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2017

Date Topic Resolutions and Decisions
15 March 2017 Initiation of PDP

127-01

  1. In accordance with Annex B section 3and 4 of the ICANN Bylaws, the ccNSO Council decides that:
    The initial focus needs to be on developing a policy for Retirement of ccTLDs, and only after the substantive work has been concluded the focus should be on developing a recommendations pertaining to the Review Mechanism pertaining to decisions on delegation, transfer, revocation and retirement of ccTLDs.
  2. The secretariat is requested to send out a call for volunteers for the first WG, and invite other stakeholders listed in the relevant charter, to participate in the WG in the manner most suited to them.
  3. As required under Annex B, the Chair of the ccNSO is requested to formally inform the Chair of the GAC and ask the GAC to advise or provide an opinion.
  4. The chair of the ccNSO is requested to recommend the ICANN Board of Directors to defer any decisions pertaining to the retirement of a ccTLD until such a time the policy for the retirement of the ccTLD has been developed following this ccNSO PDP 3 and adopted and implemented by ICANN.
  5. The secretariat is requested is publish this resolution as soon as possible and upon publication it becomes effective.
15 March 2017 Deferment of ccNSO Organizational Review

127-02

Background: the ccNSO Council received a letter for the chair of the ICANN Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC), indicating that the ccNSO Council could defer the start of the ccNSO Organizational Review by twelve months. If so it would have to inform the OEC accordingly. Additional procedural steps will be involved, including a public comment period and board approval.

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO request the Chair of the ccNSO to inform the Chair of the ICANN Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee that the ccNSO requests to defer the start of the ccNSO Organizational Review by twelve months.

9 February 2017 Decision to support limited scope ATRT 3 review

Intermeeting decision

The ccNSO Council the suggestion to limit the scope of the ATRT3 review.

9 February 2017 Selection of ccNSO liaison to ALAC

Intermeeting decision

The ccNSO Council designated Wafa Dahmani, as its liaison to the At Large Advisory Committee, replacing Ron Sherwood.

9 February 2017 Guideline adoption: ccNSO Council Practices

126-01

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO adopt the ccNSO Guideline: ccNSO Council Practices as proposed by the ccNSO Guideline Review Committee (GRC WG)

The ccNSO Secretariat is requested to publish the Guideline as soon as possible on the ccNSO Website and inform the community accordingly. The adopted Guideline will be effective 7 days after publication of the Guideline on the ccNSO Website.

12 January 2017 Appointment – Ethos Awards Committee

125-01

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO appoint Margarita Valdes Cortes and Nigel Roberts as ccNSO members on the FY 17 ICANN Ethos Awards Committee

12 January 2017 Call for volunteers – ccNSO liaison to GNSO

125-02

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO request ccNSO secretariat to send out a call for a volunteer to fill the role as ccNSO appointed liaison to the GNSO. The secretariat is also requested to inform the GNSO Council accordingly. Finally, the ccNSO thanks Patrick Myles wholeheartedly for all his hard work and efforts and thanks to CENTR for allowing and supporting Patrick in his role.

12 January 2017 Adoption final report: EPSRP

125-03

  1. The ccNSO Council adopts the Final report of the ccNSO Extended Process Similarity Review Panel Working Group and the recommendations contained in that report.
  2. The chair of the ccNSO is requested to inform the chair of the ICANN Board of Directors accordingly, and further note that by submission of the requested guidance and refinement it has completed its work and considers the 3rd review of the Fast Track Process completed. Thirdly the Board should be requested to discuss and decide on the overall IDN ccTLD policy recommendations as submitted to the Board in September 2013, as foreseen in Annex B section 15 of the ICAN Bylaws to replace the Fast Track Process.
  3. The Members, observers and other participants of the WG EPSRP are thanked wholeheartedly for their hard work, and the working group is closed. The secretariat is requested to inform the WG accordingly and publish this resolution as soon as possible.