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2020

Date Topic Resolutions and Decisions
20 October 2020 ccNSO Statement Process

164-03:

The ccNSO Council requests the secretariat to launch the ccNSO Statement process in accordance with section 3 of the Guideline: ccNSO Statements ( https://ccnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/filefield_47783/guidelines-statements-30mar16-en.pdf) to provide timely and as broadly supported input and feed-back to the questions and comments from ICANN legal pertaining to the change of Article 10 and Annex B of the ICANN Bylaws as were proposed by the ccNSO in order to enable the inclusion of IDN ccTLD Managers in the ccNSO.

20 October 2020 TOR Outreach and Involvement Standing Committee

164-02:

The Chair is requested to present the draft of the terms of Reference for the Outreach and Involvement Standing Committee at the next meeting. This committee should be tasked to oversee the list of activities in the area of Outreach and Involvement, Strategy development and communication efforts in this realm and where feasible take and consolidate other efforts of (Council) committees in this area.

20 October 2020 Expression of Interest: Community Representatives Group

164-01:

The chair is requested to prepare a call for expression taking into account the expected skillset and other requirements based on the proposed Terms of Reference for the Community Representatives Group. As soon as the call for expression of is agreed, it should be send out as soon as requested.

17 September 2020 ccPDP4 Member Appointment (Replacement)

163-01:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO APPOINT Anil Kumar Jain (.in) as member to the IDN ccPDP4 Working Group. The ccNSO Secretariat is requested to inform Anil Kumar Jain accordingly, and to take all other necessary steps to include him as a member of the ccPDP4 WG.

20 August 2020 IDN ccPDP4 WG Members

162-01:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO appoint all the persons related to ccTLD Managers who volunteered as such as members to the IDNccPDP4 WG. The secretariat is requested to inform these persons accordingly. The Council welcomes all the other participants, experts and observers to the WG, including - but not limited to - persons from ALAC, GAC, GNSO, and SSAC.

  • Ms Mirjana Tasić .rs
  • Mr Alireza Saleh .ir
  • Mr Jiankang Yao .cn
  • Mr Sanjay Goel .in
  • Mr Ben Lee .hk
  • Ms Noel Ng .hk
  • Mr Daniel Kalchev .bg
  • Ms Anna Karakhanyan .am
  • Ms Yuri Takamatsu .jp
  • Mr Kenny Huang .tw
  • Ms Ai-chin Lu .tw
  • Ms Irina Danelia .ru
  • Mr Dennis Tan Tanaka .cc
  • Mr Yudho Giri Sucahyo .id
  • Ms Svitlana Tkachenko .ua
  • Mr Peter Koch .de
  • Ms Kristina Hakobyan .am
20 August 2020 Adoption – Final Report CC WG Auction Proceeds

162-02

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO adopt the Final Report of the cross-community WG Auction Proceeds dated 29 May 2020 and supports the Recommendations 1-12 contained in the Final Report as well as the Guidance provided. The Council notes the minority positions contained in the Report, but does not support any them.

The Council requests the secretariat to publish this decision as soon as possible on the ccNSO Website and inform the ccNSO membership accordingly. The decision becomes effective seven (7 days) after publication.

The Council requests its chair to inform the other Chartering Organizations and chairs of the CCWG of the decision of the ccNSO Council as soon as it has become effective.

The Council expresses its appreciation and congratulates the WG and specifically the co-chairs of the CCWG AP - Erika Mann and Ching Ciao – for completion of the process.

21 May 2020 PDP4

161-01:

  1. In accordance with Annex B section 3 and 4 of the ICANN Bylaws, the ccNSO Council decides to:
    1. Initiate the development of policy recommendations on the (de-)selection of IDN ccTLD strings (ccPDP4) to address the issues identified in the Issue Report dated 14 May 2020, taking into account that:
      1. the Threshold criteria to initiate a ccNSO Policy Development Process have been met as documented in the Issue Report;
      2. ICANN's General Counsel's opinion that the development of policy for the selection and delegation of IDN ccTLDs is within the scope of the ccNSO and the ICANN policy process;
      3. the recommendation of the Issue Manager to initiate a ccNSO Policy Development Process to develop and recommend a policy on the (de-)selection of IDN ccTLD strings.
    2. To appoint one Working Group in accordance with the recommendations of the Issue Manager and adopt the charter, working method and schedule for such a Working Group.
  2. The Secretariat is requested to send out a call for volunteers by mid-July 2020 (post ICANN68) for the WG, and invite other stakeholders listed in the 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 Secretariat is requested to publish this resolution as soon as possible. Upon publication of this resolution it becomes effective.
21 May 2020 Amended Guideline: Nomination Process

161:02

The ccNSO Council adopts the amended version 3.5 Guideline: ccNSO Nominations Process ICANN Board Seats 11 and 12. The Secretariat is requested to publish this decision and the amended Guideline as soon as possible on the ccNSO website. This decision becomes effective seven (7) days after publication.

