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Last Call: Nominations for the ICANN Community Excellence Award

21 March 2023

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that the nomination period for the ICANN Community Excellence Award will close on 28 March 2023 23:59 UTC. Winners will be announced at ICANN77 in Washington, D.C., USA.

Launched in 2014, the ICANN Community Excellence Award recognizes ICANN community members who have deeply invested in consensus-based solutions and contributed substantively to the ICANN multistakeholder model. Nominations for the 2023 ICANN Community Excellence Award opened in December 2022.

Please submit your nominations via the Nomination Form including detailed information outlining why the nominee meets the award criteria. Self-nominations will not be considered. Any additional information in support of nominations or questions about the award process may be submitted via email to excellenceaward2023@icann.org.

For more information, please refer to the ICANN Community Wiki.


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.