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  1. Prepare for #ICANN64 by reviewing the Pre-ICANN64 Policy Report, now available here >>
  2. See ratified statement with cover letter here:
  3. 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,
  4. 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)
  5. What to Expect at ICANN57 The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) leaders will focus on several policy issues important to end-users. These include the ongoing work in the CCWG-Accountability Work Stream 2 and the GNSO PDP Working Groups, as well as the development of the
  6. On May 17, the Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) and the ICANN APAC Hub will jointly organize a webinar on the topic “DNS Security and DNS Abuse”. Speakers include Champika Wijayatunga, Regional Security, Stability and Resiliency Engagement Manager in ICANN and
    Topic(s): DNS, Engagement, Security/StabilityOrganization(s): APRALO
  7. At a Glance Representatives from the At-Large community will hold 22 forma meetings as well as numerous informal meetings during the 53rd. ICANN Public Meeting scheduled to take place in Buenos Aries, Argentina 21st through 25th June 2015. The topics of focus will be the NTIA IANA Functions' Stewardship Transition
    Topic(s): Accountability/Transparency, DNS, IANAOrganization(s): ALAC
  8. At-Large staff and Global Stakeholder Engagement staff at ICANN's hub office in Singapore recently hosted the third capacity building webinar, Basic DNS and DNS Ecosystem featuring Steve Sheng, Director, SSAC &RSSAC Advisory Development Support. Mr. Sheng provided overviews of IP addressing, the DNS, domain
    Topic(s): DNS, Engagement, Security/StabilityOrganization(s): APRALO
  9. The AFRALO-AfrICANN meeting will take place on 24 June 2015 on the theme "African Views on the Proposal of Governance of the Internet's Unique Identifiers." Invited speakers include Fadi Chehadé; Alan Greenberg, ALAC Chair; Pierre Dandjinou, Vice President, Global Stakeholder Engagement—Africa, Olivier Crépin
  10. After weeks of discussion and countless hours of drafting, the ALAC submitted its comments on the 2nd Draft Proposal of the CWG-Stewardship. Alan Greenberg, ALAC Chair and the main author of the ALAC comments noted that the comments were the result of “extensive consultation within At-Large and the Ad Hoc group (
    Topic(s): DNS, IANA, Internet GovernanceOrganization(s): ALAC
  11. At a Glance Representatives from the At-Large community will hold 22 meetings during the 52nd ICANN Public Meeting scheduled to take place in Singapore 8th through 12th February 2015. The members of the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and the leaders of the Regional At-Large Organizations (RALOs) will be
    Topic(s): Accountability/Transparency, DNS, IANAOrganization(s): ALAC, APRALO
  12. Representatives from the At-Large community will hold 24 meetings during the 49th ICANN Public Meeting in Singapore. These meetings include traditional policy meetings, At-Large Working Group Meetings, and meetings with the ASO, ccNSO, GAC leadership, NCSG, SSAC, RSSAC and ICANN Board of Directors. In addition,
    Topic(s): DNS, ICANN Board/Bylaws, IDN, New gTLDs, WHOISOrganization(s): AFRALO, ALAC, APRALO, NARALO