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Board adopts ICANN Five-Year Operating plan for FY16-FY20 complements the Five-Year Strategic Plan, will guide ICANN's activities for the next five years, and will inform ICANN's annual operating plans and budgets.
Whereas, the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan provides: (i) a five-year planning calendar; (ii) strategic goals with corresponding key performance indicators; (iii) dependencies; (iv) a five-year phasing; (v) a list of portfolios; and (vi) a five-year financial model.
Whereas, together with the ICANN Five-Year Strategic Plan, the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan will serve as a foundation for the annual operating plans and budgets.
Whereas, the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan for FY16-FY20 is the result of an extensive, collaborative, bottom-up, multistakeholder and multilingual process using the Board adopted Five-Year Strategic Plan FY16-FY20 as its foundation.
Whereas, the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan will be maintained and updated on an annual basis per ICANN's planning process.
Resolved (2015.04.26.21), the Board herby adopts the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan for FY2016 – FY2020.
As a new element of ICANN's planning process, the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan for FY16-FY20 complements the Five-Year Strategic Plan, will guide ICANN's activities for the next five years, and will inform ICANN's annual operating plans and budgets.
With the focus to provide the public with more insight and advance ICANN's accountability and transparency, the Five-Year Operating Plan sets forth details for each Strategic Objective and Goal – portfolios of ICANN activities, key operational success factors (outcomes), key performance indicators (measurements), key dependencies, and phasing over the five years (at the Goal level); and is completed by a five-year financial model, which describes the principles and approach to ensure financial accountability and sustainability in achieving the ICANN mission.
The ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan for FY16-FY20 is the result of a collaborative and bottom-up multistakeholder process, which included extensive public input. Public comments were sought from 11 November 2014 to 4 January 2015. Also, the Community discussions at ICANN 52, Singapore, involving ICANN's Supporting Organizations, Stakeholder Groups, Constituencies, and Advisory Committees, have further refined the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan for FY16-FY20.
Adopting the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan will be advantageous to all stakeholders and the entire ICANN community. This decision itself will have no specific fiscal impact that is not, or will not be, anticipated through the annual Operating Plan and Budgets going forward for the next five years. Further, this action will have no direct impact on the security and stability of the domain name system.
This is an Organization Administrative Function that has already been subject to lengthy public comment, as note above.