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You are invited to the pre-ICANN73 Virtual ccTLD News Sessions on 2-3 March

11 February 2022

The ccNSO Meetings Programme Committee (MPC) is pleased to invite you to the upcoming pre-ICANN73 Virtual ccTLD News Sessions.

ccTLD News is a global platform for both experienced and new people to meet, share experiences and discuss ccTLD-related aspects.  The next edition of ccTLD News consists of two 90-minute sessions and will be held 2-3 March 2022.  After each session, there will be an opportunity to further explore the topic areas that each speaker will cover in Zoom Breakout rooms, or have an informal conversation with your peers.

ccTLD News: Meet the members
Wednesday, 2 March 2022 | 13:00-14:30 UTC

Session Chair: Everton Rodrigues (.br)

  • A Hebrew IDN ccTLD for Israel, Yoram Hacohen (.il and .ישראל.)
  • Accountable WHOIS in the usTLD Namespace, Crystal Peterson (.us)
  • The journey to the launch of .bh, Sami Mohamed Ali (.bh)
  • Building a vibrant .za namespace, Molehe Wesi (.za)
  • ccTLD reform and results, Sophie Khidasheli (.ge)
  • The conversation continues: Join the speakers in a breakout room for an additional 15 minutes.

ccTLD News: Capacity building by ccTLDs
Thursday, 3 March 2022 | 09:00-10:30 UTC

Session Chair: Biyi Oladipo (.ng)

  • Internet Governance for journalists, Lianna Galstyan (.am)
  • KISA's Internet Governance Capacity building program, Boyoung Kim (.kr)
  • The .it strategy to digitize italian SMEs, Gino Silvatici (.it)
  • Youth-oriented initiatives in .RU/.РФ, Andrey Aleinikov (.ru)
  • Training of the technical community in Brazil by, Antonio Moreiras (.br)
  • The conversation continues: Join the speakers in a breakout room for an additional 15 minutes.

To attend any of the sessions, go to 

Please note that participation links will be available 24 hours prior to session start times.

After conclusion of the presentations, you are warmly invited to continue the conversation and meet the presenters in breakout rooms. We recommend using the Zoom desktop or mobile app (version 5.3.0. or higher) to be able to join or leave the breakout room of your preference. Go to the ccNSO workspace for more details. Session materials and recordings will be available here as well.