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2022

Date Topic Resolutions and Decisions
16 June 2022 Adoption – methodology

184-01:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO ADOPT and supports the methodology to prioritize the activities of the ccNSO as proposed by the ccNSO Triage committee, including but not limited to the ccNSO agreed purpose and goals statement and proposed role of the Triage Committee.

The ccNSO Council adopts the two-year 07/22-06/24 work plan as base-line plan for the ccNSO activities during this period, and requests the ccNSO Triage committee to monitor progress on work items against the work plan and update the plan quarterly. The secretariat is requested to publish the work plan on the ccNSO website. This decision becomes effective seven (7) days after publication.

The ccNSO Council notes that at the next meeting, the Triage Committee will propose the top priority items within the 2022-2024 plan, for Council discussion and adoption.

16 June 2022 Adoption membership application

184-02:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO ADOPT the application form: ccNSO Membership Application Form as circulated 3 June 2022 on the ccNSO mailing list and requests the secretariat to publish it as soon as possible on the ccNSO Website. This decision becomes effective upon publication.

16 June 2022 Timeline Board Seat 11 process

184-03:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO ADOPT the proposed timeline for Board Seat 11 Nomination Process as circulated to the Council on 12 June 2022 and requests the secretariat to publish it as soon as possible to inform the community accordingly.

The ccNSO Council appoints Joke Braeken, ccNSO Secretariat, as the Nomination Process Manager.

In accordance with the adopted timeline the ccNSO Council launches the Board Seat 11 Nomination Process and requests the Nomination Process Manager to open the call for Nominations on 19 July 2022.

16 June 2022 Timeline Council Elections

184-04:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO ADOPT the proposed timeline for the ccNSO Council Elections 2023 as circulated to the Council on 12 June 2022 and requests the secretariat to publish it as soon as possible to inform the community accordingly.

The ccNSO Council appoints Joke Braeken, ccNSO Secretariat, as the Election Process Manager.

In accordance with the adopted timeline the ccNSO Council launches the ccNSO Council Election Process and requests the Election Process Manager to open the call for Nominations on 14 September 2022.

16 June 2022 Call for volunteers CSC

184-05:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO REQUEST the secretariat to launch a call for volunteers, taking into and following the required skills and experience for a ccNSO appointed member of the CSC. The call is expected to close on 08 July 2022.

Further, the ccNSO Council mandates its CSC Selection Committee to coordinate the selection of the CSC Members with the GNSO RySG and approve the full slate of CSC membership on behalf of the ccNSO Council.

The ccNSO Secretariat is requested to publish the decision as soon as possible. This decision becomes effective upon publication.

16 June 2022

184-06:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO APPOINT Annaliese Williams (.AU) as chair of the ccNSO Internet Governance Liaison Committee (IGLC) , and Abdullah Cemil AKÇAM (.TR) as its Vice-Chair.

The ccNSO Council thanks Pierre Bonis (.FR) as inaugurate chair of the IGLC for all his relentless efforts to ensure that the IGLC is of permanent value to the ccNSO and broader ccTLD community as evidenced by the successful session organized under auspices of the IGLC!

The secretariat is requested to inform Anneliese, Piere and Abdullah and IGLC accordingly and publish this resolution as soon as possible. This decision becomes effective upon publication.

16 June 2022

184-07:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO APPOINT Everton T. Rodrigues (.BR) as chair of the ccNSO Meetings Programme Committee (MPC), and Guðrun Poulsen (.FO) as its Vice-Chair.

The ccNSO Council thanks Barbara Povše (.SI) wholeheartedly as chair of the MPC for all her work, inspiration, and wisdom to ensure that the meetings organized by the MPC remained of high quality and relevancy for the ccNSO and broader ccTLD community even under the dire circumstances and impact the pandemic since March 2020.

The secretariat is requested to inform Barbara, Everton and Guðrun, and the MPC accordingly and publish this resolution as soon as possible. This decision becomes effective upon publication.

