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Meeting Dates and Notes 

Links to Documents

Here are the links to the documents being discussed:

  1. Proposal for Formation of Latin GP - 20170511.docx

    1. Latin GP Proposal- Appendix A.docx

  2. Subset of MSR-2 relevant for Latin GP - HTMLXML
  3. How to process Latin letters from specific languages   
  4. Languages using Latin script with EGIDS 3-4 
  5. Languages using Latin script with EGIDS 1-4
  6. Languages using Latin script source - Omniglot source
  7. Languages using Latin script with EGIDS = 5
  8. Latin part of MSR2 with attestation v5
  9. Draft Panel Formation Proposal

  10. Useful resources

  11. Terminology

Work Status Information 

Suggested Timeline with Significant Milestones: the Generation Panel intends to divide the work on LGR for the Root zone in four stages. These are organized as follows:

Preparation for establishment of LGP  Call for participation*

Application for establishment of LGP 


LatinGP- Formation Proposal - 20170511.docx


Development of Latin LGR

Latin coordination committee meetings  

Collecting community opinion and remarks


Submit draft Latin LGR to ICANN


Panel Status Information

Script/Generation PanelStatus

Latin GP 


  • Announcement on 15 May 2017


Panel membership






Language Expertise
ObserverTunde AdegbolaAfrican Languages Technology InitiativeNigeria 
MemberSarat AssirouInstitute COADYIvory CoastDioula
ObserverDwayne AfricaAfrikaans, Northern Sotho, Venda, Tswana and Southern Sotho
ObserverFahd BataynehICANNJordanArabic, English
ObserverMatthias BrenzingerUniversity of Cape TownSouth Africa 
ObserverEric Brunner-WilliamsCOREUSEnglish


Chris DillonUniversity College LondonUKEnglish, German, Spanish
ObserverTarkan DorukSanofiUAETurkish
MemberScott Emblen-JarrettFreelance TranslatorUK

English, Dutch, Spanish, French, Catalan, Portuguese, Afrikaans, Galician, Italian, German, Danish, Swedish, Occitan, Romanian and others

ObserverYashar HajiyevInformation Policy Analytical CenterAzerbaijanAzerbaijani, English
MemberHazem HezzahLeague of Arab StatesEgypt

Use of Latin script for African languages

MemberPaul HoffmanICANNUSEnglish

Danko Jevtovic


SerbiaSerbian, English
MemberAhmed Bakht MasoodPakistan Telecom AuthorityPakistanUrdu, English
ObserverTarik MerghaniAfTLDSudan 
MemberMeikal MuminUniversity of CologneGermany

German, English, Use of

Latin script for African languages

MemberAbdeslam NasriATOSAlgiersArabic, French
MemberNgô Thanh NhànNew York UniversityUSVietnamese
ObserverDaniel OmondiInternet SocietyKenya 
ObserverOscar Gabriel Ledesma PiñeiroAlfa-REDIArgentinaSpanish, English
ObserverGideon Kiprono RopDotConnectAfricaKenya 
ObserverDušan StojičevićRNIDSSerbiaSerbian, English

Jean-Jacques Subrenat

NCUC; Individual Users; NMI/CC; ICGFranceFrench, English

Mirjana Tasić

National Internet Domain Names of Serbia (RNIDS)

SerbiaSerbian, English

Aysegul Tekce

MemberVladimir VisnjicTemple UniversityUSEnglish, German, Serbian, Croatian, Greek
MemberBonface WitabaCentre for Youth Empowerment & Leadership, KenyaKenyaSwahili
ObserverJiankang YaoComputer Network Information Center (CNIC, CAS)ChinaMandarin Chinese, Pinyin and English
MemberSeun Ojedeji 

AFRINIC and Federal University Oye-Ekiti,

MemberMichael BaulandKnipp  Medien und Kommunikation GmbHGermanyGerman
MemberMats DufbergIISSwedenSwedish
MemberDennis T. TanakaVerisignUSSpanish, English
MemberTran Canh ToanDeputy Director of Technical Department, VNNICVietnamVietnamese, English
MemberBill JourisInside ProductsUSEnglish, German, Japanese 
MemberViolet Rose Ningakun 

Papua New Guinea

MemberFiammetta CaccavaleUniversity of CopenhagenDenmark/ ItalyItaian, English
MemberElvin Prasad FijiFijian, English

Bakiau Takentebwebwe

Communications Commission of KiribatiKiribati

Gilbertese, English

MemberOusmane Moussa Tessa

Chief Executive Officer of NigerREN & Member of the Board of Directors of WACREN


Zarma, Hausa, French, English


Jean Paul Nkurunziza

ISOC BURUNDI, Réseau des Télécentres Communautaires du Burundi

BurundiKirundi, Swahili, French, English
MemberAmadou LY Board Authority Telecommunication and Post Republique of SenegalSenegalPulaar, Wolof, French

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