Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 13 July 2012

13 July 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

Tell Us What You Think: Meeting Guide Survey

13 July 2012 | ICANN staff publishes a printed meeting guide for each of its three annual public meetings. We are reviewing this practice and want your feedback.

Period of 12 – 22 July 2012: Public Comment Periods Recently Opened and Approaching Closing Date

13 July 2012 | The Following Public Comment periods have Recently Opened or are approaching their Comment or Reply Period Close dates, 12 – 22 July 2012.

FY13 Operating Plan and Budget Adopted by Board in Prague

13 July 2012 | On 23 June 2012 in Prague, the ICANN Board approved the FY13 Operating Plan and Budget which was then posted to the ICANN Financials page on 26 June 2012.

ICANN Proposal to Perform IANA Functions Now Posted

9 July 2012 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers posted a redacted version of its 31 May 2012 proposal to provide the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions.

Proposed Modifications to GNSO Operating Procedures

9 July 2012 | The Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Standing Committee on Improvements Implementation (SCI) has recommended adding a new section to the GNSO Operating Procedures outlining a procedure for a consent agenda as well as updating the GNSO Council Voting Results Table to bring it in line with the GNSO voting thresholds in the ICANN Bylaws which were recently updated as a result of the recent approval of the revised GNSO Policy Development Process (PDP).

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14 - 19 October 2012: 45th International Public ICANN Meeting - Toronto


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