ccNSO Meetings Programme Standing Committee (formerly WG). (MPC)


The objective of the ccNSO Meetings Programme Committee (MPC) is to coordinate and manage the high-level schedule of the ccNSO-related sessions, including the ccNSO Members Meeting agenda at ICANN public meetings, and related matters. Membership of the Committee is open to all ccTLD managers (whether members or non-members of the ccNSO).

Start Date2009
End DateNot defined
More info
Leadership TeamChair: Everton Rodrigues (.br)
Vice Chair: Gudrun Poulsen (.fo)
Deliverables to dateConsult the Members Meeting agenda, the satisfaction survey results and the feedback in response by the MPC here:

MPC Action Plan 2021

Future deliverables
Working MethodEvery member needs to be able to invest a few hours leading up to the next ICANN meeting towards the work of the group. The group meets through telephone conferences (1 hour), and potentially in face-to-face meetings during the ICANN meetings. However, most work is done online. Calls take place on Wednesdays, 13 UTC.
Meeting frequencyIrregular. Approximately once a month leading up to an ICANN meeting.  The group potentially meets face-to-face at ICANN meetings.
Relevant documents
Current membersThe list of MPC members is published here:
Expertise and expected time commitment of the membersIncluding but not limited to agenda setting relevant to ccTLD managers, chairing skills, presentation skills, organisational insight
How to joinSend your expression of interest to New members need to be appointed by the ccNSO Council.

Membership-related links


ICANN public meeting strategy

ICANN public Meeting Format


• 1st meeting in the three-meeting annual cycle
• Duration is six (6) total days
• Format is similar to the current ICANN Meeting, with exception of the revised format for the Public Forum  


• 2nd meeting in the three-meeting annual cycle
• Duration is four (4) total days
• Format focused on SO/AC/SG/C policy work and outreach
 NO welcome ceremony, high-interest topics, public forum, public board meeting, sponsor exhibition area

Example list of sessions which will NOT take place at Meeting B: ICANN53 SCHEDULE: MEETING B SESSIONS  


•3rd meeting in the three-meeting annual cycle
•Duration of seven (7) total days
•Focus on showcasing ICANN’s work to a broader global audience

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