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''ALAC Statement

Invitation to Provide Feedback on the ICANN Board’s Proposed Public Interest Framework

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Status

  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 7 Oct 2019

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 14 Oct 2019

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 16 Oct 2019

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 18 Oct 2019

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 18 Oct 2019

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 18 Oct 2019 23:59 UTC

Background

The global public interest (GPI) is central to many of ICANN’s primary governance documents - the Affirmation of CommitmentsOpens a new window, BylawsOpens a new window. and Articles of IncorporationOpens a new window. Operationalizing the concept of the GPI remains a challenge, despite years of attempts to understand and define it within ICANN. The ICANN Board identified the GPI as one of its 2019 operational priorities. In September 2019, the Board published a discussion paper on a proposed GPI frameworkOpens a new window, which marked the beginning of a longer process to develop a framework as a toolkit for the ICANN community to consider the global public interest. These considerations would not
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