Purpose: The purpose of this Public Comment proceeding is to seek input from the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) ICANN community on the draft document for the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025.
Current Status: The draft strategy has been agreed upon by the LAC Strategy Council, and is now open for Public Comment.
Next Steps: Comments submitted will be discussed and assessed amongst the LAC Strategy Council. Relevant comments will be added when developing the final strategy document. Once the final strategy document is ready an Action Plan will be developed.
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Section I: Description and Explanation
The LAC Strategy Council under the support of the Global Stakeholder Engagement team for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC GSE) have develop a new Regional Strategic Plan in line with ICANN's 2021-2025 Strategic Plan.
The LAC Strategy Council identified four of the five strategic focus areas set forth in ICANN's Strategic Plan to be of relevance to the LAC region:
- Security of the DNS
- ICANN's Multistakeholder Model
- Unique Identifier Systems
- Regional Geopolitics
Under each key area of interest, there is a set of goals that are of relevance to the LAC Region, which were adjusted to fit the needs and demands of the region. The LAC Strategy Council then identified targeted outcomes and actions for each key area of interest.
In executing this Regional Strategic Plan an Action Plan will be developed.
Section II: Background
In an effort to align ICANN's latest global Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025 with regional needs and demands, the LAC Strategic Council with support of the Global Stakeholder Engagement team for the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC GSE) developed a new engagement regional strategic Plan.
Members of the LAC Strategic Council were ask to participate in a Trends identification exercise, each member had to identify regional trends, risks, and suggest actions for each of the focus areas of ICANN's new Strategic Plan 2021-2025, that helped determine the Key Areas of Interest of the Regional Strategic Plan aligned with ICANN's new Strategic Plan.
The LAC Strategy Council also identified a subset of objectives for each Key Area of Interest, adapting them to fit the needs and demands of the region. Followed by identification of targeted actions for each of those objectives.
Section III: Relevant Resources
LAC Regional Strategic Plan FY2021- 2025:
Previous Regional Strategies: