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ICANN Resolutions

For each Board resolution ICANN provides basic information, including when it was approved, what it's about, and the status and details of the resulting implementation actions. Additional information and links to related resolutions are also provided, enabling users to research Board resolutions, track implementation of every Board action, and quickly find more information on topics of interest addressed by the Board.

Important note: The Board Resolutions are as reported in the Board Meeting Transcripts, Minutes & Resolutions portion of ICANN's website. Only the words contained in the Resolutions themselves represent the official acts of the Board. The explanatory text provided through this database (including the summary, implementation actions, identification of related resolutions, and additional information) is an interpretation or an explanation that has no official authority and does not represent the purpose behind the Board actions, nor does any explanations or interpretations modify or override the Resolutions themselves. Resolutions can only be modified through further act of the ICANN Board.

Datesort ascending Resolution Title Category Status Resolution Number Topic Summary
26 Jun 2014 New gTLD Program Committee Membership gTLDs Complete 2014.06.26.04 New gTLD Program Committee Membership

Board approves Suzanne Woolf as a voting member of the New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC).

21 Jun 2014 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2014.06.21.NG01 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC) approves the minutes of the 5 March, 29 April, 14 May, and 6 June 2014 NGPC meetings.

06 Jun 2014 Remaining Items from Beijing, Durban, Buenos Aires, and Singapore GAC Advice: Updates and Actions gTLDs 2014.06.06NG02

NGPC adopts the scorecard titled "GAC Advice (Beijing, Durban, Buenos Aires and Singapore): Actions and Updates (06 June 2014)"

06 Jun 2014 Reconsideration Requests Regarding .WINE and .VIN gTLDs 2014.06.06.NG01 Reconsideration Requests Regarding .WINE and .VIN

NGPC adopts the BGC Recommendation on Reconsideration Requests 14-13, 14-14, 14-15, 14-16, 14-17, 14-18, 14-19, 14-20, 14-21, 14-22, 14-24, 14-25, and 14-26

14 May 2014 Remaining Items from Beijing, Durban, Buenos Aires, and Singapore GAC Advice gTLDs 2014.05.14.NG02 GAC Advice
14 May 2014 GAC Advice on .AMAZON (and related IDNs) gTLDs 2014.05.14.NG03
14 May 2014 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs 2014.05.14.NG01 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC) approves the minutes of the 22 March, 26 March and 3-4 April 2014 NGPC meetings.

30 Apr 2014 Review of Board Compensation Administration and Budget, Board Ongoing 2014.04.30.06 Board Compensation

Board approves posting for public comment an independent valuation report on Board compensation, as well as proposed Bylaws revisions that would allow for compensation of non-voting Board liaisons.

30 Apr 2014 SO/AC FY15 Additional Budget Requests Administration and Budget Complete 2014.04.30.07 SO/AC FY15 Additional Budget Requests

Board approves committing funds during FY15 in an amount up to $700,000 for the SO/AC additional budget requests.

30 Apr 2014 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2014.04.30.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 26 and 27 March 2014 Board Meetings.

30 Apr 2014 Board Member Guidelines Regarding Invitations to Community Events and Accepting Gifts Board Complete 2014.04.30.08 Board Member Guidelines Regarding Invitations to Community Events and Accepting Gifts

Board adopts ICANN Board Member Guidelines Regarding Invitations to Community Events and Accepting Gifts.

30 Apr 2014 Board Member Training Plan Board Complete 2014.04.30.02 Board Training Plan

Approval of Board Member Training Plan.

30 Apr 2014 FY15 Budget Approval Timing Administration and Budget Complete 2014.04.30.09-2014.04.30.12 Budget Approval

Board approves delay in consideration of the FY15 budget to allow time to finalize the FY15 Budget and to provide the Board Finance Committee (BFC) sufficient time for interaction on the content of the budget and allocation of resources as a result of the announcement of the transition of NTIA's stewardship of the IANA Functions.

30 Apr 2014 GNSO Policy Recommendations on IGO-INGO Protections gTLDs Ongoing 2014.04.30.03-2014.04.30.05 IGO-INGO Protections in gTLDs

Board approves GNSO's policy recommendations on IGO-INGO Protections that are not inconsistent with GAC advice received on the topic, and requests more time to consider the remaining recommendations.

