[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Weekly Newsletter

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 08:12:16 SAST 2009

ICANN Weekly Newsletter
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
http://www.icann.org Week ending 6 November 2009

Announcements This Week
ICANN Fellowship Program Reached Successful Conclusion in Seoul
The participants in the eighth round of the Fellowship Program were
well received at the 36th ICANN International Public Meeting held in
Seoul, South Korea this past October.
5 November 2009
Public Comments Requested on Draft Topic Paper for Policy on
Introduction of Internationalised ccTLDs
The ccNSO's Internationalised Domain Name Country Code Policy
Development Process Working Group (IDN ccPDP WG) for the selection and
delegation of IDN ccTLDs is pleased to announce the publication of its
draft Topic Paper for public discussion and comment.
4 November 2009
ICANN Formalizes Relationship with ccTLD Manager for Singapore (.SG)
ICANN has announced that it has signed an exchange of letters with the
country code top level domain (ccTLD) manager for .SG, the Singapore
Network Information Centre (SGNIC) Pte Ltd on 28 October 2009.
3 November 2009
.POST Sponsorship Agreement Posted for Public Comment
ICANN has posted the .POST Sponsorship Agreement for public comment.
The Agreement represents a significant accomplishment for ICANN, the
the Universal Postal Union (UPU), and the global Internet community,
as it is the first gTLD Registry Agreement between ICANN and an
Intergovernmental Organization (IGO).
2 November 2009

Upcoming Events
 7 - 12 March 2010: 37th International Public ICANN Meeting - Nairobi, Kenya
20 - 25 June 2010: 38th International Public ICANN Meeting - Brussels, Belgium
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be open and transparent. Learn more at www.ICANN.org.
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