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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
28 Sep 2013 Resolution Re: Internet Coordination Board Complete 2013-09-28-C1 – 2013-09-28-C2 Multi-Stakeholder Internet Governance

Board authorizes the CEO to allocate necessary and sufficient time and resources of ICANN and work with other key organizations and leaders to establish an Internet cooperation agenda (“Coalition”) towards the formation of a movement or initiative.

10 Sep 2013 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.09.10.NG01 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

Approved NGPC meeting minutes from 13 and 17 July 2013 New gTLD Program Committee Meetings.

10 Sep 2013 Reconsideration Request 13-5, Booking.com B.V. Board Complete 2013.09.10.NG02 Reconsideration Request 13-5

NGPC denies Booking.com's Reconsideration Request 13-5 relating to the .hotels and .hoteis strings because Booking.com has not stated proper grounds for reconsideration.

10 Sep 2013 GAC Communiqué Durban - Scorecard Board Complete 2013.09.10.NG03 GAC Communique Durban Scorecard

NGPC adopts the “ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee Scorecard in response to GAC Durban Communiqué” (10 September 2013).

22 Aug 2013 Ombudsman FY13 At-Risk Compensation – EXECUTIVE SESSION Administration and Budget Complete 2013.08.22.09 At-Risk Component of Ombudsman Compensation

Board approves payment to the Ombudsman for his FY13 at-risk compensation component.

22 Aug 2013 FY14 Budget Approval Administration and Budget Complete 2013.08.22.02 FY14 Operating Plan and Budget

Board adopts FY14 Operating Plan and Budget.

22 Aug 2013 Renewal of .INFO Registry Agreement gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.10 .INFO Registry Agreement

Board approves renewal of .INFO Registry Agreement (with revised provisions) and authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division and the General Counsel to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Approval of Contract with General Contractor for Los Angeles Office Expansion Administration and Budget Complete 2013.08.22.03 – 2013.08.22.04 Los Angeles Office Expansion

Board authorizes President and CEO to enter into an agreement between ICANN and Cannon Constructors Group South, Inc. for the construction of additional office space and to make all necessary disbursements in furtherance of the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Renewal of .ORG Registry Agreement gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.11 .ORG Registry Agreement

Board approves renewal of .ORG Registry Agreement (with revised provisions) and authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division and the General Counsel to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Redelegation of the .BW domain representing Botswana ccTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.05 – 2013.08.22.06 Redelegation

Board approves of redelegation of .BW

22 Aug 2013 Renewal of .BIZ Registry Agreement gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.12 .BIZ Registry Agreement

Board approves renewal of .BIZ Registry Agreement (with revised provisions) and authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division and the General Counsel to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Redelegation of the .PT domain representing Portugal ccTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.07 – 2013.08.22.08 Redelegation of .PT

Board approves the redelegation of .PT

22 Aug 2013 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 27 June 2013 Board Meeting.

13 Aug 2013 Dotless Domains gTLDs Ongoing 2013.08.13.NG01 – 2013.08.13.NG03 Dotless Domains

The New gTLD Program Committee affirms that the use of dotless domains is prohibited.

13 Aug 2013 Reconsideration Request 13-4, DotConnectAfrica Trust Board Complete 2013.08.13.NG04 Reconsideration Request 13-4

NGPC denies DCA Trust's Reconsideration Request 13-4 relating to the .AFRICA string because DCA Trust has not stated proper grounds for reconsideration.

13 Aug 2013 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.08.13.NG05 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

Approved NGPC meeting minutes from 18 & 25 June and 2 July 2013 New gTLD Program Committee Meetings.

18 Jul 2013 Committee Appointments Board Complete 2013.07.18.04 Appointment to Board Committees

Jonne Soininen appointed as a non-voting Liaison to the IANA Committee, the New gTLD Program Committee, the Public and Stakeholder Engagement Committee, and the Risk Committee.

18 Jul 2013 Thank You to Thomas Narten Board Complete 2013.07.18.15 Thanks to departing Board member

Thanks to departing Board member Thomas Narten

18 Jul 2013 Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Metrics for the New gTLD Program per AoC Review gTLDs Ongoing 2013.07.18.05 – 2013.07.18.07 Metrics to Determine Impact of New gTLDs on Competition, Consumer Trust and Choice

Board directs the commencement of the process under the AoC for convening the Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Review Team (Review Team).

18 Jul 2013 Singapore Office Lease Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.18.08 Singapore Office Lease

Board authorizes the President and CEO to enter into a lease for the ICANN Singapore hub office in an amount not to exceed US$750,000 for a two-year term.

18 Jul 2013 Approval of RSSAC Appointees ICANN Structures Complete 2013.07.18.09 – 2013.07.18.12 RSSAC Appointees

Board appoints RSSAC Co-Chairs and initial RSSAC members.

18 Jul 2013 Thank You to Departing Community Members ICANN Structures Complete 2013.07.18.01 - 2013.07.18.03

Board thanks volunteers departing from the ccNSO Council, the GNSO Council, the New gTLD Applicant Group (NTAG), Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency (NPOC), Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) and the European Regional At-Large Organization (EURALO).

18 Jul 2013 FY14 Budget Approval Timing Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.18.13 – 2013.07.18.14 FY14 Budget Timing Approval

Board approves delay in adoption of FY14 Budget to allow for review of further public comment.

