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ICANN Announces Regional Outreach Meeting 1-3 April 2008 in Dubai, UAE

21 February 2008

ICANN is holding the second of two regional outreach meetings planned for FY07-08. The first meeting of these meetings was held in Taipei 19-21 October 2007.

This second regional meeting will be held in Dubai from 1 to 3 April 2008 in Dubai. The meeting is for policy makers, managers of country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) and Internet businesses in this region. The agenda for the meeting is designed to address three main themes: a broad introduction to the ICANN multi-stakeholder model; challenges and opportunities in the registry and registrar businesses; and an introduction and discussion of internationalized domain names. ICANN staff is coordinating with regional organizations (including APTLD) regarding participation.

This outreach activity is part of the ICANN Strategic Plan.

More information about the meeting in Dubai is available on our website at: http://meetings.icann.org/dubai08.