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Date Correspondence Sender Affiliation Issue Related Correspondence
15 February 2019 Letter from Cyrus Namazi to Wang Wei et al. [Published 15 February 2019] Vice President, Global Domains Division | ICANN Root Zone LGR Generation Panels 25 Jan 2019 Letter from Wang Wei et al. to Göran Marby [Published 25 January 2019]
06 February 2019 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Maureen Hilyard [Published 07 February 2019] Chair | ICANN Board Enabling Inclusive, Informed and Meaningful Participation at ICANN 12 Dec 2019 Letter from Maureen Hilyard to Cherine Chalaby [Published 14 December 2018]
04 February 2019 Letter from Reg Levy to Maguy Serad [Published 07 February 2019] Director, Compliance | Tucows, Inc. ICANN Contractual Compliance and Tucows' Change of Registrant (COR) Process  
04 February 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to Keith Drazek [Published 04 February 2019] President & CEO | ICANN Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) for gTLD Registration Data

10 Jan 2019 Letter from Keith Drazek, Pam Little, Rafik Dammak to ICANN Board [Published 11 January 2019]

14 Nov 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Keith Drazek [Published 14 November 2018]

01 February 2019 Letter from Nick Wood to Cherine Chalaby [Published 06 February 2019] Vice Chair | MARQUES ICANN's Review of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)  
28 January 2019 Letter from Alexandra Moreira Lopez to Manal Ismail [Published 31January 2019] Secretary General | Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) New gTLD Applications for .AMAZON

27 Jan. 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to Manal Ismail [Published 28 January 2019]

18 Dec. 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Manal Ismail [Published 19 December 2018]

18 Dec. 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to HE Jacqueline Mendoza [Published 18 December 2018]

7 Dec. 2018 Letter from HE Jacqualine Mendoza to ICANNBoard [Published 12 December 2018]

3 Dec. 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to HE Jacqualine Mendoza [Published 3 December 2018]

GAC Communiqué – Barcelona, Spain [Published 25 October 2018]

27 January 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to Manal Ismail [Published 28 January 2019] President & CEO | ICANN Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization - Reconsideration Request

18 Dec. 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Manal Ismail [Published 19 December 2018]

18 Dec. 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to HE Jacqueline Mendoza [Published 18 December 2018]

7 Dec. 2018 Letter from HE Jacqualine Mendoza to ICANN Board [Published 12 December 2018]

3 Dec. 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to HE Jacqualine Mendoza [Published 3 December 2018]

27 January 2019 Letter from Cyrus Namazi to Graeme Bunton [Published 28 January 2019] Vice President, Global Domains Division | ICANN ICANN Contractual Compliance Data Processing Activities and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

25 Jan 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to William Debeuckelaere [Published 25 January 2019]

15 Jan 2019 Letter from William Debeuckelaere to Göran Marby [Published 25 January 2019]

06 Dec 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Helen Dixon and Willem Debeuckelaere [Published 06 December 2018]

25 January 2019 Letter from Wang Wei et al. to Göran Marby [Published 25 January 2019]

Chinese Generation Panel (CGP)

Japanese Generation Panel (JGP)

Korean Generation Panel (KGP)

Root Zone LGR Generation Panels 15 Feb 2019 Letter from Cyrus Namazi to Wang Wei et al. [Published 15 February 2019]
25 January 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to William Debeuckelaere [Published 25 January 2019] President & CEO | ICANN ICANN Contractual Compliance Data Processing Activities and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

27 Jan 2019 Letter from Cyrus Namazi to Graeme Bunton [Published 28 January 2019]

15 Jan 2019 Letter from William Debeuckelaere to Göran Marby [Published 25 January 2019]

06 Dec 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Helen Dixon and Willem Debeuckelaere [Published 06 December 2018]

25 January 2019 Letter from Russ Weinstein to John McCabe [Published 26 January 2019] Director, Registry Services and Engagement | ICANN ICANN Registry Fee Reduction 22 Nov. 2019 Letter from John McCabe to ICANN [Published 3 December 2018]
24 January 2019 Letter from Donna Austin et al. to Cherine Chalaby and Göran Marby [Published 06 February 2019] Vice Chair | GNSO Council CSC Effectiveness Review Progress  
22 January 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to Manal Ismail [Published 22 January 2019] President & CEO | ICANN Release of Two-Character ASCII Labels at the Second Level

22 Jan. 2019 Two-Character ASCII Labels Historical Overview

22 Jan. 2019 Two-Character ASCII Labels Memo on Implementation

15 January 2019 Letter from William Debeuckelaere to Göran Marby [Published 25 January 2019] President | Belgium Data Protection Authority ICANN Contractual Compliance Data Processing Activities and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

27 Jan 2019 Letter from Cyrus Namazi to Graeme Bunton [Published 28 January 2019]

25 Jan 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to William Debeuckelaere [Published 25 January 2019]

06 Dec 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Helen Dixon and Willem Debeuckelaere [Published 06 December 2018]

11 January 2019 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Keith Drazek, Pam Little, and Rafik Dammak [Published 14 January 2019] Chair | ICANN Board GNSO Comments on GAC Advice

21 Dec. 2018 Letter from Keith Drazek, Pam Little, and Rafik Dammak to ICANN Board [Published 21 December 2018]

25 Oct. 2018 GAC Communiqué – Barcelona, Spain [Published 25 October 2018]

10 January 2019 Letter from Keith Drazek, Pam Little, Rafik Dammak to ICANN Board [Published 11 January 2019] Chair & Vice Chairs | GNSO Council Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) for gTLD Registration Data

04 Feb. 19 Letter from Göran Marby to Keith Drazek [Published 04 February 2019]

14 Nov. 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Keith Drazek [Published 14 November 2018]

08 January 2019 Letter from Cyrus Namazi to Zak Muscovitch [Published 08 January 2019] Vice President, Global Domains Division | ICANN NTIA and the .COM Registry Agreement 16 Nov. 2018 Letter from Zak Muscovitch to Göran Marby, Cyrus Namazi, and the ICANN Board [Published 20 November 2018]
07 January 2019 Letter from Göran Marby to Laura Flannery [Published 08 January 2019] President & CEO | ICANN ICANN Contractual Compliance Data Processing Activities and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

21 Dec. 2018 Letter from Laura Flannery to Göran Marby [Published 08 January 2019]

06 Dec. 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Helen Dixon and Willem Debeuckelaere [Published 06 December 2018]

07 January 2019 Letter from Trang Nguyen to ICANN Community Leadership [Published 07 January 2019] Vice President, GDD Strategic Programs | ICANN Representation of ccTLDs on IFRT

20 Dec. 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Katrina Sataki [Published 21 December 2018]

7 Dec. 2018 Letter from Katrina Sataki to ICANN Community Leadership [Published 17 December 2018]

6 Dec. 2018 Letter from Katrina Sataki to Cherine Chalaby [Published 14 December 2018]

10 Jul. 2018 Letter from Ted Hardie to Trang Nguyen [Published 12 July 2018]

2 Jul. 2018 Letter from Trang Nguyen to ICANN Community Leadership [Published 8 October 2018]

23 Jun. 2018 Trang Nguyen to ICANN Community Leadership [Published 23 June 2018]

Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."