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ICANN Announces Calls-to-Action for Community Participation in ICANN Reviews

2 May 2018

LOS ANGELES – 02 May 2018 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has several calls-to-action for community participation in ICANN reviews below. ICANN reviews are important accountability mechanisms that need community input to help ICANN deliver on its commitments.

Public Comment on Draft Final Report of the NomCom2 Review

  • Comment on the Draft Final Report of the second review of the Nominating Committee (NomCom) to help inform the final recommendations of the independent examiner. Close date: 7 May 2018 at 23:59 UTC.

Public Comment on Draft Final Report of the RSSAC2 Review

  • Comment on the Draft Final Report of the second review of the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC2). Close date: 10 June 2018 at 23:59, UTC. Join the webinar on 9 May 2018 at 20:00 UTC for a presentation of the Draft Final Report and an opportunity to ask questions.

SSAC2 Review Survey

  • Do you have experience with the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) or suggestions to improve it? Take the SSAC2 Review survey to share your input. Close Date: 18 May 2018 at 23:59 UTC.

Request for Proposals to Conduct the ccNSO2 Review

  • Please share this RFP to help ICANN seek candidates to conduct an independent assessment of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO). Close Date: 24 May2018 at 23:59 UTC.

Visit the Review Status Update Table for the latest status on all active Specific and Organizational Reviews.


ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address into your computer or other device – a name or a number. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation and a community with participants from all over the world.