Item 4. COUNCIL VOTE – Adoption of Consensus Recommendations from the GNSO Bylaws Drafting Team

Motion to accept the report of the GNSO Bylaws Implementation Drafting Team:

GNSO Council resolution to create the GNSO Bylaws Implementation Drafting Team (30 June 2016): 

Drafting Team Final Report:

Drafting Team Minority Statement:


Item 5. COUNCIL VOTE – GNSO Council Response to the Board on gTLD Policy Matters related to the GAC Communique from Hyderabad

Motion to adopt the GNSO Review of the GAC Communiqué for submission to the ICANN Board:

GAC Communique from ICANN57, in which the GAC provided specific advice regarding protections in the domain name system for International Governmental Organization (IGO) names and acronyms as well as identifiers associated with the international Red Cross movement and its National Societies (8 November 2016): 

The ICANN Board suggested during the public forum at ICANN 57 that a facilitated discussion between the GAC and the GNSO on remaining inconsistencies between GAC advice and GNSO policy recommendations on these matters be considered as a possible path forward (8 November 2016):


Item 6: COUNCIL VOTE – Approval of Letter to the ICANN Board concerning Implementation Issues with Part C of the Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy 

Motion to approve GNSO Council communication to ICANN Board regarding transfer policy:

Draft letter to the Board (circulated to the Council on 21 November 2016):

Email from the Registrar Stakeholder Group raising a critical issue concerning the implementation of IRTP Part C in relation to the provision of privacy and proxy services (31 October 2016):

Part C of ICANN’s Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP), aimed at combatting domain name theft (scheduled to come into effect on 1 December 2016): 


Item 7. COUNCIL VOTE – Adoption of Proposed Implementation Plan for Recommendations relating to the 2014 GNSO Review

Motion to adopt the GNSO Review Working Group Implementation Plan:

GNSO Review Working Group's proposed implementation plan (21 November 2016):

Charter for the GNSO Review Working Group (approved 21 July 2016):

Staff discussion paper outlining the possible options for bylaws implementation (20 June 2016):


Item 8. COUNCIL DISCUSSION – GNSO Council Response to Proposed Scope of the Forthcoming Registration Directory Services (RDS) Review (formerly the Whois Review)

Staff-produced document outlining a proposed limited scope for the forthcoming RDS (formerly Whois) Review (4 November 2016):

Item 9. COUNCIL DISCUSSION – GNSO Council Response to Questions from the CCWG-Accountability Co-Chairs concerning Work Stream 2

Request from the co-chairs of the Cross Community Working Group on ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) requesting input from SO/AC leaders on the resources and documents used by each SO/AC to maintain accountability to its respective designated community (4 November 2016):

Item 10: COUNCIL DISCUSSION – Selection of GNSO Representatives to the Security, Stability & Resiliency Review Team 

List of applicants to the forthcoming Security, Stability & Resiliency (SSR) Review Team:

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