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  1. Over the month of August, the At-Large Community has completed the Feasibility Assessment and Implementation Plan in response to the At-Large review recommendations proposed by ITEMS, the independent examiner conducting the review. The document was developed with significant input from across the community,
  2. In August 2017, Alan Greenberg announced that he will serve as the ALAC Chair till the end of ICANN63. He aims to continue the work with enhancing the effectiveness of At-Large Structures, to start the At-Large Review Implementation as well as to see the ICANN Accountability efforts be completed. Also, the
  3. Decisions and Outcomes At ICANN59, the At-Large community held 25 sessions, including local and regional outreach activities and meetings with other stakeholders. The ALAC and the Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) leaders discussed public interest issues pertinent to the end-user community, including new
  4. What to Expect at ICANN59 At ICANN59, the At-Large Community will hold 25 sessions, including outreach activities and meetings with other stakeholders. The community will generally focus on three areas: ICANN Policy Discussions – At-Large will discuss public interest issues pertinent to the end user community,
  5. On 12 June 2017, the North American Regional At-Large Organization (NARALO) is celebrating its tenth year anniversary of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The signing of MoU simbolizes the establishment of NARALO within the
    Topic(s): Engagement, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): NARALO
  6. Since late April, the ALAC has been very busy with policy advice development activities. It responded to eight ICANN public comment proceedings, including the Community Comment 2 (CC2) on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process, Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team Draft
    Topic(s): Policy Processes, Public InterestOrganization(s): ALAC
  7. On 16 May, the ALAC passed the consensus call to endorse the following three candidates for the Second Registration Directory Services (RDS) Review Team: Dmitry Belyavsky (Russia, EU), Alan Greenberg (Canada, NA), and Carlton Samuels (Jamaica, LAC). The ALAC received six applications requesting endorsement. The
    Topic(s): Reviews/Improvements, WHOISOrganization(s): ALAC
  8. On 28 March, the ALAC passed a motion to rescind its advice on the Proposed Guidelines for the Second String Similarity Review Process, which was submitted to the ICANN public comment last year. The advice essentially supports the recommendations of the ccNSO Extended Process Similarity Review Panel (EPSRP)
  9. Following the publication of the At-Large Review Draft Report by ITEMS, the ALAC and the At-Large Review Working Party (WP) submitted one comprehensive response as an ALAC Statement in late March. The ALAC fully supports eight of the sixteen Recommendations proposed by ITEMS, partly supports five, and rejects
  10. The ALAC and the RALOs started their election cycle to fill leadership positions that will be seated at the end of ICANN60. The positions up for election include five ALAC Member positions selected by RALOs, as well as the Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretariat positions within the RALOs. Some of these positions have
  11. NARALO held its fourth General Assembly (GA) on 3-5 April in New Orleans, USA, on the sidelines of the ARIN39 Public Policy Meeting. A Plenary session was held on Wednesday, 5 April, during which members discussed policy development and North America Strategic Plan and had an interactive session with the ICANN
    Topic(s): Engagement, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): ALAC, NARALO
  12. What Happened at ICANN58? At ICANN58, the At-Large Community held 26 sessions to discuss priority topics impacting the community, particularly its ongoing organizational review. At-Large members engaged with the independent examiner ITEMS and other ICANN stakeholders, including the ICANN Board, the Governmental
  13. What to Expect at ICANN58 At ICANN58, the At-Large Community will focus on three areas: The At-Large Review - Undergoing an organizational review, the At-Large Community will leverage ICANN58 to focus on the Draft Report and interact with the Independent Examiner and broader ICANN community. Deliberation on the
  14. On behalf of Tijani Ben Jemaa, Chair of the Board Member Selection Process Committee (BMSPC), we are announcing the final election result of ICANN Board Director (Seat #15) selected by the At-Large Community. After six months of efforts, the At-Large Community has successfully concluded its ICANN Board Director
  15. On behalf of the Board Member Selection Process Committee (BMSPC) and for transparency purposes, we are announcing the start of the final election - Vote Round 1 - to select the ICANN Board Director selected by the At-Large Community (Seat #15) from the end of 2017 AGM (3 Nov 2017) to the end of 2020 AGM (23 Oct