ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 19 July 2013
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
18 July 2013 | The Governmental Advisory Committee meeting at ICANN 47 in Durban, South Africa has issued its Durban Communique’.
15 July 2013 | The Board Structural Improvements Committee (SIC) is considering recommending to the ICANN Board of Directors that the review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO), which is mandated by ICANN Bylaws Article IV, Section 4, be postponed and that a new schedule for the review be established within the next 6 months.
ICANN's Durban Meeting Kicks Off with Signing of New Registrar and Registry Agreements [PDF, 159 KB]
15 July 2013 | Durban, South Africa… The first group of Internet Registries and Registrars has signed new agreements with ICANN, bringing new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) into the home stretch of going live online.
15 July 2013 | During today's opening ceremony of ICANN 47 in Durban, South Africa, President and CEO Fadi Chehadé announced the creation of five new ICANN Strategy Panels that will serve as an integral part of a framework for cross-community dialogue on strategic matters.
Affirmation of Commitments Accountability and Transparency Review: Independent Expert – Request for Proposals – Extension of Deadline
13 July 2013 | As part of its review effort, the ATRT 2 issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) on 2 July 2013 in order to appoint an independent expert.
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