ICANN Resolutions » 2004-12-05 - Response to GNSO Council Request to Maintain Three Representatives per Constituency
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Board extends current arrangement of three Council representatives per GNSO constituency until the ICANN meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina in April 2005.
Whereas at the ICANN meeting in Tunisia on 31 October 2003, the Board resolved to allow the GNSO Council to maintain three representatives per constituency until the end of the ICANN annual meeting 2004; and resolved to perform a review of the GNSO Council in 2004 to include an analysis of the efficacy of having three representatives from each constituency on the GNSO Council.
Whereas the external review is not yet completed, and the GNSO Council has indicated its desire to extend the current arrangement of three representatives per constituency until the ICANN meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina in April 2005.
Resolved, (04.105) the Board agrees to extend the current arrangement of three representatives per constituency until the ICANN meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina in April 2005, to allow time for the external review to be completed following a public comment period, to allow time for ICANN to consider a proposed change to the ICANN bylaws to allow three representatives per constituency on an ongoing basis, and to allow an appropriate period for public discussion before changing the bylaws.
(Eleven votes in favor, none opposed, no abstentions.)