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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
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 24 June 2017 Minutes

The Board approves the minutes of the 24 June 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

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 Herb Wave's 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

16 Mar 2017 Approval of GNSO Council Request for CEO & Registrar Stakeholder Group to evaluate alternatives for the implementation of Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy Part C (IRTP-C) Board Ongoing 2017.03.16.05 Alternatives for the implementation of IRTP-C

The Board instructs ICANN to work with the Registrar Stakeholder Group to evaluate alternatives for the implementation concerns related to Transfer Policy Part C.

16 Mar 2017 Approval of Community Anti-Harassment Policy Administration and Budget, Board Ongoing 2017.03.16.11 – 2017.03.16.12 Adoption of the Community Anti-Harassment Policy

The Board adopts the Community Anti-Harassment Policy as revised and directs ICANN to monitor whether the Office of the Ombudsman is the appropriate place for Community members to file a complaint

16 Mar 2017 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2017.03.16.01 Approval of the 3 February 2017 Minutes

The Board approves the minutes of the 3 February 2017 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board.

16 Mar 2017 Approval of Revised Delegation of Authority Guidelines regarding PTI Administration and Budget Complete 2017.03.16.06 Adoption of updated "ICANN Delegation of Authority Guidelines"

Adoption of a set of guidelines, the "ICANN Delegation of Authority Guidelines," to provide greater clarity of roles between the Board and CEO/Management.

16 Mar 2017 Protections for Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement Identifiers in gTLDs gTLDs Ongoing 2017.03.16.13 – 2017.03.16.14 Protections for the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement identifiers

Permanent protections for the identifiers of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and its respective components

16 Mar 2017 Appointment of new members to the SSAC Board Complete 2017.03.16.02 Appointment of Jay Daley and Cristian Hesselman to the SSAC

The Board appoints Jay Daley and Cristian Hesselman to the SSAC for three-year terms ending on 31 December 2019.

16 Mar 2017 Organizational Effectiveness Committee Charter Revisions Board Complete 2017.03.16.07 Revisions to the charter of the Organizational Effectiveness Committee

The Board approves the proposed revisions to the charter of the Organizational Effectiveness Committee to expand its oversight to include Specific Reviews.

16 Mar 2017 Thank You to Glen de Saint Géry Board Complete 2017.03.16.15 Thank you to Glen de Saint Géry for her service to the ICANN community

The Board thanks Glen de Saint Géry for her dedicated service to the ICANN community and wishes her well in her future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond

16 Mar 2017 Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC Board Complete 2017.03.16.03 Appointment of Fred Baker to the RSSAC as the F-root server operator representative

The Board appoints to the RSSAC the representative from F-root server operator, Fred Baker, through 31 December 2018.

16 Mar 2017 Consideration of the Gulf Cooperation Council v. ICANN Independent Review Process Final Declaration gTLDs Ongoing 2017.03.16.08 Further consideration of the Gulf Cooperation Council v. ICANN Independent Review Process Final Declaration

The Board has determined that further consideration and analysis of the Gulf Cooperation Council v. ICANN IRP Final Declaration is needed

03 Feb 2017 Appointment of Independent Auditors Administration and Budget Ongoing 2017.02.03.16 Appointment of independent auditors

The Board authorizes the President and CEO to take all steps necessary to engage BDO LLP and BDO member firms as the auditors for the financial statements for the fiscal year ending 30 June 2017.

03 Feb 2017 Delegation of the Internationalized Domain Name ccTLD .پاکستان representing Pakistan in Arabic script ccTLDs Ongoing 2017.02.03.02 Creation of the .پاکستان cc-TLD in Arabic script

PTI has reviewed and evaluated the request to delegate the .پاکستان country-code top-level domain to National Telecommunication Corporation.

03 Feb 2017 Appointment of Board Designees for New Specific Reviews: Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System Board Complete 2017.02.03.11 Appointment of Kaveh Ranjbar to the Second SSR Review Team

The Board appoints Kaveh Ranjbar to serve as a member of the Second SSR Review Team

03 Feb 2017 Consideration of Board Governance Committee's Advice to form a Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee Board Ongoing 2017.02.03.17 – 2017.02.03.19 Creation of a Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)

BGC has identified that Board's performance would be enhanced through the development of a Board committee specifically charged with oversight of ICANN Accountability Mechanisms.

03 Feb 2017 Security and Stability Advisory Committee Appointment Board Complete 2017.02.03.03 Appointment of Paul Ebersman to the SSAC

The Board appoints Paul Ebersman to the SSAC for a three-year term beginning immediately upon approval of the Board and ending on 31 December 2020.

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