Public Comment

Public Comment is a vital part of our multistakeholder model. It provides a mechanism for stakeholders to have their opinions and recommendations formally and publicly documented. It is an opportunity for the ICANN community to effect change and improve policies and operations.

Public Comment

ICANN org publishes information about Upcoming Proceedings, Open Proceedings, Submissions, and Summary Reports. You can also search and review Closed Proceedings. Proceedings are open for a minimum of 40 days with exceptions as documented in the ICANN Bylaws or ICANN community operational procedures. All dates and times are based on UTC, and Open Proceedings close at 23:59 UTC.

Open Proceedings

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Pending Reports

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Upcoming Proceedings


Initial Report of the Transfer Policy Review Policy Development Process

Mar 2023

Initial Report on the ccNSO PDP Review Mechanism

Dec 2022

Draft FY24-28 Operating & Financial Plan and Draft FY24 Operating Plan & Budget

Dec 2022

Second-Level Reference Label Generation Rule: Japanese, Korean, Myanmar

Dec 2022

Initial Report of EPDP on Internationalized Domain Names

Dec 2022

Closed Proceedings

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