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.

Strategic Plan 2008-2011 (Issues Paper)

Open: 11 September 07
Closed: 12 October 07

Explanation:ICANN has recently completed the first phase of consultation for the June 2008 - July 2011 Strategic Plan. The comments from this first phase of consultation have been synthesized into an issues paper [pdf]. Members of the community are asked to read the issues paper and comment on the following two questions:

1. Are there any significant issues that have been overlooked?
2. Given the issues raised by the community and summarized in the Issues Paper, what should be ICANN’s priorities for the June 2008 - July 2011 Strategic Plan?

The questions for this consultation can be found in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.

Comments may be submitted through 12 October 2007. The feedback that is received to these questions will be used to formulate key priorities and the draft strategic plan. Details of the planning process can be found at

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