21 April 2022 Roles and responsibilities

182-01:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO adopt the 2022 overview of roles and responsibilities and requests the secretariat to publish this resolution as soon as possible and publish the aforementioned overview. This resolution becomes effective upon date of publication.

21 April 2022 NomCom Appointment

182-02:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO appoint Chris Disspain, as ccNSO appointee on the FY 23 NomCom Committee. The secretariat is requested to inform the candidates and the NomCom support staff accordingly and publish the decision.

The ccNSO Council thanks all candidates for standing! The Council also want to express its gratitude to Juhani Juselius (.fi) for serving on the NomCom the last two years.

21 April 2022 Deferral of the 3rd ccNSO Review

182-03:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO support the deferral of the 3rd ccNSO Review until such time that:

  1. Impact of ATRT3 Recommendations pertaining to Organizational Review is better understood by the community and ICANN and
  2. The impact on workload of the community at that time a review has to be undertaken is understood.

The Chair is requested to inform ICANN accordingly. The secretariat is requested to publish this resolution as soon as feasible.

21 April 2022 Adoption New Rules

182-04:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO adopt the report on the vote to amend the 2004 Rules of the ccNSO.

The Council thanks the Voting Process Manager for the flawless voting process, and all those who engaged with the community to solicit voting to reach the required threshold of 50 % of the ccNSO membership that had to cast a vote.

The ccNSO Council also thanks the GRC, and specifically its subgroup under leadership of David McAuley for the hard and exemplary work in preparing the amendments and managing the process leading up to the vote.

The secretariat is requested to publish the resolution and the amended Rules, and archive the 2004 Rules, and inform the community accordingly.

Finally, for avoidance of doubt, the amended Rules become effective upon publication on the ccNSO Website [https://ccnso.icann.org/en/about/roles-responsibilities-council-21apr22-en.pdf].

10 March 2022 call for volunteers

181-01:

The ccNSO Council requests the secretariat to launch a call for a volunteer on the Root Server System Governance Working Group, as soon as possible but no later than 17 March 2022 and closing date 24 March 2022. The general Guideline: ccNSO Appointments applies (https://ccnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/field-attached/guidelines-ccnso-appointees-version-1-procedures-22mar21-en.pdf)

10 March 2022 adoption amended ToR

181-02:

The ccNSO Council adopts the amended Terms of Reference (v2.0) of the ccNSO Internet Governance Liaison Committee by including appointment of Vice-Chairs of the Committee.

10 March 2022 adoption roadmap

181-03:

The ccNSO Council taking into account the community support adopts the Roadmap as proposed and thanks the ccNSO ad-hoc group ccNSO & DNS Abuse for its hard work. The Council requests the secretariat to publish the Roadmap on the ccNSO website, and inform the community accordingly. This decision becomes effective seven (7) days after its publication

10 March 2022 vice chair election

181-04:

In accordance with the temporary procedure to select its chair and vice-chairs, adopted on 24 February 2022, Alejandra Reynoso (.gt) was duly nominated and seconded as Chair of the ccNSO, and accepted her nomination and the ccNSO Council elects Alejandra to serve as its chair starting at the end of the Council meeting of ICANN73 until the end of ICANN76.

The secretariat is requested to inform the ICANN secretary accordingly and post an announcement on the ccNSO Website.

10 March 2022 vice chair election

181-05:

In accordance with the temporary procedure to select its chair, adopted on 24 February 2022, Jordan Carter (.nz) was duly nominated and seconded, and accepted his nomination and the election process manager noted that the chair, and vice-chairs are all residents in different ICANN regions. The ccNSO Council elects Jordan to serve as its Vice-Chair starting at the end of the Council meeting of ICANN73 until the end of ICANN76.

The secretariat is requested to inform the ICANN secretary accordingly and post an announcement on the ccNSO Website.

