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|Forum Announcement:||Comment Period Opens on||Date:||6 September 2014|
Due to both the critical crossroad ICANN is at now and the considerable work that needs to be done to achieve the anticipated IANA Functions Stewardship Transition, ICANN has launched a 21-day Public Comment period starting 6 September 2014, to consider the Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Process posted on 14 August, in conjunction with the stewardship transition.
The decision to post this comment period is based on 3 factors:
The Enhancing ICANN Accountability mechanisms will remain operational through this comment period but will not address the substantive issues of enhancing ICANN accountability in the absence of the U.S. Government contract until the end of the 21-day public comment period. Any changes to the process structure instituted following the 21-day public comment period will be implemented accordingly.
Your participation is important.
In light of the opening of this public comment period, the first meeting of the Cross Community Group, announced for 15 September 2014, will proceed as an informational call. No chartering or Coordination Group selection will occur during the informational session.
|Public Comment Box Link:||https://www.icann.org/public-comments/enhancing-accountability-2014-09-05-en|