21 May 2020 Timeline adoption

161:03

  1. The ccNSO Council appoints Joke Braeken (ccNSO Secretariat) as the Nomination Process Manager, in accordance with the relevant Guideline.
  2. The ccNSO Council adopts the timeline and sequence of call for nominations, background check, Q&A session with the candidate(s), and selection by the members of the ccNSO according to the Guideline amended at the 21 May 2020 meeting and as proposed. The Secretariat is requested to publish this resolution on the ccNSO website as soon as possible. This resolution becomes effective seven (7) days after publication.
21 May 2020 Timeline adoption

161-04

The ccNSO Council adopts the proposed timeline, selection procedure and call for volunteers as detailed in the Selection Process ccNSO Member NomCom FY 2021.

The ccNSO Council requests the Secretariat to launch call for volunteers accordingly.

21 May 2020 Query closure

161-05

The ccNSO Council will take no further steps to seek clarification, and closes the query. The Council requests its chair to inform ICANN Org and the concerning representative from the ccNSO member

21 May 2020 amended ToR

161-06

The ccNSO Council adopts the amended version of the Terms of Reference of the Internet Governance Liaisons Committee as proposed, and request the secretariat to publish the updated Terms of Reference and inform the Committee accordingly.

21 May 2020 CSC timeline, selection committee

161-07

The ccNSO Council adopts the timeline as proposed for the selection of a ccNSO appointed member on the CSC, and request the Secretariat to launch the call for volunteers at the time foreseen in the schedule and in accordance with the mechanism in the Guideline: ccNSO Actions respecting the Customer Standing Committee.

The ccNSO Council also confirms the appointment of the CSC selection committee: Katrina Sataki, Margarita Valdes, Pablo Rodriguez, Ai-Chin Lu, Souleymane Oumtanage and Marie-Noemie Marques. The mandate of this Council committee will be to consult with the RySG and GNSO Council and approve the full slate of membership.

The Secretariat is further requested to inform the community as soon as possible on the upcoming CSC member nomination and selection process.

16 April 2020 PDP-RM Chair and Vice Chair appointment

160-01:

In accordance with the Charter of the ccPDP3 Review Mechanism WG, THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO APPOINT Stephen Deerhake, .AS as Chair and Eberhard Lisse, .NA as Vice-Chair of the WG.

16 April 2020 PDP-RM Appointment

160-02

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO APPOINT Patricio Poblete (.CL) as member of the ccPDP3 Review Mechanism WG.

16 April 2020 Approval: IANA Naming Function SLA

160-03

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO approve and support the change of the IANA Naming Function SLA Creation-Transfer ccTLDs process as proposed by the CSC and PTI. The Chair of the Council is requested to inform the Chair of the Customer Standing Committee and Chair of the GNSO Council accordingly.

12 March 2020 ccNSO Chair Election

159-01:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED to select and appoint Katrina Sataki (.lv, EU region) as chair of the ccNSO for a one year term starting at the end of ICANN67 and ending at the end of ICANN70.

12 March 2020 ccNSO Vice-Chairs election

159:02:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED to select and appoint:

  • Alejandra Reynoso (.gt, LAC) and
  • Pablo Rodriguez (.pr, NA).

as Vice- Chairs of the ccNSO for a one year term starting at the end of ICANN67 and ending at the end of ICANN70.

21 February 2020 Adoption Nomination Report

Intermeeting Resolution

The ccNSO adopts the Nomination Report, including the recommendation to resolve the issues identified by the Nomination Manager, and request the GRC to propose an update of the Guideline: ccNSO Nominations process Board seats 11 and 12 (22 August 2019) to address Issues i – iii identified by the Nomination Manager accordingly and prior to the anticipated upcoming Nomination Process. The ccNSO Council notes that issue iv identified is being addressed as part of the ongoing GRC work with respect to role of the ccNSO as Decisional Participant.

The Council notes and concurs with the observations of the Nomination Manager.

21 February 2020 Nomination: Board Seat number 11

Intermeeting Resolution

The ccNSO Council nominates Patricio Poblete to be designated by the Empowered Community Administrative Committee to fill ICANN Board Seat number 11 starting at the end of ICANN's Annual General Meeting in 2020 for a term of three years.

