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Making ICANN Public Meetings Work for You

As we prepare for the ICANN69 Virtual Annual General Meeting, I am reminded of the important role our Public Meetings play in our multistakeholder model. It’s where we develop policies that shape the future of the Internet. They also provide...

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Information Transparency Initiative Update: New Content Available on Preview for Your Feedback

As ICANN org President and CEO Göran Marby wrote about in his May 2020 blog, the Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) team is releasing new content to https://preview.icann.org on a regular basis. This https://icann.org content has been improved with ITI’s enhanced search...

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A New Milestone for ICANN’s Reserve Fund

Two years ago during ICANN63, the ICANN Board approved an eight-year plan to replenish the ICANN Reserve Fund to an amount equal to one year of operating expenses as the minimum target level of the Reserve Fund. Last month, for...

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ICANN69 Update: Improving Your Meeting Experience

With all ICANN meetings, our goal is to provide a secure and inclusive space for all participants. The COVID-19 pandemic has made this objective all the more important. The virtual meeting format, which we launched with ICANN67 in March and...

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Chair’s Blog: September Virtual Board Workshop

Last week, from 9 to 11 September, the ICANN Board held a virtual workshop focused on organizing our work and ensuring that we are fully prepared to deliver on our operational priorities. With ICANN69, our Annual General Meeting (AGM), quickly...

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ICANN Installs Root Server Cluster in Singapore

I am pleased to update our community on the installation of an ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) cluster in Singapore. This new cluster will help to increase the root server capacity for the Asia Pacific region and bolster the resiliency...

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ICANN Extends Coronavirus-Related Travel and Meetings Guidance to 31 December

I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe during these unprecedented times. We appreciate all the work our community is undertaking, despite the limitations as a result of COVID-19. I would like to share with you that ICANN...

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A Roadmap for Success: ICANN Affiliate PTI Publishes First Strategic Plan

Today, we published the first Public Technical Identifiers (PTI) strategic plan, the last step in fulfilling the implementation plan outlined in the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) stewardship transition by the cross-community working group. To view the strategic plan, click...

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What’s New on the RDDS Roadmap?

As part of an effort to keep the community informed about the evolution of policy and management of registration data, new information about the ICANN org’s ongoing projects related to Registration Data Directory Services (RDDS) has been published. This roadmap,...

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Chair’s Blog: Board Priorities Ahead of September Remote Workshop

This week, the Board will be meeting remotely from 9 to 11 September to discuss and deliberate on several pressing issues. While the present circumstances continue to disrupt how the Board normally meets and conducts its business, it’s important that...

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