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.

2010-2013 Strategic Plan

Open: 1 December 09
Closed: 21 January 10

Explanation/Background: As the next element of consultation on the Strategic Plan, ICANN invites comments from the community on a first draft of the plan based on material presented to the community at the Seoul meeting. In particular, we are seeking the views of the community on the following issues:

  • What should be the three to five year high level strategic objectives for each of the four areas of work?
  • What would be the specific metrics for each of the four areas of work?

The draft Strategic Plan for 2010- 2013 [PDF, 209K] is being posted for public comment for 45 days to ensure broad community input. Comments regarding the draft Plan may be submitted by email to

The comment period will close on 21 January 2010. The draft plan will be revised based on the comments received and the responses to the community survey posted earlier this month. A final version of the Strategic Plan will be submitted to the Board for approval at their February meeting.

View the draft Strategic Plan 2010-2013 [PDF, 209K]

Staff member responsible: Theresa Swinehart

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