ccNSO Internet Governance Liaison Committee (IGLC)


The IGLC has been established to coordinate, facilitate, and increase the participation of ccTLD managers in discussions and processes pertaining to Internet Governance.

The ccNSO Council and individual ccTLD Managers, collectively or individually, will be invited to support the position or input of the IGLC. The Committee will take a proactive role in seeking and fostering participation and input into the processes and provide regular feedback to the ccNSO Council, ccNSO members and broader ccTLD community.

Start Date

The committee was convened in April 2019, its first meeting was held on 17 May 2019.

End Date

Not defined. The committee has a permanent nature.

More info

ccNSO website:

IGLC wiki space: Internet Governance Liaison Committee (IGLC)

Chair and Vice Chair

Current leaders:

  • Annaliese Williams (.au) - Chair
  • Marta Dias (.pt) - Vice Chair

Former leaders:

  • Pierre Bonis (.fr) - Chair
  • Abdullah Cemil Akcam (.tr) - Vice Chair
  • Anil Kumar Jain (.in) - Vice Chair

Deliverables to date

  • IGLC Action Plan - August 2023
  • IGLC 2021 Action Plan
  • A pre-ICANN72 ccTLD News Session on hot internet governance topics, from a regional perspective. The session was held on 7 October 2021. Consult the recordings here.
  • Other recent ccTLD News sessions on IG-relevant topics, including cybersecurity (pre-ICANN73), the protection of geographical indications (ICANN75), the digital divide (ICANN76), Cyber Security (ICANN77), and the importance of WSIS+20 for ccTLDs (ICANN78)
  • Go to the Repository for further deliverables

Future deliverables

to be determined

Working Method

The group meets through telephone conferences, and potentially in face-to-face meetings during the ICANN meetings. However, most work is done online.

Meeting frequency


Relevant documents

Current members

The list of IGLC members is published here:

The charter of a working group defines the work items, internal decision making and procedures, participation, and duration. ccNSO Working Group members are expected not only to participate in but also to drive the Working Group’s efforts. Interested in joining a ccNSO Working Group? Keep an eye out for calls for volunteers, or contact the ccNSO Secretariat.  New members need to be appointed by the ccNSO Council.

Expertise and expected time commitment of the members

internet governance

How to join

Send your expression of interest to New members need to be appointed by the ccNSO Council.

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