17 Jul 2013 Extension of Initial Protections of IGO Names and Acronyms gTLDs "2013.07.17.NG01 - 2013.07.17.NG02 - 2013.07.17.NG03" Extension of Initial Protections of IGO Names and Acronyms

"NGPC confirms that appropriate preventative initial protection for the IGO identifiers will continue to be provided

NGPC determines that pursuant to Specification 5 in the New gTLD Registry Agreement adopted on 2 July 2013, registry operators will continue to implement temporary protections for the precise IGO names and acronyms on the ""IGO List""

NGPC and GAC do not reach an agreement on outstanding implementation issues for protecting IGO names and acronyms by the first meeting of the NGPC following the ICANN 48 meeting in Buenos Aires, and subject to any matters that arise during the discussions, the NGPC determines that registry operators will be required to protect only the IGO names identified on the GAC's ""IGO List"" "

17 Jul 2013 CRM Implementation Project Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.17.07 – 2013.07.17.08 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Implementation

Board authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division to enter into one or more agreements, and make all disbursements required under the agreement(s), for the necessary CRM implementation work to support the upcoming phases of the New gTLD Program, including contracting and pre-delegation testing.

17 Jul 2013 Approval of President & CEO FY13 T3 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.17.09 – 2013.07.17.10 At-Risk Component of CEO Compensation

Board approves payment to the President and CEO for his FY13 T3 at-risk compensation component.

17 Jul 2013 Redelegation of .ID ccTLDs Complete 2013.07.17.01 – 2013.07.17.02 Redelegation of .ID

Board approves the redelegation of .ID

17 Jul 2013 Reappointment of Ombudsman Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.17.11 Reappointment of Ombudsman

Board reappoints Chris LaHatte as the ICANN Ombudsman for a second two-year term from 28 July 2013 through 27 July 2015.

17 Jul 2013 Redelegation of .EE ccTLDs Complete 2013.07.17.03 – 2013.07.17.04 Redelegation of .EE

Board approves the redelegation of .EE

17 Jul 2013 Delegation of .MOH ccTLDs Complete 2013.07.17.05 – 2013.07.17.06 Delegation of .MOH

Board approves the delegation of the .мон (“mon”) domain representing Mongolia in Cyrillic to Datacom LLC

13 Jul 2013 Funding Objections Administration and Budget, gTLDs Complete 2013.07.13.NG01 Funding Objection Proceedings

New gTLD Program Committee authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division, to disburse all fees necessary to the ICC for the objection proceedings that ICANN committed to fund, which have been filed by the Independent Objector, governments and the ALAC.

13 Jul 2013 Ombudsman Reports and Recommendations to the Board Board Complete 2013.07.13.NG02 – 2013.07.13.NG04 Ombudsman Reports and Recommendations

Ombudsman issued two reports relating to deadlines found in the New gTLD Dispute Resolution Procedures; in light of these reports and other inquiries from objectors, applicants, and the DRSPs, the NGPC directs that the Ombudsman reports be forwarded to the relevant DSRPs and determines that the DRSPs are permitted and encouraged to reconsider their strict adherence to the deadlines set forth in the Applicant Guidebook and apply reasonable judgment in such matters.

02 Jul 2013 Category 1 Safeguard Advice in GAC Beijing Communiqué Board Complete 2013.07.02.NG07 – 2013.07.02.NG08 GAC Beijing Communiqué

NGPC agrees to begin a dialogue with the GAC during the ICANN Meeting in Durban to clarify the scope of the requirements provided in the Category 1 Safeguard Advice (including Category 2.1 Safeguard Advice regarding "Restricted Access") and directs staff to defer moving forward with the contracting process for applicants who have applied for TLD strings listed in the GAC’s Category 1 Safeguard Advice, pending a dialogue with the GAC.

02 Jul 2013 New gTLD Registry Agreement gTLDs Ongoing 2013.07.02.NG09 – 2013.07.02.NG10 New gTLD Registry Agreement

NGPC approves the revised New gTLD Registry Agreement (version attached), and the President and CEO is authorized to implement the revised New gTLD Registry Agreement and the New gTLD Program.

02 Jul 2013 Reconsideration Request 13-3, Noncommercial Users Stakeholders Group Board Ongoing 2013.07.02.NG01 – 2013.07.02.NG02 Reconsideration Request 13-3

NGPC determines that no further action is warranted with respect to Request 13-3 and directs President and CEO to assure that the issues raised within Request 13-3 are brought to the ongoing community discussion on policy versus implementation within ICANN.

02 Jul 2013 Initial Protection for IGO Identifiers gTLDs Ongoing 2013.07.02.NG03 – 2013.07.02.NG06 Protection for IGO Identifiers

Initial protection for the IGO identifiers will continue to be provided as presented in the proposed New gTLD Registry Agreement and registry operators will be required to protect only the IGO names identified on the GAC's "IGO List dated 22/03/2013" until the NGPC and GAC are able to work through outstanding implementation issues concerning protections for IGO names and acronyms.

27 Jun 2013 Approval of 2013 RAA gTLDs Ongoing 2013.06.27.07 – 2013.06.27.09 Registrar Accreditation Agreement

Board approves the form of the 2013 RAA and directs the President and CEO to take all necessary steps to proceed to execution of the 2013 RAA with all eligible Registrars and registrar applicants.

27 Jun 2013 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2013.06.27.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 18 May 2013 Board Meeting.

27 Jun 2013 Confidential Resolution Board Complete 2013.06.27.10 – 2013.06.27.13 Confidential Resolution

Board approves a confidential resolution relating to personnel or employment matters.

27 Jun 2013 Appointment of Ben Butler to SSAC ICANN Structures Complete 2013.06.27.02 SSAC Appointment

Board appoints Ben Butler to the SSAC.

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