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Fwd: [council] LSE's GNSO Review

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  • Subject: Fwd: [council] LSE's GNSO Review
  • From: Mawaki Chango <ki_chango@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 08:25:17 -0700 (PDT)
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--- Denise Michel <denise.michel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 06:30:22 -0700
> From: Denise Michel <denise.michel@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: Council GNSO <council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [council] LSE's GNSO Review
> I wanted to give you a heads-up that the London School of Economics
> will provide ICANN with a final copy of it GNSO review report
> today.  This report will be used to inform ICANN's effort to
> develop detailed proposals for improving the GNSO's structures and
> processes.  The independent advice presented in this report will
> NOT simply be accepted and implemented (to state the obvious). 
> This report should be viewed as a starting point for community
> collaboration on revising the GNSO.  When I receive the report, it
> will be sent simultaneously to the Board, the GNSO Council, and
> constituency leaders.  It also will be posted on ICANN's website
> along with a statement on ICANN's next steps for GNSO improvements.
>  Outlined below is the general approach recommended by staff and
> supported by Board leaders to engage the community in developing
> specific changes for the GNSO.  I had hoped to discuss this with
> you on the Council conference call prior to the report's release. 
> We will, howe!
>  ver, have an opportunity to address this on the next Council call
> and then further details will be added.
> As always, your comments and questions are welcome.
> Thanks.
> Denise
> Denise Michel
> Vice President, Policy Development
> denise.michel@xxxxxxxxx
> Report Release
> ?    Submission of GNSO Review Report to Board by LSE.
> ?    Immediate transmission to GNSO Council and constituency
> leaders.
> ?    Immediate posting on ICANN website and opening of public
> comment list.
> ?    Phone briefing by LSE of Board (preferably within a week of
> release).
> ?    Phone briefing by LSE of GNSO Council (preferably within a
> week of release).
> ?    Phone briefing by LSE of GNSO constituencies (preferably
> within a week of release).
> Appointment of Board/GNSO Working Groups
> ?    Staff recommends the appointment of joint Board/GNSO working
> groups to address improvements to GNSO policy activities,
> structure, operations, and communications.
> ?    The groups' mandate wouldl be to consider input (LSE report,
> previous Council review, public comments, GNSO Council and
> constituency input, and Board input), and recommend to the Board
> changes to the GNSO (all done with opportunities for public
> comment).
> ?    The groups would address issues such as changing: the PDP
> (policy development process in the bylaws); voting and
> representation on the Council and Board; the GNSO's
> constituencies/stakeholder participation structure; staffing and
> support of the Council and constituencies, and other operational
> issues; and the distribution of information and solicitation of
> comments (including website improvements).

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