[council] Action Items: GNSO Council meeting 26 April 2018

Nathalie Peregrine nathalie.peregrine at icann.org
Tue May 1 07:26:39 UTC 2018

Dear Councilors,

Please find the action items, as stated during the meeting, below arising from the GNSO Council meeting held on Thursday 26 April 2018. Please take note of the action items coming out of the Council sessions and the proposed timing for delivering on these actions.

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Item 2. Review of Projects and Action Items List


  *   Small team of Councilors to ensure that they coordinate with the ccNSO in addressing the Board request regarding emoji.

Customer Standing Committee Charter (CSC)

  *   ICANN Staff to call for volunteers to form small drafting team (Volunteer(s): Rafik Dammak) to develop Council input on the proposed changes to the Customer Standing Committee Charter (CSC) (see https://www.icann.org/public-comments/csc-charter-rt-initial-2018-04-11-en);
  *   And Small drafting team to submit proposed Council input to the Council for consideration in time for the next GNSO Council meeting on 24 May. Deadline for submission of comments is 1 June.

Item 3. Consent Agenda

Voting Results:

  *   Motions passed unanimously by voice vote.

Action Items:

  *   Council Leadership to formally communicate the GNSO Review of the San Juan GAC Communiqué to the ICANN Board with copy to the GAC.
  *   ICANN Staff to communicate agreement with ICANN Org to continue to treat the Community gTLD Change Request process as a matter of implementation.

Item 4: COUNCIL VOTE – In Memory of Stéphane Van Gelder

Voting Results:

  *   Motion passed unanimously by voice vote.

Action Items:

  *   ICANN Staff to update motion to reflect whole GNSO Council as seconder.
  *   ICANN Staff to communicate outcome of motion to Stéphane’s family.

Item 5: UPDATE – CCWG-Accountability-WS2 status of work and expected timeline for delivery of Final Report

Action items:

  *   Council to familiarize themselves with recommendations in preparation for consideration of Final Report.
  *   Council members to encourage their respective groups to provide input to the currently open public comment forum (close date of 11 May 2018) to identify potential inconsistencies in the recommendations (see https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccwg-acct-ws2-final-2018-03-30-en).

Item 6: IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms


  *   No objection from Council to proceed as suggested by Council liaison Susan Kawaguchi during the update.

Action items:

  *   Susan Kawaguchi to collaborate with the PDP WG and staff to develop a draft final report for preliminary consideration by the GNSO Council (targeting May meeting).

Item 7: UPDATE – ICANN Board Temporary Policy Proposal

Action Items:

  *   Council to develop next steps in preparation for possible adoption of temporary policy by the ICANN Board which would kick off a one year PDP.
  *   Heather Forrest to follow up with Cherine Chalaby to see if there is any new information from the Board.

Item 8: COUNCIL DISCUSSION – Discussion of Updates to the Consensus Policy Implementation Framework (CPIF)

Action Items:

  *   Councilors to review proposed amendments to the Consensus Policy Implementation Framework (CPIF) and if desired, disseminate to their respective Stakeholder Groups/Constituencies. The goal is to ensure feedback is returned to ICANN org in a timely manner and allow for them to provide a proposed final version by the end of July.
  *   Councilors to review Post Implementation Consensus Policy Review Framework (PICPRF) process diagram and complete survey by 18 May (see https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/postimplreview).

Item 9: COUNCIL DISCUSSION – Review of the Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP)

Action Items:

  *   ICANN Staff to follow up with Councilors who raised questions / issues during the call (Darcy Southwell, Michele Neylon, and Pam Little) to confirm whether these were addressed or whether there are remaining concerns and/or input that they want to provide on the suggested scope of the IRTP review
  *   If no remaining concerns and/or input is provided, ICANN Staff to proceed with preparation of the Post-Implementation Policy Status Report for delivery to the GNSO Council, if possible by end of June 2018.

Item 11: UPDATE – Joint Timeline of the All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs and New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP WGs

Action Items:

  *   Council liaisons to WGs to scope the issue and understand requirements/dependencies between the two PDP WGs.

12.1 – Any Other Business

12.1 Update on scheduling for ICANN62

Action Items:

  *   Following confirmation of Cross Community/High Interest Topics and placement in schedule, Council leadership to review and finalise GNSO Schedule together with staff.

Thank you,

Kind regards,


Nathalie Peregrine
Manager, Operations Support (GNSO)
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Email: nathalie.peregrine at icann.org <nathalie.peregrine at icann.org%20>
Skype: nathalie.peregrine.icann

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