[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Weekly Newsletter

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 13:31:20 SAST 2009

ICANN Weekly Newsletter
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
http://www.icann.org Week ending 17 April 2009

Announcements This Week
Jobs Website Goes Live
A new careers website for ICANN has gone live, providing those
interested in working for the organization with a simple and effective
way to view current vacancies as well as apply for jobs online.
17 April 2009
Community Comment Invited on Petition To Form A New GNSO Consumers Constituency
The ongoing GNSO Improvements process has created significant
community interest in the formation of new GNSO constituencies and
several groups have stepped forward to begin the process of forming a
new GNSO constituency. The ICANN Board has now received its second
formal petition - from the prospective Consumers Constituency.
15 April 2009
Initiation of IDN ccPDP by ccNSO Council
The purpose of the IDN ccPDP is to develop and recommend to the ICANN
Board a policy for the selection and delegation of IDN ccTLDs and
identify, and if any recommend such, changes needed to Article IX and
annexes in connection with such policy. The IDN ccPDP Issue Report,
including the PDP timeline is available here [PDF, 109K].
13 April 2009

Upcoming Events
13 - 17 April 2009: AfTLD Meeting - Arusha, Tanzania
 21 - 26 June 2009: 35th International Public ICANN Meeting - Sydney, Australia
ICANN Bylaws
Our bylaws are very important to us. They capture our mission of
security, stability and accessibility, and compel the organization to
be open and transparent. Learn more at www.ICANN.org.
Strategic Plan, July 2007 - June 2010
Adopted FY09 Operating Plan and Budget [PDF, 489K]
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