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.

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Upcoming Proceedings


Phase 1 Initial Report of EPDP on Internationalized Domain Names

Apr 2023

Initial Report: ccNSO Policy Development Process on the Selection of IDN ccTLDs

Mar 2023

Initial Report of the Transfer Policy Review Policy Development Process

Mar 2023

NomComRIWG Proposed Changes to Bylaws and Standing Committee Charter

Jan 2023

NCAP Study 2 Draft Report

Jan 2023

Closed Proceedings

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