[council] Action Items: GNSO Council meeting 23 September 2021

Nathalie Peregrine nathalie.peregrine at icann.org
Tue Sep 28 11:00:28 UTC 2021

Dear Councilors,

Please find the action items, as stated during the meeting, below arising from the GNSO Council meeting held on Thursday, 23 September 2021. Please refer to the Action Item page<https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Action+Items> for updates on item completion progress.

Please take note of the action items coming out of the Council meeting and the proposed timing for delivering on these actions.

Please ensure your wiki logins are up to date as all Action Items have been assigned to councilors and/or staff and posted on the Action Item wiki page here<https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Action+Items>. If you are logged into the wiki when you go to that page, your name will be highlighted alongside the action item assigned to you. Please refer to this page for the recent status updates on the Action items.

Please note that actions for all councilors are highlighted below.

Item 3: Consent Agenda

3.1 - Approval of the Chair for the Accuracy Scoping Team - Michael Palage (SOI)
Action Item: The GNSO Secretariat to notify Michael Palage that the GNSO Council has approved his appointment as Chair of the Accuracy Scoping Team.
3.2 - Approval of the updated role description for the GNSO liaison to the GAC
Action Item: The GNSO Secretariat, on behalf of the Chair of the GNSO Council, to notify the Chair of the GAC of the GNSO Council’s approval of the updated role description for the GNSO liaison to the GAC.
3.3 - Confirmation to appoint Donna Austin as the chair of the EPDP on Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)
Action Item: The GNSO Secretariat to notify Donna Austin that the GNSO Council has approved her appointment as the Chair of the EPDP on Internationalised Domain Names.
3.4 - Approval of the 2021 Customer Standing Committee (CSC) Slate - In accordance with Section 17.2 (d) of the ICANN Bylaw and per the CSC Charter, the full membership of the CSC must be approved by the GNSO Council. The Council approves the full slate of members and liaisons:
Action Item: The GNSO Secretariat, on behalf of the Chair of the GNSO Council, to notify the Chair of the Customer Standing Committee (CSC) and the Chair of the ccNSO of the approval by the GNSO Council of the CSC’s full slate of members and liaisons.

Item 4: COUNCIL DISCUSSION - EPDP Phase 2A Final Report
On 21 October 2020, the GNSO Council approved the initiation of EPDP Phase 2A, to examine the topics of legal/natural and feasibility of unique contacts. In doing so, the Council required that the GNSO Council Liaison to the EPDP report back to the GNSO Council on the status of deliberations. Accordingly, status updates were regularly provided to the GNSO Council over the course of the EPDP Phase 2A’s deliberations. The EPDP Team published its Initial Report for public comment on 3 June 2021, which included preliminary recommendations as well as questions for community input. The EPDP Team delivered its Phase 2A Final Report to the GNSO Council on 3 September 2021, which was updated on 13 September 2021 with the minority statements incorporated into the Final Report
The GNSO Council will receive a presentation on the Final Report, to better prepare the Council for a vote during the October meeting. While this agenda item is for discussion only, a draft motion was circulated to the GNSO Council on 13 September 2021 for discussion purposes. The Council will also consider the proposal contained in the Final Report, which recommends that the Council follow current and future legislative developments which may require further policy work.
Here, the GNSO Council will receive a presentation, as well as discuss the Final Report and the draft motion.
4.1 – Introduction of topic (Philippe Fouquart, GNSO Council liaison to EPDP Phase 2A)
4.2 –  Presentation on the Final Report
4.3 – Council discussion
4.4 – Next steps

Action Item: GNSO Council leadership to consider the question raised by RySG of whether Recommendation 1 is in scope and whether and how  the Council should can make a determination on this question.

Item 5: COUNCIL DISCUSSION - GDS Update on the Framework for the Policy Status Report Framework on the UDRP
On 21 January 2021, the GNSO Council approved the recommendations from the Phase 1 Final Report of the GNSO Policy Development Process (PDP) on the Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in All gTLDs, covering RPMs applicable to gTLDs launched under the 2012 New gTLD Program. The Council has discussed the need to review the RPMs charter in advance of launching Phase 2 of the PDP, which is focused on the UDRP.
Council leadership had considered the best path forward to initiating this work and shared their thoughts for advancing this effort on 13 July 2021, which considers a Policy Status Report (PSR) as a possible next step. The Council discussed the approach during its July meeting and agreed that ICANN org should consider how to conduct the PSR and return to the Council to present their proposed framework for the PSR, in advance of initiating the actual work. ICANN org shared a presentation on 13 September 2021.
Here, the Council will receive a presentation and consider whether it agrees with the proposed approach for the PSR.
5.1 – Introduction of topic (Council leadership)
5.2 – Presentation (Antonietta Mangiocotti - ICANN org) Slide deck
5.3 – Council discussion
5.4 – Next steps
Action Item: GNSO Council members may provide comments if any to the Council distribution list not later than Wednesday, 29 September.

Thank you!

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