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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=FR link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>Dear all,&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>As discussed on the CCWG-Accountability call yesterday, we have put together a proposed timeline outlining the phases of our work to finalize the WS1 Report. We plan to share this timeline more broadly with the Chartering Organizations, the CWG-Stewardship, and the ICG, so that these groups can plan their approval schedules as well.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>Please note that the three last dates are in square brackets since they have yet to be confirmed by the dependent parties. We discussed these dates during a Transition Program Facilitation meeting yesterday (the recording is available </span><span style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'><a href="https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transition-facilitation-2015-09-23-en"><span lang=EN-US>here</span></a></span><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>), but we wanted to differentiate them from the dates for which we, in the CCWG-Accountability, have direct control over. We will also offer the Board an opportunity to submit a statement confirming that gaps have been addressed, since this may be useful to the Chartering Organizations as they consider the final report.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><ul type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>10 Feb&nbsp;&#8212; Complete&nbsp;editing of major&nbsp;sections (staff, leadership, legal counsel)</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>11&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;&#8212; Finalize&nbsp;text,&nbsp;cross&nbsp;check&nbsp;and&nbsp;assemble&nbsp;draft&nbsp;package (staff)</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>12&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;&#8212; Draft&nbsp;completed,&nbsp;final&nbsp;package&nbsp;review&nbsp;and&nbsp;ready&nbsp;for&nbsp;CCWG&nbsp;Leadership&nbsp;Team&nbsp;review. Staff will send the package </span><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>to&nbsp;CCWG&nbsp;Leadership&nbsp;Team&nbsp;and&nbsp;CCWG&nbsp;Legal Counsel by&nbsp;2200&nbsp;UTC.&nbsp;</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>15&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;&#8212; Incorporate&nbsp;edits&nbsp;from&nbsp;CCWG&nbsp;Leadership&nbsp;Team&nbsp;and&nbsp;Legal (staff)</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>16&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp; Staff will send draft&nbsp;package&nbsp;to&nbsp;CCWG&nbsp;for&nbsp;48&nbsp;hr&nbsp;review</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>17&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;---&nbsp;Minority&nbsp;Statements&nbsp;due&nbsp;so&nbsp;they&nbsp;can&nbsp;be&nbsp;incorporated&nbsp;into&nbsp;report. If the Board wishes to submit a statement or&nbsp;comment confirming that&nbsp;gaps&nbsp;have&nbsp;been&nbsp;addressed, then this would be the due date for that statement.&nbsp;</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>18&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;---&nbsp;v4&nbsp;draft&nbsp;finalized&nbsp;and&nbsp;sent&nbsp;to&nbsp;Chartering&nbsp;Organizations&nbsp;(this will include&nbsp;publication&nbsp;on&nbsp;the ICANN website and associated communications)</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>[25&nbsp;Feb&nbsp;---&nbsp;CWG-Stewardship&nbsp;sign-off&nbsp;letter delivered to&nbsp;Chartering&nbsp;Organizations]</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>[8&nbsp;Mar&nbsp;---&nbsp;Sign-off&nbsp;by&nbsp;Chartering&nbsp;Organizations&nbsp;at&nbsp;ICANN55&nbsp;in&nbsp;Marrakech]</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><span lang=EN-US style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>[10&nbsp;Mar&nbsp;---&nbsp;Hand&nbsp;over&nbsp;from&nbsp;ICANN&nbsp;Board&nbsp;to&nbsp;NTIA]</span><span lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>Please send through any comments on the proposed timeline, and let us know should you have any suggestions or additions.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>Best, &nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'>Thomas, Mathieu, Leon&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></body></html>