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Enhancing Accountability Guidelines for Good Faith

7 March 2017

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Open Date: 7 March 2017 Close Date: 24 April 2017
Originating Organization: Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability)
  • Bylaws
  • Legal/Regulatory
  • Policy Development
  • Transparency/Accountability
Brief Overview:

This Public Comment seeks community input on the CCWG-Accountability Work Stream 2 draft recommendations [PDF, 596 KB] on Guidelines for standards of conduct presumed to be in good faith associated with exercising removal of individual Directors of the ICANN Board (Guidelines for Good Faith or GGF). These draft recommendations were developed by the CCWG-Accountability as required by the final report of the Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability, Work Stream 1).

The CCWG-Accountability reviewed these draft recommendations at its 22 February 2017 plenary meeting and approved their publication to gather public comments.

Following the public comment period the inputs will be analyzed by the CCWG-Accountability WS2 who will consider amending its recommendations in light of the comments received and will publish a report on the results of the public consultation. If significant changes are required as a result of the public consultation the CCWG-Accountability WS2 may opt to have a second public consultation on the amended recommendations. If there are no significant changes required, the CCWG-Accountability WS2 will forward the final recommendations on improving ICANN’s Transparency to its Chartering Organizations for approval and then to the ICANN Board for consideration and adoption.

Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/enhancing-accountability-guidelines-good-faith-2017-03-07-en