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UPDATED: WEBINAR - Opportunities and Challenges to Keep up with the Internet of the Future - Everything You Need to Know About the ICANN Meeting in Singapore

5 March 2014

Updated: 10 March 2014

Date: Tuesday, 11 March 2014 Time: 04:00-05:00 UTC (time converter:

Please join ICANN Vice Presidents Yu-Chuang Kuek and Christopher Mondini for...

Publication of One World Trust Report on ICANN Accountability Benchmarks and Metrics

4 March 2014


One World Trust (OWT) has submitted an independent assessment and measurement recommendations to ICANN. OWT was contracted to assist with developing a means to measure ICANN's...

IRTP Part D PDP WG Initial Report Public Comment Opened

3 March 2014

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 3 March 2014 Categories/Tags: Policy Processes Purpose (Brief):

This Public Forum invites comments on the Initial Report on the IRTP Part D...

IDN Variant TLDs – LGR Procedure Implementation – Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 1 is Now Open for Public Comment

3 March 2014

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 3 March 2014 Categories/Tags: Internationalized Domain Names IDN IDN Variant TLD new gTLD Purpose (Brief):...

Ashwin Rangan to Join ICANN as New Chief Innovation and Information Officer

3 March 2014

Veteran business leader Ashwin Rangan has joined ICANN as its first Chief Innovation and Information Officer. Rangan assumes the new role on March 3, 2014 and will report directly to President and CEO...

WEBINAR: ICANN Strategy Panels – Draft Reports

28 February 2014

Join the Strategy Panel Chairs for an update and interactive discussion.

Date: Tuesday, 11 March 2014 Time: 15:00-16:30 UTC (time converter:

Vint Cerf, Nii Quaynor, Beth Noveck and Paul Mockapetris invite you to join them on...

Independent Report Maps Possible Way Forward in Mitigating Domain Name Collisions

26 February 2014

An independent report commissioned by ICANN, Mitigating the Risk of DNS Namespace Collisions, has offered a set of concrete recommendations on how to mitigate potential risks of domain name collisions.


Video: Details on the Globalization Advisory Groups

25 February 2014

On February 17, 2014, ICANN’s Board of Directors approved a resolution creating several Globalization Advisory Groups to support ICANN’s globalization efforts. In this...

Quick Look at Strategy Panel Recommendations - Provide Your Comments Today

25 February 2014

More than 40 diverse practitioners, subject matter experts and thought leaders have been working together since October 2013 as members of the ICANN Strategy Panels to support development of ICANN's...

ICANN Future Meetings Strategy

25 February 2014

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 25 February 2014 Categories/Tags: Participation Events/Conferences Purpose (Brief): The purpose of this document is to help guide the Community through a proposed new strategy for the...


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