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.

Open Proceedings

316 Aug 2024
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-27 Aug 2024
40 Days Left
116 Sep 2024
60 Days Left

Pending Reports

830 Jul 2024

Upcoming Proceedings


Draft ICANN FY26 Operating Plan and Budget & Draft IANA FY26 Operating Plan and Budget

Dec 2024

Draft PTI FY26 Operating Plan and Budget

Dec 2024

Continuous Improvement Program Framework

Nov 2024

Revised Operating Standards for Specific Reviews Draft

Oct 2024

Improved GNSO Stakeholder Group and Constituency Charter Amendment Process

Sep 2024

Closed Proceedings

Search for Closed Public Comment Proceedings, and their respective Summary Reports and Submissions by clicking the Search Closed Proceedings button below.

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