ICANN Resolutions » 2005-03-21 - Delegation of .EU

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2005-03-21 - Delegation of .EU


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
Delegation of .EU
Summary: 

Board authorizes the President and General Counsel to enter into an agreement with EURid to complete the delegation of .EU to EURid.

Category: 
ccTLDs
International Agreements
Meeting Date: 
周一, 21 三月 2005
Resolution Number: 
05.15
Status: 
Complete
Implementation Actions: 
  • Proceed with delegation process pursuant to IANA Functions processes.
    • Responsible entity: President and General Counsel, supported by IANA Functions Department
    • Due date: Per IANA Functions processes
    • Implementation date: Completed per IANA Functions processes
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, at its meeting on 25 September 2000, the ICANN Board resolved (00.74) that "alpha-2 codes not on the ISO 3166-1 list are delegable as ccTLDs only in cases where the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency, on its exceptional reservation list, has issued a reservation of the code that covers any application of ISO 316-1 that needs a coded representation in the name of the country, territory, or area involved;"

Whereas, the code "EU" has been reserved by the ISO 3166-1 Maintenance Agency to cover any application of ISO 3166-1 that needs a coded representation for the name European Union, including the use as a TLD.

Whereas, the European Commission has, following extensive consultations, issued a regulation laying down the public policy rules concerning the implementation and functions of the .EU TLD (including principles governing registration), and has designated EURid – the European Registry for Internet Domains – as the appropriate registry for the .EU TLD.

Whereas, in a communication from EURid to the ICANN's President and CEO, EURid indicated a willingness to enter into a framework of accountability with ICANN and formally requested the delegation of the .EU ccTLD.

RESOLVED [05.15] the President and the General Counsel are authorized to enter into an agreement with EURid and to complete the delegation of .EU to EURid.

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