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[council] Action points arising from GNSO Council meeting 15 November 2012

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  • From: Glen de Saint Géry <Glen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 03:12:37 -0800
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Dear Councillors,

Ahead of the official minutes of the GNSO Council meeting on 15 November 2012, 
please note the following actions arising from the meeting and the resolutions 
that carried.

·       Pending Projects list: Action Item:
          Constituencies and Stakeholder groups should check whether there is 
adequate distribution of members on the current working groups and     drafting 

·       The Council approved that the IRTP Part C GNSO Council Recommendations 
Report prepared by Staff  be sent to the ICANN Board for approval.
Action Item: Policy Staff to send the 
 to the ICANN Board.

·       Wolf-Ulrich Knoben volunteered to draft a letter to the Accountability 
and Transparency Review Team (ATRT) selectors, Fadi Chehade CEO and Heather 
Dryden Chair of the Government Advisory Committee setting out the process that 
Council used previously for selecting applicants. The letter will be posted on 
the Council mailing list for comments before being submitted.

·       Staff committed to schedule a webinar and gather further information on 
the ICANN Board discussions regarding the Whois Review Team  Final Report 
recommendations after the holidays.

The motion to approve the Charter for the IGO-INGO Protection PDP Working Group 
carried unanimously
On 17 October 2012 the GNSO Council initiated a Policy Development Process 
(PDP) on the protection of certain IGO and INGO names in all gTLDs, and decided 
to create a PDP Working Group for the purposes of fulfilling the requirements 
of the PDP;

Following a call for volunteers, a drafting team was formed and its members 
have developed a charter for consideration by the GNSO Council;

The GNSO Council has reviewed the charter submitted by the drafting team.


The GNSO Council approves the charter and appoints [Name] as the GNSO Council 
Liaison to the IGO-INGO Protection PDP Working Group.

The GNSO Council further directs that the work of IGO-INGO Protection PDP 
Working Group be initiated no later then 14 days after the approval of this 
motion. Until such time as the WG can select a chair and that chair can be 
confirmed by the GNSO Council, the GNSO Council Liaison shall act as interim 
Charter http://gnso.icann.org/en/issues/igo-ingo-charter-07nov12-en.pdf
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you.
Kind regards,
Glen de Saint Géry
GNSO Secretariat

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