previous input (e.g OECD etc)
* the key contractual conditions for those gTLDs which might include conditions such as : escrow policies, obligation to use an ICANN accredited registrar etc.
- collect current significant conditions from new gTLD agreements

Item 5: Policy development for IDNs
- recommend request staff to provide a background document listing all past Board decisions regarding the implementation of IDNs, and the status of the IDN guidelines
- this can be a precursor to motion to request an official issues report
- establish clearly roles of:
-- President's Advisory Committee on IDN
-- IDN registry review group (gtld and cctld reps) to development Guidelines for the Implementation of the IETF IDN standards
-- GAC work on IDNs
-- GNSO/ccNSO policy development initiative

Item 6: Draft terms of reference for GNSO Review
- review current version

Item 7: Discussion whether to initiate an "issues report" on single letter domain names (as per annex A, Section 1 (b) of the bylaws)

Item 8: Update on GNSO Planning teleconferences

Item 9: Any other business

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