04 Apr 2014 Applications for .vin and .wine / GAC Communiqué – Singapore gTLDs Ongoing 2014.04.04.NG01 – 2014.04.04.NG04 Applications for .WINE and .VIN

New gTLD Program Committee accepts the GAC advice identified in the Singapore Communiqué as it relates to the applications for .WINE and .VIN and recommends that the full Board consider the larger implications of the complex issues raised by GAC members.

27 Mar 2014 Board-GAC Recommendation Implementation Working Group ICANN Structures Complete 2014.03.27.07 - 2014.03.27.08 Board-GAC Recommendation to extend the term of the Board-GAC Recommendation Implementation Working Group

Board extends the term of the Board-GAC Recommendation Implementation Working Group (BGRI-WG) in order to lead the Board's coordination with GAC on the implementation of the ATRT2 GAC-related recommendations that the Board adopts; term will conclude once work in relation to Board-adopted ATRT2 GAC-related recommendations is concluded.

27 Mar 2014 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2014.03.27.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 7 and 17 February 2014 Board Meetings.

27 Mar 2014 Composition and Scope of the Board Working Group on Nominating Committee ICANN Structures Complete 2014.03.27.16 - 2014.03.27.17 Composition and Scope of the Board Working Group on Nominating Committee

Board adopts a revised Charter of the BWG-NomCom, which clarifies its purpose in implementing a portion of the organizational review of the Nominating Committee, and names Board members to serve on the working group.

27 Mar 2014 Redelegation of the .VG domain representing the British Virgin Islands ccTLDs Complete 2014.03.27.02 - 2014.03.27.03 Redelegation of the .VG domain representing the British Virgin Islands

Board approves the redelegation of .VG

27 Mar 2014 ATRT2 Final Recommendations ICANN Structures Ongoing 2014.03.27.18 – 2014.03.27.21 ATRT2 submission of its Final Report and Recommendations to the Board on 31 December 2013

The Board thanks the ICANN community for commenting on the ATRT2 Recommendations and will consider this input as it takes further action on those Recommendations by 30 June 2014.

27 Mar 2014 Redelegation of the .ZM domain representing Zambia ccTLDs Complete 2014.03.27.04 - 2014.03.27.05 Redelegation of the .ZM domain representing Zambia

Board approves the redelegation of .ZM

27 Mar 2014 Collection of Benchmarking Metrics for the New gTLD Program to Support the future AoC Review on Competition, Consumer Trust and Choice gTLDs Ongoing 2014.03.27.22 – 2014.03.27.26 Metrics to Determine Impact of New gTLDs on Competition, Consumer Trust and Choice

Board reviewed the IAG's interim recommendations regarding the definition, measures, and three year targets for competition, consumer trust and consumer choice in the context of the domain name system to measure the impact of the introduction of the new gTLDs.

27 Mar 2014 SAC 062 Advisory on Name Collision Internet Protocols Ongoing 2014.03.27.06 SAC062 Advisory on Name Collision

Board adopts the SSAC advice in SAC062 and directs the President and CEO to proceed with implementing the recommendations in SAC062.

27 Mar 2014 Dissolution of Globalization Advisory Groups Board Complete 2014.03.27.27 – 2014.03.27.28 Dissolution of Globalization Advisory Groups

Board dissolves the Globalization Advisory Groups addressing AoC, policy structures, legal structure, the root server system, IANA multistakeholder accountability, and Internet Governance and directs that the work be considered as part of the recently initiated global multistakeholder community discussions and Cross-Community Working Group on Internet Governance.

26 Mar 2014 Approval of Registry Agreement Specification 13 for Brand Category of Applicants gTLDs Complete 2014.03.26.NG01 - 2014.03.26.NG02 Specification 13 to the New gTLD Registry Agreement

NGPC approves Specification 13 to the New gTLD Registry Agreement (version attached to resolution), along with an additional clause identified in this resolution, and authorizes the President and CEO to implement Specification 13 and the additional clause.

26 Mar 2014 Approval of President and CEO FY14 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget Complete 2014.03.26.01 - 2014.03.26.02 At-Risk Component of CEO Compensation

Board approves payment to the President and CEO for his FY14 T2 at-risk compensation component.

