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Proposed Implementation of GNSO Consensus Policy Recommendations for the Protection of IGO&INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs

17 May 2017

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Open Date: 17 May 2017 Close Date: 10 July 2017
Originating Organization: Global Domains Division
  • Top-Level Domains
  • Second-Level Domains
  • Contracted Party Agreements
  • Policy Development
Brief Overview: This public comment forum is intended to gather community feedback on the proposed implementation of consensus policy recommendations governing the protection of identifiers for International Governmental Organizations (IGOs) and International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) in all generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs). Specifically, this proposed implementation is limited to those Consensus Policy recommendations adopted by the ICANN Board on 30 April 2014, which were not inconsistent with the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) advice received on the topic. These recommendations relate to protection at the top- and second-level for certain specific names of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement (RCRC), the International Olympic Committee (IOC), certain IGOs, and INGOs. This implementation does not address Red Cross or IGO acronyms, which are under discussion by the ICANN Board, the GAC, and the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO).
Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/igo-ingo-protection-2017-05-17-en