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.

Request for Community Input on Formulation of 2012-2015 Strategic Plan

Comment Period Important Information Links
Open Date: 29 July 2011
Close Date: 29 August 2011 Public Comment Announcement To Submit Your Comments (Forum Closed)
Time (UTC): 23:59 View Comments Submitted Report of Public Comments
Originating Organization: ICANN
Purpose: As part of the strategic planning process each year and per the 2012-2015 Strategic Plan Draft Development Timeline, ICANN is seeking public comment on a framework that has been structured to assist in soliciting Community feedback.

Current Status:

ICANN is seeking public comment on a framework that has been structured to assist in obtaining Community feedback.

# Strategic Plan key areas for your comments:
(to include input on Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats)
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1. Policy development process (including Whois and IDNs) Comment View
2. Multi-stakeholder model  (including new stakeholders, balancing of input) Comment View
3. Globalization/Internationalization of ICANN (including the role of governments) Comment View
4. Underdeveloped nation participation (including how to increase participation) Comment View
5. DNS stability, security and resiliency (including DNNSEC adoption and RPKI  deployment) Comment View
6. Introducing more competition, building consumer trust and choice (including a stable launch of a timely, predictable, reliable new gTLD process) Comment View
7. Strategic metrics (to measure performance and ensure project goals are aligned with strategic objectives) Comment View
8. General comments on Strategic Plan Comment View
Next Steps:

ICANN will undertake the following steps in developing the Draft 2012-2015 Strategic Plan:

  1. Review Community feedback
  2. Post Draft Strategic Plan
  3. Conduct SO/AC consultations
  4. See 2012-2015 Strategic Plan Draft Development Timeline above
Staff Contact: Carole Cornell, Senior Director Project Management Office Email: