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Latin GP Public Comment 1

The Latin GP request comments from the community on the following documents on guiding principles for its work.  Please email comments to by 23 October 2017.

Working documents

Meeting Dates and Notes 

12 September 2017Latin GP Repertoire WG 20170912.mp3Latin GP Repertoire Meeting 20170912.pdf
5 September 2017Latin GP 20170905.mp3Latin GP Meeting 20170905.pdf
29 August 2017Latin GP Repertoire WG 20170829.mp3Latin GP Repertoire Meeting 20170829.pdf
15 August 2017Latin GP Repertoire WG 20170815.mp3
8 August 2017Latin GP 20170808.mp3
1 August 2017Latin GP Repertoire WG 20170801.mp3
25 July 2017Latin GP 20170725.mp3Latin GP 20170725 Summary.pdf
18 July 2017Latin GP Repertoire WG 20170718.mp3Latin GP 20170718 Repertoire WG Summary.pdf
11 July 2017Latin GP WG 20170711.mp32017-07-11-GP-Minutes.pdf
4 July 2017Latin GP Rep. WG 20170704.mp3Latin GP 20170704 Summary.pdf
22-23 June
Face to Face Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey
13 June 2017Latin GP WG 20170613.mp3
6 June 2017Latin GP Rep. WG 20170606.mp3
30 May 2017Latin GP 20170530.mp3

23 May 2017

Latin GP Rep.WG 20170523.mp3

16 May 2017

Latin GP 20170516.mp3
2 May 2017Latin GP 20170502.mp3 
25 April 2017Latin GP 20170425.mp3 
11 April 2017Latin GP 20170411.mp3 
28 March 2017Latin GP 20170328.mp3 
23 February 2017Latin GP 20170223.mp3 
9 February 2017Latin GP 20170209.mp3 
26 January 2017LatinGP 20170126.mp3 
12 January 2017LatinGP 20170112.mp3 
19 October 2016LatinGP 20161019.mp3

Notes of meeting

28 July 2016 2016-07-28-Minutes-ConfCall.docx
14 July 2016LatinGP 20160714.mp3LatinGP Meeting Notes 20160714.pdf
26 April 2016  
22 March 2016  
6 March 2016   Face-to-face in Marrakech
9 February 2016  
26 January 2016  
8 December 2015  
24 November 2015  
10 November 2015  
ICANN Dublin October 2015  
22 September 2015  

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. Latin GP Proposal: IP Feedback 20170322
  3. Subset of MSR-2 relevant for Latin GP - HTMLXML
  4. How to process Latin letters from specific languages   
  5. Languages using Latin script with EGIDS 3-4 
  6. Languages using Latin script with EGIDS 1-4
  7. Languages using Latin script source - Omniglot source
  8. Languages using Latin script with EGIDS = 5
  9. Latin part of MSR2 with attestation v5
  10. Draft Panel Formation Proposal

  11. Useful resources

  12. 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
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

Anna Denis Sangeu

University of Dar-es-salaam TanzaniaKswahili, English

Contact and Additional Information

  • Contact the Latin Generation Panel at: Email recipients are panel members as listed in above. Public archive of exchanges taking place on this mailing list are available at:
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