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.

Community Input on Draft 2012-2015 Strategic Plan

Comment Period Important Information Links
Open Date: 3 October 2011
Close Date: 17 November 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 this year's amendment to last year's plan.
Current Status:

There are many elements that have contributed to this year's draft of the Strategic Plan, including; consultations at the ICANN meeting in Singapore, feedback from the recent public comment forum, ongoing review and input from Staff and Board, ATRT Recommendations report, and phone consultations with the various SO/ACs.

Here are the Clean [PDF, 865 KB] and Redline [PDF, 934 KB] versions of the Draft 2012-2015 Strategic Plan.

Next Steps:

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

  1. Conduct SO/AC consultations in Dakar
  2. Continue to review and incorporate Community feedback
  3. Update the Draft Strategic Plan
  4. Post 2012-2015 Strategic Plan for Board consideration and approval

See 2012-2015 Strategic Plan Draft Development Timeline above.

Staff Contact: Carole Cornell, Senior Director Project Management Office Email: