[council] Updated: GNSO Council resolutions 15 December 2022

Nathalie Peregrine nathalie.peregrine at icann.org
Thu Dec 15 23:13:39 UTC 2022


Dear all,

Please find below the resolutions from the GNSO Council meeting on Thursday, 15 December 2022, with resolved clause of resolutions 20221215-2 updated to reflect the friendly amendment accepted during the Council meeting, which will be posted shortly on the GNSO Council resolutions <https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/en/council/resolutions/2020-current__;!!PtGJab4!sLlCB4cV9KdvFnPD2LwSl2p7z4Gk6tPXTWpUAhoW8SCziUIjp5aHd47AEUpgcVkTCRcwggmgOcyz$> page.


20221215-1
CONSENT AGENDA
Motion to Approve GNSO Standing Selection Committee (SSC) Leadership for 2022-2023
Submitted by: Greg DiBiase
Seconded by: Sebastien Ducos
WHEREAS,

  1.  The GNSO Standing Selection Committee (SSC) is tasked, as requested by the GNSO Council, to 1), where applicable, prepare and issue calls for applications related to the selection or nomination of candidates for ICANN structures such as ICANN review teams, 2) review and evaluate all relevant applicants/candidates, 3) rank candidates and make selection/appointment recommendations for review and approval by Council and 4) communicate selections to all interested parties.
  2.  The membership of the SSC is reconfirmed annually following the Annual General Meeting.
  3.  Following reconfirmation each year, the SSC selects a Chair and one or two Vice Chair(s) from its membership.
  4.  The SSC selected a leadership team for 2022-2023, which it submitted for approval to the GNSO Council by way of this motion:

  *   Arinola Akinyemi (BC) to remain for a second term as Chair.
  *   Alan Woods (RySG) to serve as Vice Chair.

RESOLVED,

  1.  The GNSO Council approves the SSC leadership team for 2022-2023:

  *   Chair: Arinola Akinyemi (BC)
  *   Vice Chair: Alan Woods (RySG)
     3. The GNSO Council requests that ICANN org Support Staff inform the candidates and the SSC that the leadership team has been approved.
     4. The GNSO Council thanks Arinola Akinyemi and Alan Woods for volunteering to serve on the SSC leadership team.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion to confirm CCOICI Chair and GNSO Council representative to the WS2 Community Coordination Group
Submitted by: Sebastien Ducos
Seconded by: Desiree Milosevic
WHEREAS,

  1.  The GNSO Council initiated the GNSO Framework for Continuous Improvement Pilot Project on 16 June 2021;
  2.  As part of this Framework, a Council Committee for Overseeing and Implementing Continuous Improvement (CCOICI) was established;
  3.  The previous chair of the CCOICI, Olga Cavalli had to step down from her role as Chair as well as GNSO Council representative to the WS2 Community Coordination Group (CCG) following her departure from the GNSO Council.
RESOLVED,

  1.  The GNSO Council confirms Manju Chen as the Chair of the CCOICI.
  2.  The GNSO Council confirms that Manju Chen will serve as the GNSO Council representative to the WS2 Community Coordination Group (CCG) and requests her to report back to the GNSO Council on a regular basis on the status of the CCG’s deliberations.
  3.  The GNSO Council thanks Olga Cavalli for her service and Manju Chen for volunteering to take on this role.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion to Approve the GNSO Council Liaison to the Working Group of the GNSO Guidance Process on Applicant Support
Submitted by: Greg DiBiase
Seconded by: Sebastien Ducos
Whereas,

  1.  The GNSO Council discussed and agreed that the GNSO Guidance Process (GGP) would serve as an appropriate mechanism to provide additional guidance to support eventual implementation efforts for the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures (SubPro) PDP and that the GGP should be limited to the single topic of Applicant Support, with an allowance to add additional scope to the GGP subject to Council vote.
  2.  At its meeting on 25 August 2022 the GNSO Council approved<https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Motions+2022-08-25> the Initiation Request [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/draft/draft-subpro-ggp-initiation-request-clean-24aug22-en.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!-ZLr-6wiRa0-b7_pfXD-eKEGxUSpIg8yiQO9f833yywL9C50VHHDqA36b-p1yCVB9FWgji6DHsruNuk7nN6eUfwUT0c$> for the GGP for Applicant Support Working Group.
  3.  The GNSO Council received one volunteer – Paul McGrady – for the position of Liaison from the GNSO Council to the GGP for Applicant Support Working Group.
Resolved,

  1.  The GNSO Council approves Paul McGrady for the position of Liaison from the GNSO Council to the GGP for Applicant Support Working Group.
  2.  The GNSO Council directs staff to communicate the results of this motion to Paul McGrady and the members of the Working Group.

