ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 6 March 2015
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
Fellowship Program Brings Global Voices Together at ICANN | Fellows Announced for ICANN 53 in Buenos Aires
6 March 2015 | 50 fellows from 35 countries have been selected to participate in ICANN's Fellowship program at the 53rd Public Meeting in Buenos Aires, 21-25 June 2015.
4 March 2015 | The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) has scheduled its thirteenth and fourteenth conference calls.
4 March 2015 | The GNSO Working Group Newcomer Open House Session returns on 12 March 2015 at 12:00 UTC and we are pleased to invite you to participate.
Nomination Period Extended For ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award | Award Targeted for ICANN 53 | Nominations Close 20 March 2015
3 March 2015 | On 10 December 2014 ICANN announced the opening of the nomination period for ICANN's 2015 Multistakeholder Ethos Award Program. The nomination period has been extended and will close on 20 March 2015.
3 March 2015 | After our first trial year, we are pleased to announce that the Newcomer Open House sessions will continue in 2015 with a number of improvements that are aimed at increasing participation, offering a more flexible agenda and encouraging further interaction during the sessions with the Community hosts and GNSO Policy Staff that are supporting these sessions.
2 March 2015 | Questions and Answers related to the reported security issue in the New gTLD Applicant and GDD portals, as noted in the announcements below, have been published at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/new-gtld-applicant-portal-qa-02mar15-en.pdf [PDF, 192 KB].
2 March 2015 | Three (3) Registry Services Evaluation Policy (RSEP) requests were submitted by the registry operators listed below to allow the release of country and territory names for the below TLDs. In total, the requests concern 3 New gTLDs.
2 March 2015 | Time is running out to put your name forward to join the team of global leadership, largely volunteers, who help the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) coordinate the policies and processes that shape the future of the Internet.
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