Public Comment

Public Comment is a vital part of our multistakeholder model. It provides a mechanism for stakeholders to have their opinions and recommendations formally and publicly documented. It is an opportunity for the ICANN community to effect change and improve policies and operations.

Draft FY11 Community Travel Support Guidelines

Open: 8 April 2010
Closed: 7 May 2010

Explanation/Background: A public comment period has opened today for 30 days on the topic of community travel support to ICANN meetings.

In addition to Board members and staff attending ICANN international meetings, about 100 members of the ICANN community receive travel support. The travel guidelines specific how community members are selected to receive travel support. The budget impacts on ICANN of community travel support amount to nearly $1.5 million. Community members are invited to provide feedback on the proposed FY11 Travel guidelines. The proposed guidelines are here: [PDF, 212 KB]

The public comment period will close on 7 May 2010. If you wish to send in a comment, email All comments can be viewed at

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Travel Guidelines, travel summaries, and travel reports:

Staff member responsible: Kevin Wilson

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