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Fellowship Application Round Opens for ICANN 50 in London

3 January 2014

PLEASE NOTE: For those individuals who have applied previously, you will need to reset your password due to upgrades in our application system; apologies for the inconvenience.

What is the Fellowship Program?

The Fellowship Program has demonstrated success in its mission to build capacity in the...

Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from Dynamic Dolphin, Inc. to BigRock Solutions Ltd.

24 December 2013

ICANN has authorized the bulk transfer of gTLD domain names from Dynamic Dolphin, Inc. to BigRock Solutions Ltd. due to compliance actions taken by ICANN...

Beta Testing for Automated Registrar Onboarding System (AROS) to Begin in January 2014

24 December 2013

In an effort to prepare for the upcoming launch of a new Registry/Registrar accreditation tool, ICANN is inviting Registries and Registrars to participate in a Beta Test session of Automated Registrar Onboarding System (AROS). This session will allow users to explore the...

ICANN Publishes Quarterly Financial Report (Q1) for Fiscal Year 2014

24 December 2013

ICANN achieves another milestone in its financial accountability and transparency, with the publication for the first time of its quarterly financial statements report. You can click here [PDF, 813 KB] to look...

Fellowship Program Brings Global Voices Together at ICANN | Fellows Announced for Singapore Meeting

23 December 2013

42 fellows from 31 countries have been selected to participate in ICANN's Fellowship program at the 49th Public Meeting in Singapore, 23-27 March 2014. Fifteen of the fellows are alumni from at least one of the past 20 programs, 23 are first-time attendees to an...

ICANN Publishes Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013

18 December 2013

The 2013 Annual Report for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been published online today.

The report highlights the organization's achievements and progress from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013, including:


New gTLD Auction Rules

17 December 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 17 December 2013 Categories/Tags: New gTLD Auctions Purpose (Brief): To gather community input regarding the detailed rules and processes for Auctions to...

The At-Large Community Seeks Expressions of Interest for Candidates for Post of ICANN Board Seat

16 December 2013

A call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) is now open through December 26, 2013. This Call for EoIs is part of the process through which the user community within ICANN will appoint one voting member of the ...

High-Level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms Convenes in London

13 December 2013

LONDON – The Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms—a diverse group of global stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations—held their first meeting in London to discuss global Internet cooperation and governance mechanisms...

ICANN 49 Registration Now Open

12 December 2013

Registration is now open for ICANN's 49th Public Meeting to be held in Singapore from 23-27 March 2014. The meeting site will be the Raffles City Convention Centre. To register, please visit


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