Date: Thursday, 18 November 2021

Time: 06:00 - 07:00 UTC (for the time in various time zones click here)

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English Conference ID = 1638

Chinese Conference ID = 2038

Zoom room: Password: APRA-NOV18

Action Items: EN

Recording: ENZH

Transcript: EN, ZH

Chat: EN



Holly Raiche, Gopal Tadepalli, Ali AlMeshal, Amrita Choudhury, Aris Ignacio, Bikram Shrestha, Pavan Budhrani, Justine Chew, Lianna Galstyan, Maureen Hilyard, Naveed, Shah Zahidur Rahman, Srinivasan, Suhaidi Hassan, Yik Chan Chin, Priyatosh Jana, Satish Babu, Vladimir Lado, Rui Zhong, Shreedeep, LIsa Ling, 

ZH: none

Apologies: none

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Gisella Gruber 

ZH Interpreters: Ray and Sandy

Call Management: Gisella Gruber


1. Roll call - Staff (2 min)

2. Welcome and APRALO Membership Matters (Satish, 3 min)



Newly Certified (0)NoneNone
Pending ALAC Vote (0)NoneNoneRules of Procedure Review WG (Amrita, 3 min)
Awaiting RALO Feedback (0)None


Processing Due Diligence (1)

#320 Virtual Cyber Labs (awaiting applicant feedback)

On Hold (3)

#315 Cyber Jagrithi and Safety Foundation

#267 Surabhi Softwares

#112 Arab Regional ISPs & DSPs Association (ARISPA)


3. Changes to APRALO Leadership Team

  • Thanks to Justine and Welcome to Naveed Bin Raees as ALAC Member
  • Thanks to Amrita and Welcome to Ali as NomCom Member from APRALO

4. ALAC Policy Update - Holly/Naveed (10 min) 

Remarks on Ongoing Policy Development Processes in CPWG

Recently Ratified by the ALAC

Upcoming Public Comment Proceedings

    Proposal for Myanmar Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR) CPWG

    The Myanmar script community has formed the Myanmar script Generation Panel (GP), which in turn has developed the Proposal for the Myanmar Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules. As per the LGR Procedure, this proposal is being posted for public comments to allow those who have not participated in the Myanmar script GP to make their views known to the GP. Based on the feedback, the Myanmar script GP will finalize the proposal for submission for integration into the Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone.

    ICANN Draft FY23-27 Operating and Financial Plan and Draft FY23 Operating Plan and Budget OFB-WG

    The purpose of this Public Comment is to seek community input on ICANN's Draft FY23-27 Operating and Financial Plan and Draft FY23 Operating Plan and Budget.

    NCAP Study 2: Impact and Data Sensitivity Analysis CPWG

    The Impact and Data Sensitivity Analysis is a part of the Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Discussion Group's work to produce a Study 2 report. The NCAP Discussion Group will consider the results of the Public Comment proceeding as it develops its draft report, expected to be published for Public Comment in March 2022.

    Public Comment for Decision 


    Current Statements (ALAC Advice, Comment or Correspondence)

    Statement Name



    Assigned Working Group


    Proposal for Latin Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules




    Drafting team member(s):

    Bill Jouris

    Jonathan Zuck


    • If you missed ICANN's informational session on Domain Name System (DNS) abuse held on 22 October 2021, the recording and presentation are now available here >>
    • ICANN published a new report on domain registrations related to COVID-19. Read our announcement here> Learn more about the Domain Name Security Threat Information Collection and Reporting (DNSTICR) project here>

    5. ALAC Updates (Maureen, 15 min)

    6. APRALO Updates (20 min)

    7. AOB (Satish, 5 min)

    • Next APRALO call: Thursday 16 December 2021 at 06:00 UTC (last call of 2021!)

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