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''ALAC Statement

GNSO Policy & Implementation Working Group Publishes Initial Recommendations Report



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 2 Mar 2015

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 10 Mar 2015

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 14 Mar 2015

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 17 Mar 2015

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 17 Mar 2015

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 17 Mar 2015 23:59 UTC


Mainly as a result of discussions stemming from implementation related issues of the new generic Top-Level Doman (gTLD) program, there has been an increased focus on which topics call for policy and which call for implementation work, including which processes should be used, at what time and how issues which are the subject of diverging opinions during the implementation process should be acted upon. Following several discussions, including the publication of a staff discussion paper and a community session during the ICANN meeting in Beijing in April 2013, the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council decided in July 2013 to form a Working Group (WG) which was tasked to provide the GNSOSee public comment in

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