ICANN Reviews are one of several important accountability mechanisms that help demonstrate how ICANN delivers on its commitments. There are many ways you can get involved and share your input to Reviews. Learn about the latest participation opportunities below.
Specific Reviews assess the performance of the ICANN organization in key areas pertaining to its core function and make recommendations to improve future performance. These reviews are led by community review teams.
- Help Shape the Future of the New gTLD Marketplace
The Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice (CCT) Review Team has published new sections of its draft report for public comment. The new sections include findings and recommendations related to Domain Name System (DNS) abuse and parking, and costs of the New gTLD Program to trademark holders.
Join the webinar on Monday, 18 December 2017 at 16:00 UTC to learn about the new sections, and visit the public comment page to share your input. The public comment period will close on 8 January 2018.
- Contribute to the Development of the Review Operating Standards
The draft ICANN Operating Standards for Specific Reviews documents standards and criteria that will guide how reviews are conducted. Visit the public comment page to share your input. The public comment period will close on 15 January 2018.
- Bookmark the new Specific Review wiki landing pages to stay up-to-date with news and opportunities to participate:
Organizational Reviews assess the extent to which ICANN's Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees fulfill their purpose and whether any change in structure or operations is needed to improve their effectiveness. These reviews are led by independent examiners.
- Input to the RSSAC2 Review
Do you have improvement ideas for the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC)? Interisle, the independent examiner conducing the second RSSAC Review, has published a short survey for community input, which will close on 20 December 2017. Take the survey here.
To learn more about ICANN Reviews visit: https://go.icann.org/2nyW3az.