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ICANN Publishes Phase1 Initial Report on the Internationalized Domain Names EPDP

24 April 2023

Today, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) opened a new Public Comment proceeding.

This Public Comment proceeding seeks input on the Phase 1 Initial Report on the Internationalized Domain Names Expedited Policy Development Process.

For more information and to participate in this proceeding, please visit this webpage.

Submissions Opening Date: Monday, 24 April 2023

Submissions Closing Date: Monday, 5 June 2023


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 nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.