[council] Draft Agenda for GNSO Council teleconference on Thursday 22 September 2005

Bruce Tonkin Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Thu Sep 15 12:05:18 UTC 2005

Draft Agenda for Council meeting Thursday 22 September 2005

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 12:00

(5:00 Los Angeles, 8:00 Washington DC, 14:00 Brussels, 22:00 Melbourne)

Item 1: Approval of minutes
- teleconference - 18 August 2005

Item 2: Staff action items
- list of current GNSO work items
- status report on single letter domain names
- update on statements of interest and amendment to the bylaws
- GNSO Councillors induction proposal for Vancouver
- GNSO session in ICANN newcomers session at Vancouver

Item 3: Evaluation of new gtlds (.biz, .info etc as well as .travel,
.jobs. .mobi etc)
- determine next steps
- clearly define remaining questions
- a 30 day comment period - require constituency statements, registry
operator statements
- staff to produce evaluation report
- identify time required from staff

Item 4: Policy Development Process for new gtlds
- initiate vote for an issues report  (as per annex A, Section 1 (b)) of
the bylaws)

- issues report to contain background material on:
*	whether to continue to introduce new gTLDs 
- collect previous submissions from constituencies on new gTLDs
*	the criteria for approving applications for new gTLDs 
- collect previous material used for .org and .net tenders
*	the allocation method, assuming that there was a limit to how
many gTLDs could be introduced at once
- collect previous input (e.g OECD etc)
*	the key contractual conditions for those gTLDs which might
include conditions such as : escrow policies, obligation to use an ICANN
accredited registrar etc.
- collect current significant conditions from new gTLD agreements

Item 5: Policy development for IDNs
- recommend request staff to provide a background document listing all
past Board decisions regarding the implementation of IDNs, and the
status of the IDN guidelines 
- this can be a precursor to motion to request an official issues report
- establish clearly roles of:
-- President's Advisory Committee on IDN
-- IDN registry review group (gtld and cctld reps) to development
Guidelines for the Implementation of the IETF IDN standards
-- GAC work on IDNs
-- GNSO/ccNSO policy development initiative

Item 6: Draft terms of reference for GNSO Review
- review current version

Item 7: Update on GNSO Planning teleconferences

Item 8: Any other business

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