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ICANN Resolutions

For each Board resolution ICANN provides basic information, including when it was approved, what it's about, and the status and details of the resulting implementation actions. Additional information and links to related resolutions are also provided, enabling users to research Board resolutions, track implementation of every Board action, and quickly find more information on topics of interest addressed by the Board.

Important note: The Board Resolutions are as reported in the Board Meeting Transcripts, Minutes & Resolutions portion of ICANN's website. Only the words contained in the Resolutions themselves represent the official acts of the Board. The explanatory text provided through this database (including the summary, implementation actions, identification of related resolutions, and additional information) is an interpretation or an explanation that has no official authority and does not represent the purpose behind the Board actions, nor does any explanations or interpretations modify or override the Resolutions themselves. Resolutions can only be modified through further act of the ICANN Board.

Datesort ascending Resolution Title Category Status Resolution Number Topic Summary
23 Sep 2017 GAC Advice: Johannesburg Communiqué (June 2017) Board Complete 2017.09.23.07 The Board approves the GAC Advice: Johannesburg Communiqué

The Board adopts the scorecard titled "GAC Advice – Johannesburg Communiqué: Actions and Updates (23 September 2017)" in response to items of GAC advice in the Johannesburg Communiqué.

23 Sep 2017 Consideration of the Amazon EU S.à.r.l. v. ICANN Independent Review Process Final Declaration Administration and Budget Complete 2017.09.23.15 – 2017.09.23.18 Amazon EU S.à.r.l. v. ICANN Independent Review Process Final Declaration

The Board accepts that the Panel declared the following: (i) Amazon is the prevailing party in the Amazon EU S.à.r.l. v. ICANN IRP; and (ii) ICANN "shall reimburse Amazon the sum of US$163,045.51."

23 Sep 2017 Appointment of Root Server Operator Organization Representatives to the RSSAC Board Complete 2017.09.23.02 Appointment of Terry Manderson, Wes Hardaker, Daniel Karrenberg, Jun Murai, and Paul Vixie to the RSSAC

The ICANN Board of Directors appoints Terry Manderson to the RSSAC through 31 December 2018 and Wes Hardaker, Daniel Karrenberg, Jun Murai, and Paul Vixie to the RSSAC through 31 December 2020.

23 Sep 2017 Consideration of Reconsideration Request 17-2 Board Complete 2017.09.23.08 BAMC Recommendation on Request 17-2

The Board adopts the BAMC Recommendation on Request 17-2

23 Sep 2017 Transfer of the .CI (Cote d'Ivoire) top-level domain to Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications/TIC de Côte d'Ivoire (ARTCI) Board Complete 2017.09.23.03 Transfer of the .CI country-code top-level domain

PTI has reviewed and evaluated the request to transfer the .CI country-code top-level domain to Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications/TIC de Côte d'Ivoire (ARTCI)

23 Sep 2017 Consideration of Reconsideration Request 17-3 Board Complete 2017.09.23.09 BAMC Recommendation on Request 17-3

The Board adopts the BAMC Recommendation on Request 17-3

23 Sep 2017 KSK Roll Current Status ICANN Structures, Internet Protocols Ongoing 2017.09.23.01-A KSK Roll

The ICANN organization is directed to roll the DNS root KSK as soon as is practical.

23 Sep 2017 Appointment of 2018 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect Board Complete 2017.09.23.04 Appointment of 2018 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect

The Board hereby appoints Zahid Jamil as the 2018 Nominating Committee Chair and J. Damon Ashcraft as the 2018 Nominating Committee Chair-Elect

23 Sep 2017 Information Transparency Initiative Administration and Budget Ongoing 2017.09.23.10 – 2017.09.23.11 Information Transparency Initiative

The Board authorizes ICANN to execute the contracts for the Information Transparency Initiative

23 Sep 2017 ICANN Board Leadership Board, General Ongoing 2017.09.23.02-A Board Leadership

The Board agrees that the Chair should provide a communication summarizing the workshop, including the Board leadership selections identified for inclusion in the slate to be considered and voted on at ICANN 60.

