Compliance Outreach Activities | 2021
For updates about ICANN Compliance Outreach activities since 2021, please refer to the descriptions in the monthly CEO Reports available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/compliance-reports-2023
Outreach activities in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa May 2021.
The Contractual Compliance Istanbul team conducted a training session for Ukrainian registrars in partnership with Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) team. The entire session and all Compliance materials were delivered in Russian language. Topics presented included requirements under the Temporary Specification/Interim Registration Data Policy (including, among others, Disclosure of gTLD Registration Data, Consent to Display Registration Data, providing full Registration data to UDRP providers), Abuse Reports Requirements, Audit Activities as well as ICANN's Contractual Compliance Approach and Process. Topics of high interest for registrars were UDRP, Abuse, and ICANN's role and scope. The participants were appreciative of the ability to freely interact, ask questions, share their comments, and review the materials in local language.
Contractual Compliance Istanbul team participated at the webinar organized by by the Istanbul Bilgi University in collaboration with ICANN on 20 May 2021. The goal of the webinar was to increase awareness of ICANN's Interim Registration Data Policy and Temporary Specification (The Specification) compliance, and Turkish local law requirements governed by Personal Data Protection Authority. The participants were from various entities with different backgrounds; including lawyers, IT staff, data protection attorneys and ICANN Accredited Registrars located in Turkey. During the webinar, high-interest topics were about Turkish local law data protection regulations, and ICANN's current requirements of the Specification, including Registration Data Directory Service (RDDS), Disclosure of gTLD Registration Data, Consent to Display Registration Data, UDRP and Data Retention. The local language (Turkish) was used during all conversation in order to better interact with the participants, and this was appreciated in the survey results which is placed before ending the webinar. In addition, the participants were mostly requested these outreaches to be continued and be dedicated to specific topics of interest.
Istanbul Compliance team attended Africa Engagement Forum and provided updated information about ICANN's Compliance function. The Africa Engagement Forum was dedicated to bringing the African community together and supporting their work within ICANN. The forum included active working groups and policy development processes for the Domain Name System (DNS), related to ICANN and its constituencies. It was also an opportunity for ICANN to have a dedicated platform to gather, follow-up, and coordinate the work being done with the regional community.
ICANN 70 Prep Week Webinar – 10 March 2021
Contractual Compliance participated in the ICANN 70 Prep Week by hosting a webinar and presenting a general update on 10 March 2021 regarding its activities since ICANN 69. You can find additional details regarding the ICANN 70 Prep Week and ICANN 70 Virtual Community Forum, in general, here.