LOS ANGELES – 19 March 2018 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has issued a call for nominations from the Supporting Organizations (SOs) and Advisory Committees (ACs) for the Community Onboarding Pilot (COP) Program at ICANN62. The COP seeks to improve ICANN community newcomer engagement and retention rates through mentorship, knowledge, and experience sharing. Nominations are due no later than Monday, 16 April 2018, 23:59 UTC. Additional details can be found here.
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 – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. 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 with a community of participants from all over the world.