22 Mar 2014 Approval of Disbursements to New gTLD Auction Service Provider gTLDs Complete 2014.03.22.NG02 Disbursements to New gTLD Auction Service Provider

NGPC authorizes President and CEO to enter into all required contracts with, and make all required disbursements to, the Auction Provider subject to budgetary limits and based on the Board's budget model.

22 Mar 2014 Reconsideration Request 13-13, Christopher Barron/GOProud Board Complete 2014.03.22.NG03 Reconsideration Request 13-13

NGPC concludes that Request 13-13 is moot because an entity does not exist to pursue the community objection brought by the dissolved GOProud Inc. against dotGAY LLC's application for .GAY, and on that basis the NGPC denies Request 13-13.

22 Mar 2014 Reconsideration Request 14-7, Asia Green IT System Ltd. Board Complete 2014.03.22.NG04 Reconsideration Request 14-7

New gTLD Program Committee ("NGPC") denies Reconsideration Request 14-7, regarding the NGPC's 5 February 2014 resolution deferring the contracting process for the .ISLAM and .HALAL strings until certain noted conflicts have been resolved.

22 Mar 2014 Outstanding GAC Advice gTLDs Ongoing 2014.03.22.NG01 GAC Advice

NGPC accepts the GAC advice identified in the GAC Register of Advice as 2013-09-09-WINE and VIN

05 Mar 2014 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2014.03.05.NG01 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

Approved NGPC meeting minutes from 9 January 2014, 30 January 2014 and 5 February 2014 New gTLD Program Committee Meeting.

17 Feb 2014 President's Globalization Advisory Groups ICANN Structures Complete 2014.02.17.01 President's Globalization Advisory Groups

Board approves the creation of President's Globalization Advisory Groups in order to support further ICANN globalization.

07 Feb 2014 Appointment of Joe Abley to the Security & Stability Advisory Committee ICANN Structures Complete 2014.02.07.02 SSAC Appointment

Board approves the appointment of Joe Abley to SSAC.

07 Feb 2014 GNSO Thick Whois Policy Development Process Recommendations gTLDs Ongoing 2014.02.07.08 - 2014.02.07.09 Thick Whois Policy

Board adopts the GNSO Council Policy Recommendations for a new Consensus Policy on Thick Whois and directs the President and CEO to develop and execute an implementation plan for the Thick Whois Policy consistent with the guidance provided by the GNSO Council.

07 Feb 2014 Technical Liaison Group Bylaws Revisions ICANN Structures Complete 2014.02.07.03 Bylaws Revisions Regarding Technical Liaison Group

Board approves revisions to Bylaws relating to the advisory functions of the Technical Liaison Group.

07 Feb 2014 New gTLD Program Committee Membership Board Complete 2014.02.07.04 New gTLD Program Committee

Board approves Steve Crocker as a voting member of the New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC).

07 Feb 2014 Protection of IGO-INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs PDP gTLDs Ongoing 2014.02.07.05 - 2014.02.07.06 Protection of IGO-INGO Identifiers

Board acknowledges receipt of the GNSO Council's unanimous recommendations on the Protection of IGO-INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs and requests additional time to consider the recommendations so that it may take into account advice from the GAC addressing the same topic.

07 Feb 2014 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2014.02.07.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 8, 16, 17, 20 and 21 November 2014 Board Meetings.

07 Feb 2014 Formation of Board Working Group on Nominating Committee Recruitment & Selection Process and Size & Composition ICANN Structures Complete 2014.02.07.07 Formation of the Board Working Group on Nominating Committee (BWG-NomCom)

Board approves the establishment of a Board Working Group on Nominating Committee (BWG-NomCom) in accordance with the Charter recommended by the Structural Improvements Committee (SIC).

05 Feb 2014 Remaining Items from Beijing, Durban and Buenos Aires GAC Advice: Updates and Actions Board Complete 2014.02.05.NG01 GAC Advice (Beijing, Durban, Buenos Aires): Actions and Updates

NGPC adopts the "GAC Advice (Beijing, Durban, Buenos Aires): Actions and Updates" (5 February 2014).

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