Public Comment

Public Comment is a vital part of our multistakeholder model. It provides a mechanism for stakeholders to have their opinions and recommendations formally and publicly documented. It is an opportunity for the ICANN community to effect change and improve policies and operations.


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Public Comment

ICANN org publishes information about Upcoming Proceedings, Open Proceedings, Submissions, and Summary Reports. You can also search and review Closed Proceedings. Proceedings are open for a minimum of 40 days with exceptions as documented in the ICANN Bylaws or ICANN community operational procedures. All dates and times are based on UTC, and Open Proceedings close at 23:59 UTC.

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Upcoming Proceedings


Phase 2 Initial Report of the EPDP on Internationalized Domain Names

Mar 2024

Improved GNSO Stakeholder Group and Constituency Charter Amendment Process

May 2024

Draft ICANN Strategic Plan and Operating Plan for FY26-30

Jun 2024

Transfer Policy Review Working Group Initial Report

Aug 2024

Continuous Improvement Program Framework

Nov 2024

Closed Proceedings

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