ICANN Resolutions » 2004-10-18 - Resolution regarding GNSO Council Review Terms of Reference
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Board ratifies GNSO Council Review Terms of Reference.
Whereas, Article IV, Section 4 of the ICANN bylaws requires the ICANN Board to organise regular reviews of each Supporting Organisation, Council, and Advisory Committee. The review must be undertaken by an independent entity.
Whereas, the GNSO Council authorised the preparation of terms of reference (TOR) by a small subcommittee of the Council, in cooperation with ICANN staff, which is now presented to the Board for ratification.
Whereas, the review of the GNSO Council (rather than a review of the entire GNSO) is to be completed before the ICANN annual general meeting scheduled for December 2004.
Whereas, the GNSO Council review calls for some specific actions within a short time period, short, factual, staff analysis of GNSO Council activities whether that organization has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, and whether that organization has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, and whether that organization has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, and if so, whether any change in structure or operations is desirable to improve its effectiveness.
Resolved (04.91) the Board hereby ratifies the terms of Reference; to guide an outside consultant in conducting a review of the GNSO Council.