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See attached Comments of ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) in pdf format.
The attached document reflects the comments of the GAC and is provided in lieu of the Public Comment Proceeding form.
The ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Pilot Holistic Review shared with the ICANN community for public comment on 30 August 2022. These comments address general aspects of the Draft Terms of Reference for Holistic Review Pilot document as well as other specific questions posed by the ICANN Board to help fashion the upcoming pilot review effort. The GAC appreciates the collective work of the Pilot Holistic Review Terms of Reference (ToR) Team and is encouraged to see this effort progressing. The GAC supports this progress and has several suggestions for specific edits or modifications to the Draft ToR document that are reflected in Section II of these comments.