[council] Action Items: GNSO Council meeting on 24 September 2015

Terri Agnew terri.agnew at icann.org
Thu Oct 1 20:42:02 UTC 2015

Dear Councillors,
Please find the action items arising from the GNSO Council meeting on 24 September 2015.
2.1 - Review of Projects List<http://gnso.icann.org/meetings/projects-list.pdf> and Action List<https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Action+Items>
Action Items:
Item 3: Consent agenda
3.1 - Approve addition to the GNSO Operating Procedures of a proposed process<http://gnso.icann.org/en/elections/cph-board-seat-selection-process-03sep15-en.pdf> for the selection of Board seat #13 by the Contracted Parties House (per current rules in the Operating Procedures concerning the selection of Board seats by each House)

Action item: Staff to update and post GNSO Operating Procedures accordingly.
3.2 - Approve transmission of Recommendations Report<https://community.icann.org/download/attachments/53779599/Final%20Report%20Final%20(with%20links%20working).pdf> to ICANN Board following public comments<https://www.icann.org/public-comments/transliteration-contact-recommendations-2015-06-29-en> on the Council's recommendation that the Board adopt the Final Report<http://gnso.icann.org/en/issues/gtlds/translation-transliteration-contact-final-12jun15-en.pdf> from the Translation & Transliteration of gTLD Data Working Group

 Action item: Staff to submit Recommendations report to the ICANN Board.

Item 4: MOTION - Public Comment Period for New gTLDs Subsequent Procedures Preliminary Issue Report
Action Item: Staff to consider request from the GNSO Council to extend the public comment forum from 40 to 60 days.

Item 5: UPDATE & DISCUSSION - Exploring the Public Interest within ICANN's Remit
Action Item: Nora Abusitta to share with the GNSO Council further information on resources and references in relation to the research that has been undertaken on this topic.
Item 6: UPDATE & DISCUSSION - Discussion Paper on New gTLD Auction Proceeds
Action Item: All encouraged to provide input to the public comment forum.
Item 7: COUNCIL DISCUSSION - Final Report of the Independent Examiner on GNSO Review

Action Item: The GNSO Review Working Party to communicate to the OEC that there are concerns with Recommendation 23 and these are being discussed within the GNSO at present noting that a full expression of those concerns may be forthcoming in the near future.
Item 8: UPDATE & DISCUSSION - Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability
Action Item: Everyone is encouraged to participate in and provide reasonable input to their respective groups in relation to this topic noting the current state of discussions.
Item 9: COUNCIL DISCUSSION - New ICANN Meeting Strategy
Action Item: Item deferred to the next meeting.
Item 10: Any Other Business (5 minutes)

10.1 GNSO Council appointment to the Leadership Training in Dublin.
Action Item: Candidates for the GNSO Council slot for the Leadership Training in Dublin should be submitted to the GNSO Council list as soon as possible. Note, the candidate does not need to be a Council member.

Please let me know if I missed anything or if you have questions.

Thank you.

Kind regards,


Glen de Saint Géry

GNSO Secretariat
gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org      <mailto:gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org%20%20%20%20%20%20>


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