ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 22 August 2014
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
22 August 2014 | On 14 August ICANN posted the Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance: Process and Next Steps. Since posting, we've received some questions that are compiled here together with items perhaps useful to be addressed for the community.
21 August 2014 | The webinar will provide a brief overview of the ICANN related sessions at the IGF in Istanbul from 1-5 September, and will provide an opportunity for members of the community to discuss collaboration opportunities.
21 August 2014 | The next face-to-face meeting of the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) will take place on 6 September 2014 following the Ninth Annual IGF Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.
21 August 2014 | The ICANN Board has directed that the report prepared by the Board Working Group on Nominating Committee (BWG-NomCom) relating to issues of size and composition be posted for public comment.
19 August 2014 | Four (4) Registry Services Evaluation Process (RSEP) requests were submitted by the registry operators listed below to allow the introduction of two-character domain names for the below TLDs. In total, the requests concern 4 New gTLDs.
19 August 2014 | As described in the 14 August 2014 posting of the Enhancing ICANN Accountability: Process and Next Steps, four respected individuals with backgrounds in academia, governmental relations, global insight, and the Affirmation of Commitments (AoC), will form the Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group.
18 August 2014 | You are invited to participate in an informal webinar about ICANN's participation in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on Friday, 22 August at 16:00 UTC.
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