CONSENT AGENDA
Motion to Approve the Work Plan and Timeline for the GNSO Guidance Process on Applicant Support Working Group
Submitted by: Greg DiBiase
Seconded by: Sebastien Ducos
Whereas,

  1.  The GNSO Council discussed and agreed that the GNSO Guidance Process (GGP) would serve as an appropriate mechanism to provide additional guidance to support eventual implementation efforts for the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures (SubPro) PDP and that the GGP should be limited to the single topic of Applicant Support, with an allowance to add additional scope to the GGP subject to Council vote.
  2.  At its meeting on 25 August 2022 the GNSO Council approved<https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Motions+2022-08-25> the Initiation Request [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/draft/draft-subpro-ggp-initiation-request-clean-24aug22-en.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!-OUZGKfWJm3ty3DaZ4LL_OQ7JH3rtN-FWPBfUkuaoiyang3_i_LmABQsI_-8sKVgLJieLROPpJjEGjjN78V7htC2NA$> for the GGP for Applicant Support Working Group.
  3.  At its meeting on 20 October 2022 the GNSO Council approved<https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Motions+2022-10-20> Mike Silber as Chair of the GGP for Applicant Support Working Group.
  4.  The Working Group had its first meeting on 21 November and at its second meeting on 05 December approved a Work Plan and Timeline for consideration by the GNSO Council at its meeting on 15 December 2022.
Resolved,

  1.  The GNSO Council approves the Work Plan and Timeline for the Working Group of the GGP for Applicant Support.
  2.  The GNSO Council directs staff to communicate the results of this motion to the members of the Working Group.
Vote results [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/vote-result/gnso-council-motion-recorder-15dec22-en.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0YFOVcq8$>

20221215-2
Motion to adopt the Council Committee for Overseeing and Implementing Continuous Improvement (CCOICI) WS2 Recommendations Report
Submitted by: Manju Chen
Seconded by: Sebastien Ducos
WHEREAS,

  1.  The GNSO Council initiated [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/en/council/resolutions/2020-current*202106__;Iw!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0S8tOfmE$> the GNSO Framework for Continuous Improvement Pilot Project on 16 June 2021;
      2. As part of this Framework, a Council Committee for Overseeing and Implementing Continuous Improvement (CCOICI) was established;
      3. On 9 March 2022 the GNSO Council directed the CCOICI to undertake the following WS2 items:

  1.
     *   Review the staff assessment of GNSO Council’s implementation status of Recommendation 2 Guidelines for Good Faith Conduct (2.1, 2.2) and Recommendation 6 SO/AC Accountability (6.1-6.5);
     *   Recommendation 1 Diversity – revisit Council’s initial prioritization and carry out implementation for applicable sub recommendations, if any;
     *   Recommendation 3 Human Rights Framework – carry out implementation from GNSO Council’s perspective;
     *   Recommendation 6.1.5 (non-mandatory) – discuss whether the GNSO Council wishes to implement, and if so, how to implement;
     *   Rank Recommendations 1, 2.3 and 3 from Council’s perspective to help inform the prioritization by the Community Coordination Group.
      4. The CCOICI commenced its deliberations on 30 March 2022 by reviewing the background briefing [docs.google.com]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/docs.google.com/document/d/1zuQVN4zbz4zBYlZM4Mtfac7lj2j2dlna/edit?pli=1*heading=h.lq2io4hgtkrj__;Iw!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF02GqMrvI$> prepared by support staff and documented its progress as part of its work plan [docs.google.com]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1h38SgFeOdwumE7fUjLu4mB0CcXnwoncUpICqp_qINnk/edit*gid=0__;Iw!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0IyJaA7k$>;
      5. The CCOICI submitted its recommendations report [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/draft/draft-ccoici-ws2-recommendations-report-final-02nov22.en_.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0waNrrik$> to the GNSO Council on 4 April 2022;
      6. The Council received a presentation [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/presentation/ccoici-ws2-recommendations-report-17nov22-en.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0pWWV6S4$> and considered the report during its meeting on 17 November 2022.

RESOLVED,

  1.  The GNSO Council adopts the CCOICI WS2 Recommendations Report [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/draft/draft-ccoici-ws2-recommendations-report-final-02nov22.en_.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0waNrrik$>;
      2. The GNSO Council directs GNSO Staff Support to communicate the WS2 status designations as outlined in the Recommendations Report to the relevant ICANN org colleagues to document the Council’s assessment of these recommendations;
      3. The GNSO Council directs GNSO Staff Support to move forward with the implementation recommendations related to 2.1.2. (Petition for Removal of Directors);
      4. In relation to 3 (Framework of Interpretation for Human Rights), the GNSO Council directs GNSO Staff Support to work on a proposed implementation of the recommendations, consulting relevant community experts as needed. This proposed implementation is to be reviewed and approved by the GNSO Council before implementation;
      5. The GNSO Council thanks the CCOICI for its work and expresses its appreciation to Olga Cavalli, who served until recently as the Chair of the CCOICI.

Vote results [gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/policy/2022/vote-result/gnso-council-motion-recorder-15dec22-en.pdf__;!!PtGJab4!4sJQv1Rqr4H4i_fLQXU-R9S9FO13Ak7K-ZhQSq4zYIPmnVWHEcgNsxNe1SnHZi45_PkDnUweJ-5bFHCfi5VepJF0YFOVcq8$>




Thank you.

Kind regards,

Nathalie
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