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GNSO Review Implementation Charter Recs 26-27-28-29 28 August 2017.pdf – Status: Draft charter sent out for review on 17 August; further staff revisions on 28 August, discussed on 28 September. Staff is revising the charter for further reviewRevised draft sent out for review on 28 November and for discussion on 30 November.
GNSO Review Implementation Charter Rec 33 v1 10 May 2017.pdf – Moved from Phase I; Status: On hold pending recommendations of the Work Stream CCWG Subteam on Diversity.
Recommendations 10/11 10 – That the GNSO Council develop criteria for Working Groups to engage a professional facilitator/moderator in certain situations. 11 – That the face-to-face PDP Working Group pilot project be assessed when completed. If the results are beneficial, guidelines should be developed and support funding made available. Status: On hold pending evaluation of Geographic Names Facilitated Session at ICANN59Implemented by consensus on 09 November 2017.
Recommendation 13: That the GNSO Council evaluate and, if appropriate, pilot a technology solution (such as Loomio or similar) to facilitate wider participation in Working Group consensus-based decision making.
Recommendations 24 & 25: 24 – That the GNSO Council and Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies adhere to the published process for applications for new Constituencies. That the ICANN Board in assessing an application satisfy itself that all parties have followed the published process, subject to which the default outcome is that a new Constituency is admitted. That all applications for new Constituencies, including historic applications, be published on the ICANN website with full transparency of decision-making. 25 – That the GNSO Council commission the development of, and implement, guidelines to provide assistance for groups wishing to establish a new Constituency.
Recommendation 18: That the GNSO Council evaluate post implementation policy effectiveness on an ongoing basis (rather than periodically as stated in the current GNSO Operating Procedures); and that these evaluations are analyzed by the GNSO Council to monitor and improve the drafting and scope of future PDP Charters and facilitate the effectiveness of GNSO policy outcomes over time.
Recommendation 19: As strategic manager rather than a policy body the GNSO Council should continue to focus on ensuring that a Working Group has been properly constituted, has thoroughly fulfilled the terms of its charter and has followed due process.
Phase 2: High Priority Recommendations
Approved by Consensus:
CONSENSUS CALLIMPLEMENTED-GNSO Review Implementation Charter Rec 31 v3 29 August 25 Sept 2017.pdf – – (moved from Phase I) Recommendation 31: That the GAC-GNSO Consultation Group on GAC Early Engagement in the GNSO Policy Development Process continue its two work streams as priority projects. As a part of its work it should consider how the GAC could appoint a non-binding, non-voting liaison to the Working Group of each relevant GNSO PDP as a means of providing timely input. Status: Version 2 out for review and discussion per changes suggested at the meeting on 17 August and with further staff suggested changes on 29 August. Staff sent the document for review for 1 week through 08 September. There were no suggested changes, so it wentout went out for a consensus call for 2 weeks ending Monday, 25 September. Consensus on 25 September 2017.
GNSO Review Implementation Charter Rec 33 v1 10 May 2017.pdf – Moved from Phase I; Status: On hold pending results of the Work Stream CCWG Subteam on Diversity.
GNSO Review Implementation Charter Recs 26-27-28-29 17 August 28 November 2017.pdf– Recommendations 26, 27, 28, 29: 26 – That GNSO Council members, Executive Committee members of Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies and members of Working Groups complete and maintain a current, comprehensive Statement of Interest on the GNSO website. Where individuals represent bodies or clients, this information is to be posted. If not posted because of client confidentiality, the participant’s interest or position must be disclosed. Failing either of these, the individual not be permitted to participate. 27 – That the GNSO establish and maintain a centralized publicly available list of members and individual participants of every Constituency and Stakeholder Group (with a link to the individual’s Statement of Interest where one is required and posted). 28 – That section 6.1.2 Membership of Chapter 6.0 Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies: Operating Principles and Participation Guidelines of the GNSO Operating Procedures be revised to clarify that key clauses are mandatory rather than advisory, and to institute meaningful sanctions for non-compliance where appropriate. 29 – That Statements of Interest of GNSO Council Members and Executive Committee members of all Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies include the total number of years that person has held leadership positions in ICANN. Status: Draft charter sent out for review on 17 August; discuss discussed on 28 September. Staff provided a revised charter on 28 November for discussion at the meeting on 30 November.
Phase 3: Medium and Low Priority Recommendations
WG Reviewing Charters:
Staff to Draft Charters:Recommendation 4: That the GNSO Council introduce non‐financial rewards and recognition for volunteers. Status: Working Group is reviewing the draft charter. See: GNSO Review Implementation Charter Rec 4 28 November 2017.pdf
Recommendation 34: That PDP Working Groups rotate the start time of their meetings in order not to disadvantage people who wish to participate from anywhere in the world. Status: Working Group is reviewing the draft charter. See: GNSO Review Implementation Charter Rec 34 21 November 2017.pdf
Recommendations 5, 9, and 17: 5 – That, during each Working Group self-assessment, new members be asked how their input has been solicited and considered. 9 – That a formal Working Group leadership assessment program be developed as part of the overall training and development program. 17 – That the practice of Working Group self-evaluation be incorporated into the PDP; and that these evaluations should be published and used as a basis for continual process improvement in the PDP.
Recommendation 4: That the GNSO Council introduce non‐financial rewards and recognition for volunteers.
Status: Working group is reviewing the draft charter. See: GNSO Review Implementation Charter Recs 5-9-17 21 November 2017.pdf
Staff to Draft Charters:
Recommendation 22: That the GNSO Council develop a competency-based framework, which its members should use to identify development needs and opportunities.