ICANN Resolutions » 2004-07-23 - World Summit on the Information Society
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Board acknowledges the value of providing relevant information to the UN Working Group and WSIS participants.
Whereas, the Board thanks the organisers from the ICANN constituencies for the coordination of the Workshop on the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), and particularly recognises the continued initiatives of the At-Large Advisory Committee, the Business constituency, registries and registrars.
Whereas, the Board recognises with appreciation the participation at this ICANN meeting of Mr. Markus Kummer, Executive Coordinator, Secretariat of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) and thanks him for the information he provided on the ongoing work of the UN Working Group and for his willingness to engage in discussions at the ICANN meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
Whereas the Board recognises the contributions of all the constituencies to the workshop, and that of Mr. Kummer.
Whereas, the Board recognises the interest of the ICANN community in the deliberations in the WSIS in general and the formation and work of the UN Working Group in particular, as well as the interest in participating in the process.
Whereas, the Board reconfirms the willingness and interest of the ICANN community to assist in the provision of detailed information to the participants of the UN Working Group and of the WSIS process on the role of, and work undertaken by, the entities of the technical community, the private sector, civil societies, and governments in the coordination of the unique parameters of the Internet's system of unique identifiers and its associated technical policies.
Whereas, the Board recognises that a great many entities around the globe participate in the development, innovation, provisioning, and governance of the many elements of the Internet; that it underlines its interest and willingness to engage in close co-operation with these entities as far as it affects ICANN's mission.
Resolved [04.67], the Board acknowledges the value of the provision to the UN Working Group as well as participants in the WSIS process, where requested, of relevant information on the ICANN mission and of any further engagements which may assist in the furtherance of the discussions in this context.