Call for Volunteers to ccNSO Finance Working Group

21 October 2010

The ccNSO is looking for volunteers for its Finance Working Group.

The objective of the Finance Working Group is:

I.) a. to discuss with ICANN (i.) the amounts attributed to ccTLDs and (ii) the underlying attribution method(s) to attempt to establish which of those amounts and method(s) are reasonable and may be acceptable to the ccTLD community

b. to discuss with ICANN a methodology for individual ccTLDs to use to calculate a fair and equitable voluntary financial contribution to ICANN and propose such a methodology to the ccTLD community.

II.) to coordinate, facilitate, and increase the participation of ccTLD managers in the financial aspects of ICANN's strategic and operational planning and budgetary processes.

Membership of the working group is open to all representatives of ccTLD managers (members and non-members of the ccNSO) who meet the following criteria:

  • An ongoing long-term commitment to actively participate in the activities of the working group;
  • An involvement in financial area of the ccTLD they represent;
  • An ability and willingness to attend face- to face meetings.

The members of the working group will be appointed by the ccNSO Council, taking into account the background of the applicants to reflect the diversity of the ccTLD community.

If you are interested in joining the Finance Working Group – please, send an email to by the 5 November 2010 at the latest.