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Draft ICANN FY25 Plans

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Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - Policy staff in support of the At-Large Community, At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC)
12 February 2024

Submission Summary:

Please find attached (PDF) the ALAC Statement on Draft ICANN FY25 Plans.

Ratification information is included on the cover page.


Kind Regards,


ICANN Policy Staff in support of the At-Large Community

Website: atlarge.icann.org 

Facebook: facebook.com/icannatlarge

Twitter: @ICANNAtLarge


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - ICANN Business Constituency (BC)
12 February 2024

Submission Summary:

The BC is in general agreement of the funding and expense scenarios laid out for the draft Operating and Financial Plans for FY25-29 and FY25. We understand that the multi-year proposal is at a high level and will be continually monitoring throughout each fiscal year and that annual public comment requirements will allow for input from the community.

BC wishes to focus our comments on a number of matters presented during review of the D...


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - (RySG), Registries Stakeholder Group
12 February 2024

Submission Summary:

The Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) provides comments on the ICANN’s FY25 Plans documentation and process, additional budget requests, and individual projects and budget items of concern to the RySG.


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC)
12 February 2024

Submission Summary:

The GAC is pleased to acknowledge the apparent careful coordination within and between both the Draft ICANN FY25–29 Operating and Financial Plan (hereinafter Draft FY25-29 O&FP - https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/draft-op-financial-fy25-29-opplan-fy25-2023-en.pdf) and the Draft ICANN FY25 Operating Plan and Budget (hereinafter Draft FY25 Budget - https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/draft-budget-fy25-2023-en.pdf). The draf...


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - Napwora, Elvira
11 February 2024

Submission Summary:

The initiative to Evolve and Strengthen the Multistakeholder Model to Facilitate Diverse and Inclusive Participation in Policymaking is pivotal in light of the prevailing lack of awareness regarding ICANN's delicate mission, mandate, and participation model. Efforts within this initiative should focus on delineating endeavours and policy projects aimed at augmenting global representation and participation. By doing so, ICANN can bolster the mu...


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - Shabbir, Muhammad
10 February 2024

Submission Summary:

The submission highlights a critical gap in the Draft ICANN FY25–29 Operating and Financial Plan regarding accessibility for people with disabilities. It emphasizes the importance of incorporating accessibility measures into ICANN's operations over the next five years, including making content, meetings, and processes accessible to individuals with disabilities. By prioritizing accessibility, ICANN can better serve the public interest and ensu...


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - ccNSO Strategic and Operating Planning Committee (SOPC)
09 February 2024

Submission Summary:

The ccNSO Strategic and Operational Planning Committee (SOPC) welcomed the opportunity to comment on ICANN's draft FY25 Plans.

The SOPC is pleased to note that we have seen a steady improvement in the budget process over the past years. 

As we cannot highlight individual comments in the Summary, it is necessary to read the attachment with all the consolidated comments of the SOPC.


On behalf of the Committee,


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - Akbar, Warith
02 February 2024

Submission Summary:

Org data archives has been illegally claimed by unknown hacker group . As well my organization data a client base is solo entity. Meaning I've been working alone in my apartment since 2002 . 85 % of my work is done from a cell phone because my knowledge of PC is based on the first computer metrics. Meaning technology have been e advanced past my knowledge and a cell phone is a next generation jump to uncovering new techniques and abilities not...


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - Diaz Silva, Ruben
16 December 2023

Submission Summary:

I suggest adding a twelfth initiative; to intensively disseminate ICANN's mission and evolving governance among various groups.

I suggest operationalizing this strategy by initiating discussions within the technology realm where governance systems are needed. This involves applying ICANN's participatory architecture in various areas like Artificial Intelligence ethics, global electronic payment systems, CRISPR Ethics, and universal acces...


Draft ICANN FY25 Plans Submission - AMESSINOU, kossi
12 December 2023

Submission Summary:

Marginalize women coming from developing countries should be help because they are victim of many discrimination such gender discrimination and also language barrier. NGO Women Be Free call for the promotion of women in technology and digital ecosystem now. Technology and digital can provide more change in their daily challenge. Capacity building is important for them. Grant program can take this remark into consideration.