The ccNSO Council requests the Chair to inform the Empowered Community Administration, ICANN Secretary, and Chair of the ICANN Board of the nomination of Patricio as soon as this resolution becomes effective at which time the Nomination Process is formally closed as well.

The Council congratulates Patricio and wholeheartedly thanks Calvin Brown and Nigel William Phair for standing as candidate.

7 February 2020 Adjusted timeline

Intermeeting decision

Background

In accordance with the Guideline ccNSO Nominations Board Seat 11 and 12 ( https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/ccnso-nominations-icann-board-guideline-22aug19-en.pdf ), the ccNSO Council appointed the Nomination Manager and adopted the timeline for the Board Seat 11 Nomination process at its 22 August 2019 meeting. As part of the Nomination process, and according to the adopted timeline the ccNSO members were invited to vote on their preferred candidate from Tuesday, 14 January 2020 (00:01 UTC)until Friday, 31 January 2020 (23:59 UTC). A few hours after the voting process was opened, the Nomination Manager noted the ballot circulated to the members did not allow to vote on one of the three candidates. After this was determined, the election process was closed, the Nomination Manager informed the ccNSO Council and ccNSO community, announced a new round of voting and send new ballots to the relevant representatives of the ccNSO members. This new round run from 15 January 2020, 00.01 UTC until 31 January 2020 (23.59 UTC).

Decision

The ccNSO Council confirms the adjusted timeline of the nomination process. The ccNSO Council believes that the adjusted timeline is well within the margins for the duration of the voting period (between two( 2) and three (3) weeks) as required under the relevant Guideline, and given the issue at was within the power of the Nomination Manager to resolve.

23 January 2020 Guideline Adoption

158-01:

The ccNSO Council adopts the joint ccNSO- GNSO Special IANA Function Review Guideline version 1, as presented to Council. The ccNSO Council request the GRC to develop related procedures with respect to the Special IANA Function Review. The Chair of the ccNSO is requested to inform the Chair of the GNSO Council of the adoption by the Council as soon as this decision becomes effective. The Secretariat is requested to post this resolution and the adopted Guideline as soon as possible.

23 January 2020 Appointment: PDP Launch Oversight Committee

158-02:

The ccNSO Council appoints Katrina Sataki (chair and EU), Pablo Rodiguez (NA), Hiro Hotta (AP), Margarita Valdes ( LAC), Abdalla Omari ( AF) and Laura Margolis (NomCom) and Marie-Noémie Marques (NomCom) as the PDP Launch oversight committee that will oversee the work of the Issue Manager to ensure an adequate definition of the issues at stake and progress of the drafting effort. The PDP Launch committee will be appointed up and until the draft Issue Report has been submitted to the ccNSO Council.

23 January 2020 Letter Adoption

158-03:

In light of the need to change Article 10 and Annex B of the ICANN Bylaws as foreseen under ccPDP2 to lift the barriers for IDNccTLD Managers to become members of the ccNSO if they choose to do so and to address the issue identified by the ccPDP3 Retirement Working Group, the ccNSO Council adopts the 22 January 2020 version of the letter to the ICANN Board of Directors and request its Chair to send it on behalf of Council. This decision becomes effective 7 days after its publication on the ccNSO website.

14 January 2020 Launch PDP 4.0

Intermeeting decision

  1. In accordance with Annex B section 1 of the ICANN Bylaws the ccNSO Council requests an Issue Report, which should address the following topics:

    1. whether or not the ccnso should initiate the ccnso policy development process on the (de-)selection of idn cctld strings (ccpdp4) and other areas listed in the final report of the preliminary review team and, with respect to the de-selection be guided by and build-upon the process for the retirement of cctlds.

    2. whether or not to convene a taskforce or use other method to address these issues.

    In addition, if the conclusion of the Issue Report is to initiate a ccNSO Policy Development Process, the ccNSO Council requests that the Issue Report include a proposed time line for conducting each of the stages of PDP outlined in Annex B of the ICANN Bylaws (PDP Time Line).

  2. In preparing the Issue Report, and in proposing a time line for conducting each stage of ccPDP4 the Issue Manager should take into consideration and be guided by the following documents:
  3. The ccNSO Council expects the Issue Report by its February 2020 meeting.
  4. In accordance with Annex B section 2 of the ICANN Bylaws the ccNSO Council appoints Bart Boswinkel, VP Policy Support – ccNSO relations, as Issue Manager.
  5. The secretariat is requested is publish this resolution as soon as possible.