The ccNSO is one of the "associates" or the Decisional Participant of the Empowered Community (EC). The sole purpose of the EC is to exercise its rights and perform its obligations under ICANN's Articles of Incorporation and the ICANN Bylaws. This and other pages on the role of the ccNSO as Decisional Participant are intended to inform the community about current and possible upcoming activities of the ccNSO as Decisional Participant with respect to procedures for exercise of the EC's right to approve approval actions.
|Approval Action||Date of Initiation||Short Description||ccNSO Approval Action Decision|
|Fundamental Bylaws change: reconsideration process responsibilities (link to wiki)||31 March 2017||On 31 March ICANN announced a 40 day public comment period on proposed changes to a Fundamental bylaw. The main idea of the proposed changes is to move the reconsideration process responsibilities currently held by the Board Governance Committee (BGC) to the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC). (link to announcement)||In Support of Fundamental Bylaw Change|
- ICANN Bylaws (section 6 Empowered Community)
- ICANN Bylaws Annex D section 1
- ccNSO Guidelines (is still pending)