23 Sep 2017 Deferral of the Second Review of the Country Code Name Supporting Organization (ccNSO) ccTLDs Incomplete 2017.09.23.05 – 2017.09.23.06 Review of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) shall be deferred

The second Review of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) shall be deferred until August 2018

23 Sep 2017 Board Governance Committee Charter Revisions and the Inaugural Charters of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee and the Board Technical Committee Board Complete 2017.09.23.12 – 2017.09.23.14 Board Governance Committee Charter Revisions and the Inaugural Charters of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee and the Board Technical Committee

The Board adopts the revised Charter of the Board Governance Committee and adopts the Charter of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee and the Board Technical Committee

23 Sep 2017 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2017.09.23.01 Approval of the 24 and 29 June 2017 Minutes

The Board approves the minutes of the 24 and 29 June 2017 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

17 Aug 2017 Board Governance Committee designation to temporarily serve as the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee Board, General, ICANN Structures Complete 2017.08.17.01-03 Board Governance Committee / Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee organization

For the period of time from 22 July 2017 through 3 November 2017, the Board Governance Committee is designated to serve as the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee for purposes of meeting Section 4.2 of the ICANN Bylaws and considering Reconsideration Requests.

29 Jun 2017 President and CEO FY17 SR2 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget Complete 2017.06.29.05 President and CEO FY17 SR2 At-Risk Compensation

The Board approves a payment to the President and CEO for his FY17 SR2 at-risk compensation component

29 Jun 2017 Ombudsman FY17 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget Complete 2017.06.29.06 Ombudsman FY17 At-Risk Compensation

The Board approves a payment to the Ombudsman of his FY17 at-risk compensation component

24 Jun 2017 Consideration of the Board Governance Committee's Revised Recommendation on Reconsideration Requests 13-16 and 14-10 Board Complete 2017.06.24.20 Board Governance Committee's Revised Recommendation on Reconsideration Requests 13-16 and 14-10

The Board adopts the BGC's Further Recommendation on Reconsideration Requests 13-16 and 14-10

24 Jun 2017 Appointment of new member to the SSAC Board Complete 2017.06.24.02 Appointment of Andrew de la Haije to the SSAC

The Board appoints Andrew de la Haije to the SSAC for a three-year term beginning immediately and ending on 31 December 2020.

24 Jun 2017 Representative of the Istanbul Liaison Office Administration and Budget Complete 2017.06.24.09 – 2017.06.24.11 Appointment of Nicholas Tomasso as the Representative of the Istanbul Liaison Office

The Board appoints Nicholas Tomasso as the representative of the Liaison Office in Istanbul, Turkey

24 Jun 2017 Consideration of BGC's Rec on Reconsideration Request 17-1 Board Complete 2017.06.24.21 Consideration of BGC's Rec on Reconsideration Request 17-1

The Board adopts the BGC Recommendation on Request 17-1

24 Jun 2017 Approval of GNSO Business Constituency Charter Amendments Administration and Budget Complete 2017.06.24.03 GNSO Business Constituency Charter Amendments

The Board approves the BC Charter Amendments to adjust its composition of membership and enable it to more effectively undertake its policy development responsibilities

24 Jun 2017 Brussels Branch Manager and Legal Representative Administration and Budget Complete 2017.06.24.12 – 2017.06.24.15 Jean-Jacques Sahel shall be Brussels Branch Manager and Legal Representative

Jean-Jacques Sahel shall be the new branch manager and legal representative for ICANN's branch office in Brussels, Belgium, effective 1 August 2017

24 Jun 2017 .NET Registry Agreement Renewal General Complete 2017.06.24.22 .NET Registry Agreement Renewal

The Board approves the proposed .NET Renewal Registry Agreement

24 Jun 2017 March 2019 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2017.06.24.04 – 2017.06.24.05 Kobe, Japan March 2019 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

The Board authorizes ICANN to facilitate contracting with the convention center and host hotels for the March 2019 ICANN Public Meeting in Kobe, Japan

24 Jun 2017 FY18 Operating Plan and Budget, the FY18 IANA Budget and the FY18 Five-Year Operating Plan Update Approval Administration and Budget Complete 2017.06.24.16 – 2017.06.24.18 FY18 Operating Plan and Budget, the FY18 IANA Budget and the FY18 Five-Year Operating Plan Update

The Board adopts the FY18 Operating Plan and Budget, the FY18 IANA Budget and the FY18 Five Year Operating Plan Update

