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[council] GNSO Council resolutions 5 August 2010

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  • From: Glen de Saint Géry <Glen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 11:08:27 -0700
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Dear All,

Ahead of the official Council minutes, the following motion was unanimously 
passed by the Council today.

A Resolution to approve the GNSO Council Operations Work Team (GCOT) and the 
Constituency and Stakeholder Group Operations Work Team (CSG-WT) Deliverables 
(29 July 2010)

WHEREAS, the GNSO Council, at its 23 June 2010 meeting in Brussels, accepted a 
set of deliverables submitted by the GNSO Council Operations Work Team (GCOT) 
https://st.icann.org/icann-osc/index.cgi?gnso_operations_team and the 
Constituency and Stakeholder Group Operations Work Team (CSG-WT) 
https://st.icann.org/icann-osc/index.cgi?constituency_operations_team ;

WHEREAS, a twenty-one (21) day Public Comment Forum 
http://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/#gcot-csg-recommendations completed 
between 28 June 2010 and 18 July 2010 and a Staff Summary and Analysis 
http://forum.icann.org/lists/gcot-csg-recommendations/msg00001.html has been 

WHEREAS, the GNSO Council agreed to take action on the these deliverables as 
soon as possible after the end of the public comment period; and

WHEREAS, there were no public comments submitted that would amend any of the 
GCOT or CSG-WT recommendations.


RESOLVED, that the GNSO Council approves the following set of five GCOT 
deliverables, without further modification:

o Section 2.1-Council Member Term Limits 

o Section 2.4-Board Seat Elections 

o Section 3.8-Absences and Vacancies 

o Chapter 4.0-Voting 

o Chapter 5.0-Statements and Disclosures of Interest 

Note that two sections, 5.3.2 and 5.3.3, are not approved pending further Staff 
action to be determined. These sections are footnoted in the document as 
"inactive" until subsequently approved by the OSC and Council.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that Staff has incorporated the above Sections and Chapters 
into a new version of the GNSO Operating Procedures (GOP) < 
http://gnso.icann.org/council/gnso-op-procedures-draft-05aug10-en.pdf>, which 
becomes effective immediately upon adoption;

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the GNSO Council approves the following CSG-WT 


which is organized into two sections as follows:

o Sections 2.1 & 2.2: Recommended Common Operating Principles and Participation 
Guidelines for GNSO Stakeholder Groups and

Constituencies, which Staff has incorporated into a new Chapter 7.0 in the 
above-referenced GNSO Operating Procedures; and

o Section 2.3: Recommendations on a GNSO Database of Community Members.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the GNSO Council directs Staff to provide Sections 2.1 
and 2.2 above to GNSO Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies for use in amending 
their charters, as appropriate;

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the GNSO Council hereby expresses its gratitude and 
appreciation to the GCOT and CSG Work Teams for their dedication, commitment, 
and thoughtful recommendations.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you.

Kind regards,


Glen de Saint Géry

GNSO Secretariat



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