Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 9 March 2012

9 March 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

FY13 SO-AC-SG Additional Budget Requests

9 March 2012 | As part of the FY13 Operating Plan and Budget development process, there was an opportunity for the Supporting Organizations, Advisory Committees, and Stakeholder Groups to provide input into the Budget, specifically regarding funding requests for activities beyond the scope of basic services which are provided to all stakeholder and constituency groups.

Contractual Compliance Update

8 March 2012 | In advance of the Costa Rica meeting, the Contractual Compliance team has posted its March 2012 Newsletter with updates on recent activities, including the addition of new staff and the issue of a suspension notice to a registrar.

Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla to Address ICANN Public Meeting [PDF, 292 KB]

8 March 2012 | Costa Rica’s 49th President, Laura Chinchilla, will address the opening session of ICANN's public meeting when it convenes in San Jose on Monday, 12 March.

ICANN Leaders to Give Update on New Generic Top-Level Domain Name Program [PDF, 283 KB]

8 March 2012 | CEO and Board Chair Will Answer Journalists' Questions At Costa Rica News Conference.

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11 - 16 March 2012: 43rd International Public ICANN Meeting - Costa Rica


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