ccNSO Activity Summary August 2014

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01 September 2014

Working/Study Group Output:

27 August – Meetings Programme Working Group Telephone Conference Notes

26 August – Cross-Community Working Group on Use of Country/Territory Names as TLDs Telephone Conference Transcript

5 August – Secure Email Communication for ccTLD Incident Response Working Group Telephone Conference Notes

Mp3 recordings and agendas of various ccNSO working group meetings can be found at

ccNSO Council Output:

Latest ccNSO Council Minutes London 25 June 2014.

ccNSO Council preparation material and output can be found here

ccNSO Council Decisions on Requests for input

ccNSO Council Decisions and Resolutions

ccNSO Membership:

19 August – .IN (India) Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO

ccNSO-related Public Comment Periods:

25 August – ICANN's Board Working Group on the Nominating Committee (BWG-NomCom) report on the Nominating Committee (NomCom) (Comments open until 21 October)

25 August – Four Registry Services Evaluation Process (RSEP) requests have been submitted by the registry operators for .club, .saarland, .immo and .sohu to allow the introduction of two-character domain names for these four TLDs (Public comments welcome until 9 September)

Links and Announcements regarding the IANA stewardship transfer:

19 August – Fadi Chehadé has written a blog post on the coming NETmundial Initiative announcement by the World Economic Forum in partnership with ICANN and other organisations

15 August – ICANN announcement on Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance

Other Announcements:

26 August – ICANN webpage on its participation in the upcoming IGF meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, 2-4 September

25 August – ICANN FAQ page for questions on ICANN's Accountability and Governance

25 August – Call for Nominations IANA Transition Coordination Group (open until 11 September)

18 August – Update from ICANN's Policy Department

17 August – The 2014 Nominating Committee selected nominees

9 August – ICANN's Fellowship programme is now opening for applications to the Marrakech meeting 8 – 12 February 2015 (Application period open until 19 September).

2 August – ICANN call for volunteers to serve on one of several panels that will define the rules for generating new top-level domain labels for the script or writing systems for their community