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The IPC supports proceeding with a holistic review provided the Draft Terms of Reference are substantially revised. The current draft is inaccessible to most readers as it uses too much ICANN jargon, is overly complex and raises questions as to the precise purpose of the review. IPC recommends that the 2002 holistic review be used as a benchmark for a new review. Further, we recommend ICANN not delay implementation of recommendations from o...
We welcome the work of ICANN on releasing the document in line with Workstream 2 Recommendations on ICANN Transparency. Our analysis shows that, primarily, the document is a good first step but has fundamental gaps in ensuring the full implementation of Section 27.2 of the ICANN Bylaws (on Human Rights) and other Bylaws that have an impact on human rights.
CCWP-HR therefore implores ICANN to consider the recommendations below, which woul...
The ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Pilot Holistic Review shared with the ICANN community for public comment on 30 August 2022. These comments address general aspects of the Draft Terms of Reference for Holistic Review Pilot document as well as other specific questions posed by the ICANN Board to help fashion the upcoming pilot review effort. The G...
The Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback regarding the Pilot Holistic Review Draft Terms of Reference. The RrSG would like to thank ICANN org staff for their considerable work involved in preparing these draft terms of reference. The RrSG provides some additional comments in the attachment.
AFNIC Public Comment on Pilot Holistic Review Draft Terms of Reference. 10 November 2022
Afnic recognize the importance of this holistic review and supports the proposal.
The RySG cannot support the Pilot Holistic Review Terms of Reference until fundamental concerns are first addressed by the ICANN Board and staff. The RySG believes that the proposed approach is anything but clear. We do not understand the motivations of the ICANN Board and staff for apparently glossing over important procedural steps for such potentially impactful policy work.
The RySG notes that moving directly to...
The ICANN Business Constituency (BC) appreciates the work that went into developing a way to implement what we regard as an important recommendation of the ATRT3: to ensure accountability of the SO/ACs and consider structural changes to improve representation of community views.
It is critical that the scope of the Terms of Reference for the Holistic Review be sufficiently broad to include the restructuring of Board seats and of the GNSO...
Finally, this contribution is intended to present troubling examples that have been cited above, so that there is good work on the part of ICANN teams.
The ccNSO Council believes the proposed scope and structure of the PHR are lacking in clarity and are too broad and the work items to be undertaken are too dependent on other initiatives.
Without a careful review of the scope and structure and without broad support from the various community groups, the starting conditions for the Pilot are sub-optimal.
The ccNSO Council’s view is that ...
The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and the At-Large community are clear on the purpose and potential of recommendation 3.5 from the Third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3). As with other recommendations made by ATRT3, this recommendation is fully supported, as outlined in the January 2020 ALAC statement.
The ALAC and At-Large community strongly endorse the principle of a regularized Holistic Review ...
This correspondence provides comments from the ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Holistic Review Pilot.
1. the review must be performed including as reviewers parties designated by processes independent of all SO's and AC's. The vetting process through the SO's and AC's in the recent years (since it was instituted) has given rise to more insidership than ever and this in turn has weakened the reviews to the point of making some of them unworkable. The Board must be at freedom to designate external members.
2. The paragraph on "consid...
totally in favor of the Holistic review concept as well a to initiate the Holistic Review Pilot.
suggested to all to attend next webinar - october 11, 20UTC.
thanks for the opportunity to comment.