2010-03-12 - Acceptance of BGC recommendation Reconsideration Request 10-1, regarding posting Board preliminary reports and resolutions

  • Category: Board
  • Topic: Posting Board preliminary reports and resolutions
  • Board meeting date: 12 March 2010
  • Resolution number: 2010.03.12.44
  • URL for Board minutes/resolution: http://www.icann.org/en/minutes/resolutions-12mar10-en.htm
  • Status: Ongoing, incorporated into Standard Operating Procedures

Summary
Adopted Board Governance Committee recommendation on timing of posting preliminary reports and providing earlier public access to resolutions to advance ICANN's practices relating to accountability and transparency.

Text

Whereas, the Board Governance Committee (BGC) presented a recommendation in response to Reconsideration Request 10-1, recommending a change to the Bylaws calling for posting the Board approved resolutions within two (2) business days after the conclusion of each Board meeting and the preliminary report within seven (7) business days after the conclusion of each Board meeting; and

Whereas, the ICANN Board has considered the BGC's recommendation, and has determined that providing for earlier public access to the resolutions would be beneficial and is in keeping with ICANN's practices relating to accountability and transparency.

Resolved (2010.03.12.44), the ICANN Board hereby adopts the recommendation of the Board Governance Committee in relation to the timing of posting preliminary reports and agrees that providing earlier public access to resolutions is an advancement in ICANN's practices relating to accountability and transparency.

Implementation Actions

  • Post Resolutions, Preliminary Reports and MInutes within the specified timeframes after Board Meetings
    • Responsible entity: OGC/Board Support
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: March 2010 (first implementation)

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