Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Time:  14:00 UTC | See here for your local date and time

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Participants:  Farzaneh Badii, Becky Burr, Marilyn Cade, Mark Carvell, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Rafik Dammak, Alan Greenberg, Judith Hellerstein, San Lafranco, Juuso Moisander, Greg Shatan, Mary Uduma

Staff: Nigel Hickson

Apologies:  Andrea Glorioso, Carlos Raul Guttiérez, David Maher, Veni Markovski, Michael Oghia

Call management: Desiree Cabrera

Action Items: EN

Recording: Track1-ID483695467.mp3


Transcript: TAF_CCWG-IG 21 December 2016.pdf

Adobe Chat: EN


  1. Introduction, Roll Call, Adoption of Agenda (5 Minutes)

  2. Proposal for Annual Review of Working Group activities (Olivier Crépin-Leblond - 20 minutes)

    1. Some of staff reports on CSTD, WTSA etc.

    2. Report on WSIS Forum in Geneva - including the note on the CCWG IG workshop there

    3. Reports for GNSO in Marrakech & Helsinki (can take from transcripts)

    4. Staff report from IGF workshops in Guadalajara - on topics that affect ICANN

    5. Add a few more linking paragraphs and we have a yearly report.

  3. GNSO Council Request for CCWG IG charter amendments (Rafik Dammak - 30 minutes)

At the ICANN 57 Hyderabad Meeting, the GNSO Council has ratified the following motion on 7 November 2016. (Ref:

The Co-Chairs propose a two-pronged approach, both taking place in parallel:

    1.  A comparison of the current CCWG IG Charter with the CCWG on CCWG recommendations. Staff will enable this comparison to be undertaken by putting Charter paragraphs on a table, with a second column showing discrepancies.

      1. CWG principles approved by GNSO in October

      2. GNSO Recommendations

    2. A study of other vehicles will be undertake to propose potential alternatives to the GNSO Council

    4. Conclusion - Next Steps (5 minutes)

  1. 5. AoB (5 minutes)

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