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Comment Period

Important Information Links

Open Date:

4 November 2011

Close Date:

5 December 2011 

Time (UTC):


Originating Organization:

Office of the General Counsel and Secretary


ICANN requests community input on the proposed new GNSO policy development process

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\[PDF, 80 KB\] described in a proposed form of Annex A to the ICANN Bylaws.

Current Status:

The proposed Annex A to the ICANN Bylaws has been approved by the GNSO Council.

Next Steps:

Those interested in the topic, in addition to submitting public comments, should try to attend the ICANN Dakar "Continuing Operations Instrument (COI) - Discussion on RySG proposal" session. In this session, experts from the Registry Constituency and ICANN community will discuss the proposal as well as some of the questions outlined. The session will have remote participation for those unable to attend. Click here for session and remote participation details. The session will be recorded and the recording will be available soon after the Dakar Meeting ends.

Staff Contact:

Karla Valente 


karla.valente@icannThe Board will consider whether to adopt the new Annex A to the ICANN Bylaws as recommended by the GNSO Council.

Staff Contact:

Samantha Eisner, Senior Counsel ICANN