[IDN-WG] At-Large IDN Update

Rinalia Abdul Rahim rinalia.abdulrahim at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 15:41:21 UTC 2014

Dear Colleagues,

This is an update about IDN-related matters in preparation for the
Singapore ICANN Meeting:

1. ALAC Statement on Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information
- The finalized draft statement has been posted on the wiki and will be
open for an ALAC vote shortly:
- The PDP Working Group on Translation and Transliteration of Contact
Information will have meetings in Singapore.

2. At-Large IDN Working Group Meeting @ Singapore ICANN 49 Meeting (Wed,
March 26th, 5-6pm, VIP room)


1. Welcome by Co-Chairs (Rinalia Abdul Rahim and Edmon Chung)

2. Universal Acceptance of IDN TLDs: A discussion on collaboration and
coordination needed for the universal acceptance of IDN TLDs worldwide for
the benefit of end users
Discussants: Ram Mohan (Afilias), Jothan Frakes (Mozilla), Jordyn Buchanan
(Google), Sarmad Hussein (Al-Khawarizmi Institute for Computer Science,
Pakistan), Michele Neylon (Blacknight Solutions), Andrei Kalesnikov (
ccTLD.ru) and Edmon Chung (Joint ccNSO-GNSO IDN Working Group)

3. Root Zone LGR Project Generation Panel Development:  Language Community
- Arabic script community (Sarmad Hussein - KICS Pakistan)
- Chinese language community (Edmon Chung - dotAsia)
- Japanese language community (Hiro Hotta - JPRS)
- Korean language community (Joo Young (Ethan) Kim / YJ Park - KISA)
- Cyrillic script community (Andrei Kalesnikov - ccTLD.ru)

Please join us for this meeting as there is no IDN Working Group update
scheduled for the ALAC Meetings during the week in Singapore.

Best regards,


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