10 March 2022 vice chair election

181-06:

In accordance with the temporary procedure to select its chair, adopted on 24 February 2022, Adebiyi Oladipo (.ng) was duly nominated and seconded, and accepted his nomination and the election process manager noted that the chair, and vice-chairs are all residents in different ICANN regions. The ccNSO Council elects Biyi to serve as its Vice-Chair starting at the end of the Council meeting of ICANN73 until the end of ICANN76.

The secretariat is requested to inform the ICANN secretary accordingly and post an announcement on the ccNSO Website.

24 February 2022 Chair and Vice chair procedure

180-01:

The Guideline ccNSO Roles and Responsibilities includes among others a procedure for the selection of the Council Chair and Vice-Chairs. However, this procedure assumes that the selection process at in person meetings. The ccNSO Council meeting during ICANN73 is again virtual. For that reason the ccNSO Council adopts the extraordinary Chair and Vice-Chair selection procedure as proposed.

The ccNSO Council requests the Guideline Review Committee to review the selection procedure and propose if necessary a procedure that would make the selection of the ccNSO Chair and Vice-Chair independent of the nature of the meeting ( virtual, hybrid or in-person) going forward.

24 February 2022 Adoption Rules

180-02:

In accordance with section 10.3(k) of the ICANN Bylaws, the ccNSO Council accepts the proposed Internal Rules of the ccNSO, Final version dated 27 January 2022 and submitted on 6 February 2022 to the ccNSO Council for adoption. The ccNSO Council notes that the proposed rules will become effective and replace the 2004 Rules of ccNSO upon adoption by the ccNSO Members in accordance with section 8 of the 2004 Rules of the ccNSO and publication of the Rules on the ccNSO website.

The ccNSO Council wholeheartedly thanks the GRC and specifically its rules subgroup for their hard, thorough work and setting a new standard in the process for how the ccNSO can manage these hard issues in times of hardship like the current pandemic.

24 February 2022 process manager

180-03:

The ccNSO Council appoints Joke Braeken of the ccNSO secretariat as Voting Process Manager to manage the electronic voting process on the new set of Rules for the ccNSO as accepted by the ccNSO Council at this meeting.

In accordance with section 5.1.1 of the 2004 Rules of the ccNSO, the ccNSO Council launches the electronic vote by the ccNSO membership on the adoption of the new proposed Rules of the ccNSO. The electronic vote should start on Wednesday 23 March 2022 at 00.01 UTC and close on 6 April 2022 at 23.59 UTC. If less than 50% of the Members have casted their votes on 6 April 2022 at 23.59 UTC a second, final round should start on 21 April 2022 at 00.01 UTC and close on 5 May 2022 at 23.59 UTC. The Voting Process Manager is tasked to report the results of the first round on 7 April 2022 and if applicable the results of the second, final round on 6 May 2022.

24 February 2022 Charter adoption

180-04:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO adopt the updated charter of the ccNSO Guideline Review Committee. This decision becomes effective seven days after publication on the ccNSO website. The ccNSO secretariat is requested to publish the charter and include the effective date of the adoption and version number and inform the Guideline Reform Committee accordingly.

27 January 2022 ccNSO liaison to GAC appointment

179-01:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO appoint Biyi Oladipo as ccNSO liaison to the GAC, with a major task to coordinate joint meetings between the ccNSO and GAC. The Chair is requested to inform the Chair of the GAC accordingly.

27 January 2022 Fellowship program appointment

179-02:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO appoint Jennifer Lopez (.pa) as ccNSO appointed mentor of the ICANN Fellowship program for the term of one-year. The secretariat of the ccNSO is requested to inform ICANN support staff of the Fellowship program accordingly.

27 January 2022 IGLC appointments

179-03:

THE CCNSO COUNCIL RESOLVED TO appoint Annaliese Williams (.au) and Abdullah Cemil Akcam (.tr) both as Vice-Chairs of the Internet Governance Liaison Committee (IGLC). The Chair is requested to inform the IGLC of the appointment of Anneliese and Abdullah.