The 2nd At-Large Summit (ATLAS II): At-Large Community Engagement in ICANN (R-26)

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The 2nd At-Large Summit (ATLAS II) (R-26)




Current policy management processes within ICANN are insufficient. ICANN must implement a workable Policy Management Process System, available for use across the SO/ACs, in order to: enhance Knowledge Management, improve the effectiveness of all ICANN volunteer communities, improve cross-community policy-specific activity, enhance policy development metrics, facilitate multilingual engagement, create a taxonomy of policy categories, provide policy development history as an aid for newcomers.


DatePhaseTypeStatus Updates


ClosedPhase ChangeThis Advice Item is now Closed


Phase 5Board UpdateA letter ( was sent to Chair of the ALAC regarding Advice Item's progress and completion.


Phase 5Board UpdateThe Board in its 9 September 2014 resolution acknowledges the Final ATLAS II Declaration: This is part of ICANN's ongoing work and commitment to continued improvement of policy management processes.


Phase 1Phase UpdateALAC published AL-ATLAS-02-DCL-01-01-EN: The 2nd At-Large Summit (ATLAS II): At-Large Community Engagement in ICANN: