[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Weekly Newsletter

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 18:14:49 SAST 2010

 ICANN Weekly Newsletter

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

*http://www.icann.org/* *Week ending 8 October 2010 *

 Announcements This Week

*Fellowship Program Brings Global Voices Together at
Global input and ideas will be on the rise at the 39th International Public
Meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers thanks to
ICANN’s on-going Fellowship program.
8 October 2010

*ICANN and UNESCO Working Together Towards Successful Implementation of IDN
ccTLDs* <http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-07oct10-en.htm>
ICANN and UNESCO, in a letter of intent, have Identified the first area of
joint collaboration in furtherance of the December 2009 Cooperation
7 October 2010

*Root Server Scaling Reports Released for Public
ICANN is releasing two documents pertaining to its ongoing efforts to ensure
DNS (Domain Name System) stability of in light of potential root zone growth
due to the delegation of new gTLDs (generic Top-Level Domains). Both
documents are for public comment until 5 November.
6 October 2010

*Bulk Transfer of 4Domains's Domains to
ICANN has authorized a bulk transfer of 4Domains, Inc.'s gTLD domain names
to Internet.bs Corp., due to a compliance action taken by ICANN that
resulted in the de-accreditation of registrar 4Domains.
6 October 2010

*Application Round Opens for San Francisco
ICANN is launching the 12th round of applications for the Fellowship
program, to facilitate participation in ICANN's 40th International Public
Meeting to be held San Francisco, California on 13-18 March 2011.
5 October 2010

*Safety and Security Plan for ICANN
As announced earlier within the updated Plan for Enhancing Internet
Security, Stability & Resiliency, ICANN is posting the Safety and Security
Plan for ICANN International Public Meetings.
5 October 2010

*Updated - Public Comment: FY 11 Update to Plan for Enhancing Internet
Security, Stability &
ICANN is providing an update to the public comment period on the FY 11 SSR
Plan, with the posting of translations in Arabic, French, Russian and
Spanish (note – the Chinese translation will be added early next week).
Accordingly, the comment period is being extended to 3 November 2010 23:59
4 October 2010

*Public Comment: Feedback Requested on the Public Participation Committee
Webinar Information*<http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-04oct10-en.htm>
The ICANN Participation and Engagement Staff, in conjunction with the work
of the Board Public Participation Committee (PPC), provided two webinar
briefing sessions on Monday 27 September at 15.00 and 24.00 UTC. If you are
not able to participate in either of the two live sessions, we would like to
encourage you to go through the slides and the MP3 file and to provide your
4 October 2010

 Upcoming Events

*[image: 5 - 10 December 2010: 39th International Public ICANN Meeting -
Cartagena, Colombia] <http://cartagena39.icann.org/>5 - 10 December 2010:
39th International ICANN Meeting - Cartagena,

*ICANN Bylaws <http://www.icann.org/en/general/bylaws.htm>*

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* <http://www.icann.org/>.

*Strategic Plan, 2010 - 2013 <http://www.icann.org/en/planning/>*

*Adopted FY11 Operating Plan and
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