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At-Large Draft Report for Public Comment: Announcement

2 February 2017

Provide your public comment [PDF, 1.43 MB] on the Draft Report [PDF, 2.3 MB] issued by ITEMS International (ITEMS) on the Review of the At-Large.

The At-Large is the community of individual internet users who participate in the policy development work of ICANN and provide policy advice to the ICANN Board. Currently, more than 160 groups representing the views of individual Internet users are active throughout the world. At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is responsible for considering and providing advice on the activities of ICANN.

The criteria for the Review was developed in collaboration with the At-Large Review Working Party and focuses on At-Large Community components (ALAC, RALOs and ALSes) to assess the following:

Fulfilment of mission; adherence to Policies and Procedures, and organizational support; accountability and transparency to the public; membership processes and participation; communication; governance and management, effectiveness of execution; evaluation and measurement of outcomes; effectiveness of implementation of prior review recommendations.

View the Report:

This second At-Large Review started in May 2016. For this Draft Report, ITEMS has reviewed the At-Large community over the past nine months. The Report is based on over 100 face-to-face interviews, the analysis of 242 online survey responses, and the review of relevant documents. In addition, ITEMS has attended ICANN56 and ICANN57, interacting with the community and observing At-Large meetings, discussions, and procedures. Find the At-Large Draft Report here [PDF, 2.3 MB].

Share your Public Comment:

Provide your public comment via the Public Comment Feedback Form [PDF, 1.43 MB].

Following the review of public comments, ITEMS will provide a Final Report to be presented, together with the At-Large Review Working Party's Feasibility Assessment, to the ICANN Board's Organizational Effectiveness Committee for its consideration.

For more information, visit the At-Large Review wiki.