Made by: Rafik Dammak
The GNSO council and ALAC established the Joint SO/AC Working Group (JASWG) on support for new gTLD applicants in April of 2010; and
The Working Group released it Milestone Report posted for consideration by the Board, Chartering Organizations and at-large Community. This report documented the completion of work as defined in the orignal charter and requested an update to the Working Groups charter, and
The GNSO and ALAC, separately, renewed the Working Groups charter with additional work item in February 2011, and
The Joint SO/AC Working Group received and discussed the public comments, and
The Joint SO/AC Working Group has completed the work as defined in its extended charter and published a second milestone report (https://community.icann.org/display/jaswg/JAS+Issues+and+Recommendations#) on 8 May 2011 covering those chartered items (http://gnso.icann.org/resolutions/#20110113-1) entitled JAS Milestone Report. and
The GNSO council does not wish to delay the start of the new gTLD application process, and
The GNSO council does not wish to delay implementation of support programs for applicants from developing regions,
The GNSO Council thanks the members of the Joint SO/AC Working Group for its efforts and its dedication to completing the work on such a tight schedule, and
The GNSO Council request that the report be put out for community review as soon as possible,
The GNSO Council approves forwarding the second JAS Milestone Report to the ICANN board for review and approval, and
The GNSO Council request ICANN staff begin working on implementation of the recommendation pending Board approval, and
The JAS Working Group continues working to deal with any issues that may arise in the upcoming review by the community, the Board and from the Staff in the process of implementing the proposals, and
That the JAS Working group publish their final report after this review process.
Resolved further, that the GNSO Council instructs the GNSO Chair to communicate its decision to the ALAC Chair.