ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 27 June 2014
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
26 June 2014 | The Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) today issued its communiqué during ICANN's 50th public meeting in London.
ICANN and CATR Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Collaboration Between ICANN and Chinese Stakeholders | Closer Collaboration on Engagement Efforts in China
24 June 2014 | London, UK… ICANN and the China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to forge closer collaboration on engagement efforts in China.
CANN Signs Agreements with Qatar and Egypt Promoting the DNS Industry and IG Multi-stakeholder Approach in the Middle East and Africa | Establishment of a Regional DNS Entrepreneurship Center (DNS-EC)
23 June 2014 | London, UK… ICANN announced today the signing of two important agreements during the High-Level Government Meeting at ICANN's 50th Public Meeting in London. Attended by approximately 30 ministers from around the globe the signing showcases ICANN's continued regional engagement amongst different stakeholders, in promoting the DNS industry and the Internet governance multistakeholder approach nationally, regionally and globally.
Largest Ever ICANN Meeting Convenes in London | Affirmation of Multistakeholder Model for Internet Governance by World Leaders
23 June 2014 | More than 3,300 people from around the world have registered for ICANN's 50th meeting in London, making it the largest in the organization's history.
ICANN 50 Update: Press Conference Time Change | Opening Press Conference of ICANN's 50th Public Meeting in London Moved to 12:30 BST
23 June 2014 | Journalists attending ICANN's 50th Public Meeting in London are advised that the Opening Press Conference has been moved 12:30 BST.
23 June 2014 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") has appointed Westlake Governance Limited ("Westlake Governance") to conduct an independent review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization ("GNSO"). This review is part of ICANN's commitment to continuous improvement, accountability and transparency.
23 June 2014 | The Evaluation Committee for the pilot ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award Program selected longtime community member Avri Doria as the award's first recipient. She receives the award in recognition of her multiple roles in ICANN (such as ATRT2, the ICANN academy and being an active participant in many working groups).
22 June 2014 | ICANN's Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) continues to make progress on its restructuring efforts. The ICANN RSSAC is currently working on two documents with draft titles "Service Expectations of DNS Root Name Servers" and "RSSAC Recommendation on Measurements of the Root Server System".
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