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GNSO Council Procedures

Last Updated:
08 September 2023

Current GNSO Operating Procedures and Related Documents

Guidelines and Templates that Help the GNSO Fulfill Its Role & Obligation as a Decisional Participant in the Empowered Community

GNSO Policy Development Process (PDP) 3.0 Implementation Work Products

Abstentions Guidelines

  • Visual Procedures Map covering GNSO voting remedies due to abstentions, absences, and vacancies
  • Absence Notification Form to be completed by an officer of the abstaining Councilor's appointing organization (Stakeholder Group or Constituency, as appropriate)

GNSO Work Product Templates

Guidance for the GNSO Council

Description of Council Liaison Roles

GNSO Liaison to the GAC – request for Candidates (as adopted by the GNSO Council on 23 September 2021)

GNSO Council Liaison to GNSO Working Groups – Job Description – Updated 28 September 2021

Guidelines for GDS Liaisons

Guidelines for ICANN GDS Staff Liaisons to PDPs