ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 10 August 2007
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
10 August 2007 | GNSO Council recently resolved to form an ad hoc group for further fact-finding on the effects of this practice.
10 August 2007 | The launch of a public consultation on a key report from ICANN's Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO).
9 August 2007 | Review all of the issues in the consultation phase and provide comments with a new public comment page on the ICANN website.
6 August 2007 | ICANN has finalized the procedures describing how IANA will manage the insertion, administration and removal of internationalized top- level domains in the root zone for the upcoming evaluation.
ICANN in the News
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6 August 2007 | ICANN continued its ongoing outreach efforts last week with two announcements: the establishment of an ICANN online magazine and the expansion of a pilot fellowship program oriented towards those from countries relatively underrepresented in the ICANN processes.
ICANN Featured Individual: Jacob Malthouse, Regional Liaison Canada and the Caribbean
Jacob Malthouse is Liaison for the Caribbean and Canada at ICANN Global Partnerships.
From 2003-2005 Jacob was Head of Investment for the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI). At UNEP FI he was responsible for coordinating one of the largest ever global studies of the financial materiality of environmental, social and governance Issues. The Materiality project involved twenty-one firms and produced more than 800 pages of broker research.
Following the launch of the materiality project Jacob co-founded and was a principle architect of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. The UN PRI is now endorsed by more than six trillion US dollars in assets.
Prior to UNEP FI Jacob held positions with the Global Environmental Change and Human Security Project, the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, and the Regional District of Comox-Strathcona. He was also foreman for a rural development project in Guyana, South America.
Jacob holds an BA in Geography and Economics from the University of Victoria. He is originally from Vancouver Island and is currently based in Los Angeles.
29 August - 7 September 2007 - APNIC 24 - New Delhi, India
29 August - 7 September 2007 - SANOG 10 - New Delhi, India
23 - 28 September 2007 - AfriNIC 7 - Durban, South Africa
17-19 October 2007 - ARIN XX - Albuquerque, NM, USA
22-26 October 2007 - RIPE 55 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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