Public Comment Opportunities
Public Comment is a vital process in the core work of ICANN. It offers all stakeholders an opportunity to provide input and feedback. Participate in current community discussions, review past work and browse upcoming topics.
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Proposed Implementation of GNSO Consensus Policy Recommendations for the Protection of IGO&INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .PIONEER, .FUJITSU, .OBI, .SHARP, .TOYOTA, and .LEXUS TLDs
Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations for New gTLDs
Proposed Fundamentals Bylaws Changes to Move the Board Governance Committee's Reconsideration Process Responsibilities to Another Board Committee
Interim Paper Cross-Community Working Group on Use of Names of Countries and Territories as Top Level Domains
In order to keep the community informed about future public comments proceedings, this page provides high-level descriptions for topics that are under consideration with links to relevant documents that can provide more context where applicable. The topics and dates presented are offered as informed predictions of when certain proceedings are expected to open, but should not be relied upon as specific date announcements.
How Public Comment Works
Public comment proceedings feature proposals initiated by a working group or department. Click on a proceeding to learn more about the issue and note key dates in the process.
Submissions and Transparency
Submitting comments requires adherence to the ICANN Expected Standards of Behavior and is subject to the ICANN Terms of Service. All comments and email addresses are captured and displayed in the archive for each proceeding and are visible by the public. Please contact the proceeding facilitator for other submission options.
Summary Report Inquiry
If you believe an error has been made in a public comment summary report, please send an email to
email@example.com identifying the proceeding, explaining the nature of the error, and recommending an appropriate remedy.