ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 16 March 2012
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
Board–GAC Working Group Announces Implementation of ATRT Recommendations on GAC Advice and GAC Advice Register
16 March 2012 | At the ICANN 43 Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, the Board-GAC Recommendation Implementation Working Group (BGRI-WG) met to review efforts to implement the Accountability and Transparency Review Team's (ATRT) GAC-related recommendations.
16 March 2012 | In response to comments made by participants at the ICANN public meeting in Costa Rica, ICANN has extended this public comment period for 21 days until 8 April 2012.
16 March 2012 | ITEMS International, a consultancy engaged by the NRO to undertake an independent review of the ASO, has delivered its final report.
15 March 2012 | The SSR Review Team is publishing its Draft Report and Recommendations for public comment to inform the Review Team's work in producing a Final Report.
14 March 2012 | A Global Policy Proposal has been received for ratification by the ICANN Board. Comments are invited to inform the ICANN Board prior to the its decision.
13 March 2012 | ICANN announced today that it signed an Accountability Framework with the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) manager for .CW (Curacao), Universiteit van de Nederlandse Antillen (UNA), on 12 March 2012.
Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla Says The Internet is a Source of Hope, Not a Threat [PDF, 286 KB]12 March 2012 | San José, Costa Rica… Addressing the ICANN Public Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica's 49th President, Laura Chinchilla said, "The Internet is the hope of an integrated world without frontiers, a common world without controlling owners, a world of opportunities and equality. This is a utopia that we have been dreaming about and is a world in which each and every one of us are protagonists of a destiny that we have in our hands."
ICANN Board Conflicts of Interest Review - Revised Conflicts of Interest Policy and Related Governance Documents
11 March 2012 | ICANN is opening this public comment forum to receive comment on revisions to the Board Conflicts of Interest Policy, Code of Conduct and Expected Standards of Behavior as well as a proposed Corporate Governance Guidelines prepared as part of ICANN's ongoing review of its Conflicts of Interest and Ethics practices.
11 March 2012 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is seeking expressions of interest to serve on a committee of independent experts to review ICANN's Accountability Mechanisms.
10 March 2012 | Costa Rica's 49th President, Laura Chinchilla, will address the opening session of ICANN's public meeting when it convenes in San Jose on Monday, 12 March.
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