24 Jun 2017 November 2019 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2017.06.24.06 – 2017.06.24.07 Montreal, Canada November 2019 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

The Board authorizes ICANN to facilitate contracting with the convention center and host hotels for the November 2019 ICANN Public Meeting in Montreal, Canada

24 Jun 2017 Consideration of Board Advice Register SSAC recommendations from SAC062, SAC063, SAC064, SAC065, SAC070, and SAC073 Board Complete 2017.06.24.19 Board Advice Register SSAC Recommendations

The Board adopts the SSAC recommendations outlined in the document titled "Implementation Recommendations for SSAC Advice Documents SAC062, SAC063, SAC064, SAC065, SAC070, and SAC073"

24 Jun 2017 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2017.06.24.01 Approval of the 18 May 2017 Minutes

The Board approves the minutes of the 18 May 2017 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

24 Jun 2017 Delegation of eight Internationalized Domain Names representing India to the National Internet exchange of India (NIXI) ccTLDs Complete 2017.06.24.08 Eight Internationalized Domain Names representing India

PTI has reviewed and evaluated the request to delegate the eight country-code top-level domains representing India in various languages to NIXI

12 Jun 2017 GAC Advice: Copenhagen Communiqué (March 2017) Board, General Ongoing 2017.06.12.01 GAC Advice

The Board adopts the scorecard titled "GAC Advice – Copenhagen Communiqué: Actions and Updates (12 June 2017)."

18 May 2017 Approval of the Global Amendment to the Base New gTLD Registry Agreement gTLDs Ongoing 2017.05.18.08 Approval of the Global Amendment and the Registry Agreement as revised

The Board approves the Global Amendment and the Registry Agreement as revised and the President and CEO is authorized to finalize and execute the Global Amendment

18 May 2017 Responding to Registry Operator Requests and GAC Advice Regarding the Release of Second-Level Country and Territory Names in New gTLDs ccTLDs Ongoing 2017.05.18.09 – 2017.05.18.10 Release of Second-Level Country and Territory Names in New gTLDs

The President and CEO is directed to grant ICANN approvals for the release of country and territory names at the second-level

18 May 2017 Approval of Minutes Board Complete 2017.05.18.01 Approval of the 16 March and 19 April 2017 Minutes

The Board approves the minutes of the 16 March and 19 April 2017 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

18 May 2017 Extension of Ombudsman Contract Administration and Budget Complete 2017.05.18.11 – 2017.05.18.15 Extension of Ombudsman Contract as ICANN's Ombudsman

The Board approves the extension of Herb Waye's contract to serve as ICANN's Ombudsman for an additional year

18 May 2017 Initiating the Second Review of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) Board Ongoing 2017.05.18.02 – 2017.05.18.03 Initiating the Second Review of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC)

The Board initiates the second SSAC Review in June 2017

18 May 2017 Proposed Fundamental Bylaws Change to Move Board Governance Committee's Reconsideration Responsibilities to Another Board Committee Administration and Budget Ongoing 2017.05.18.04 – 2017.05.18.07 Creation of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)

The Board requests that the BGC develop the inaugural charter of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC) to be responsible for considering Reconsideration Requests

19 Apr 2017 Initiating the Second Review of the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) Board Ongoing 2017.04.19.01 – 2017.04.19.02 Second Review of the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC)

The Board initiates the second RSSAC Review and directs ICANN organization to post a Request for Proposal to procure an independent examiner to begin the review as soon as practically feasible

19 Apr 2017 SO/AC FY18 Additional Budget Requests Approval Administration and Budget Complete 2017.04.19.03 Approval of SO/AC additional budget requests

The Board approves committing $646,800 during Fiscal Year 2018 to cover the costs associated with the adopted SO/AC additional budget requests.

16 Mar 2017 Renewal of .MOBI registry contract gTLDs Complete 2017.03.16.04 Renewal Registry Agreement for the .MOBI TLD

Approval of the proposed .MOBI Renewal Registry Agreement

16 Mar 2017 Consideration of the dot Sport Limited v. ICANN Independent Review Process Final Declaration gTLDs 2017.03.16.09 – 2017.03.16.10 dot Sport Limited v. ICANN IRP

The Board accepts that dot Sports Limited is the prevailing party in the dot Sport Limited v. ICANN Independent Review Process

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