Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 2 February 2007

2 February 2007

A weekly electronic newsletter from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

2007 ICANN Nominating Committee Issues Formal Call for Statements of Interest

1 February 2007

ICANN in the News

IP's Brave New World (

1 February 2007


During the past week, ICANN staff have provided input to the Internet community at events such as:

  • DOMAINfest Global in Hollywood, California, USA. Staff participated in a panel presentation about internationalized domain names (IDNs), country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) and new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).

ICANN Featured Individual: Donna Austin, ccNSO Policy Officer

Donna joined ICANN in February 2005, in the ccNSO Policy Support role which she continues to fill. She has also supported the Nominating Committee in 2005, 2006 and again in 2007, and is the project manager for Accountability Framework discussions with ccTLD managers.

Prior to joining ICANN, Donna had a long career in the Australian Commonwealth Public Service undertaking a range of policy and program positions including managing two grants programs in the Broadcasting Division of the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts. In 2001/02 Donna represented the Australian Government as the Coordinator of the GAC.

Donna is an Australian national with a Bachelor of Arts in Office Management and has also undertaken post graduate studies in public policy.

Upcoming Events

8 – 9 February 2007 — Domain Pulse, Baden, Switzerland

12 February 2007 — RIPE NCC Roundtable, Amsterdam, Netherlands

21 February 2007 – 2 March 2007 — APRICOT 2007, Bali, Indonesia

26 February 2007 – 2 March 2007 — APNIC 23, Bali, Indonesia

8 – 9 March 2007 — CENTR General Assembly, Prague, Czech Republic

26 – 30 March 2007 — ICANN Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal


ICANN Bylaws

Our bylaws are very important to us. They capture our mission of security, stability and accessibility, and compel the organization to be open and transparent. Learn more at

Strategic Plan, July 2007 – June 2010 [PDF, 72 KB]

Operating Plan (Draft) Fiscal Year 2006 – 2007

Proposed Budget Fiscal Year 2006 – 2007 [PDF, 180 KB]

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