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.

There may be a delay in updating this tool with the latest resolutions. To find the most up to date resolutions, please visit: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/resolutions-2014-03-24-en.

Date Resolution Titlesort descending Category Status Resolution Number Topic Summary
10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - ccTLD Agreement with auDA ccTLDs, International Agreements Complete 01.87, 01.88 ccTLD Agreement with auDA

Board authorizes the President to enter into the ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement for .au on behalf of ICANN.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - Continued Recognition of gTLD Registries Constituency ICANN Structures Complete 01.81 gTLD Registries, Constituency recognition, DNSO

Board recognizes TLD Registries Constituency of the DNSO for all purposes under Article VI-B, Sec. 3 of the ICANN Bylaws to operate in accordance with the letter and Articles of Operation.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - Geographic and Geopolitical Names in .info gTLDs Complete 01.92, 01.93 Geographic and Geopolitical Names in .info

Board directs the General Counsel to take action to preserve ICANN's ability to take action relating to the registration in .info of names of countries and distinct economies contained in the ISO 3166-1 list.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - IDN Committee ccTLDs, gTLDs Complete 01.94, 01.95, 01.96, 01.97, 01.98, 01.99, 01.100 IDN Committee

Board establishes the IDN Committee and provides instructions for execution of the committee's work.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - MoU with U.S. Department of Commerce and Root-Server CRADA International Agreements Complete 01.90, 01.91 Amendments to Memorandum of Understanding with Department of Commerce and Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

Board authorizes the President to enter into Amendment 4 to the ICANN-DOC Memorandum of Understanding and Amendment 2 to the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - Recommendations of Reconsideration Committee Board Complete 01.79, 01.80 Recommendations of the Reconsideration Committee

Board adopts the recommendations of the Reconsideration Committee that no action be taken on Requests 00-15 and 01-3.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - Schedule for IRP NomCom ICANN Structures Overtaken By Events 01.78 Independent Review Panel

Board gives IRP Nominating Committee until 15 October 2001 to nominate members for the IRP.

10 Sep 2001 2001-09-10 - Sponsored TLD Agreements gTLDs Complete 01.82, 01.83, 01.84, 01.85, 01.86 Sponsored TLD Agreements

Board authorizes President to enter .museum sponsorship agreement, to complete negotiation of the .aero and .coop agreements, and to enter those agreements following an opportunity for notice to and comment from Board.

16 Oct 2001 2001-10-16 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete EC01.15 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 06 January 2001 and 16 August 2001 Board meetings.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - At Large Study Committee Report ICANN Structures Complete 01.124, 01.125, 01.126, 01.127, 01.128, 01.129, 01.130, 01.131 At Large Study Committee Report

Board accepts the At Large Membership Study Committee final report and invites comment from the Internet community; directs the President to begin planning At Large election; and resolves to reach decisions on the process at the annual meeting in Ghana.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Audit Committee Board Complete 01.113 Audit Committee

Board continues Audit Committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Chairman of the Board Board Complete 01.104 Election of Chairman of the Board

Board re-elects Vinton Cerf as Chairman of the Board.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Conflicts of Interest Committee Board Complete 01.112 Committees

Board continues the Conflicts of Interest Committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Election of Officers Board Complete 01.106, 01.107, 01.108 Election of Officers

Board elects Stuart Lynn as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation; Louis Touton as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Corporation; Andrew McLaughlin as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Executive Committee ICANN Structures Complete 01.109, 01.110, 01.111 Executive Committee

Board continues Executive Committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Finance Committee Board Complete 01.114 Finance Committee

Board continues Finance Committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Geographic and Geopolitical Names in .info gTLDs Complete 01.121, 01.122, 01.123 Geographic and Geopolitical Names in .info

Board accepts President's Proposed Action Plan and President's recommendations of individuals to be appointed to discussion group; authorizes President to invite additional individuals to participate in discussion group.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - IDN Committee Board Complete 01.118, 01.119, 01.120 IDN Committee

Board appoints members of IDN committee, designates budget, and directs committee to provide work plan.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Meetings Committee Board Complete 01.115 Meetings Committee

Board continues Meetings Committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Reconsideration Committee Board Complete 01.116 Reconsideration Committee

Board continues Reconsideration Committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Restructuring Committee Board None 01.132, 01.133, 01.134 Restructuring Committee

Board establishes the Committee of the Board on Restructuring and appoints chairs and members to the new committee.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Standing Committee on Security and Stability ICANN Structures Complete 01.117 Standing Committee on Security and Stability

Board directs President to appoint a President's standing committee on the security and stability and to develop a proposed charter for the committee and submit it to the board.

15 Nov 2001 2001-11-15 - Vice-Chairman of the Board Board Complete 01.105 Vice-Chairman of the Board

Board re-elects Alejandro Pisanty as Vice-Chairman of the Board.

14 Dec 2001 2001-12-14 - Election of Officers Board Complete 01.141, 01.142, 01.143, 01.144 Election of Officers

Board creates office of Vice President and Chief Policy Officer and elects Andrew McLaughlin to the office; accepts Andrew McLaughlin's resignation from the office of Chief Financial Officer; elects Diane Schroeder to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

14 Dec 2001 2001-12-14 - IDN Committee Board Complete 01.139 IDN Committee membership

Board appoints additional members to IDN Committee.

21 Jan 2002 2002-01-21 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete 02.01 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 14 December 2001 Board meeting.

21 Jan 2002 2002-01-21 - Reconsideration Requests Board Complete 02.03, 02.04, 02.05, 02.06, 02.07 Reconsideration Requests

Board adopts the following recommendations from the Reconsideration Committee: RC 01-4, which requests that DNSO Names Council take notice of the issues raised by Verio; RC 01-6, which requests that the Reconsideration Committee's recommendations be sent to providers of UDRP to help ensure proper panelist training; and RC 01-7, which recommends that the Board take no action on reconsideration request 01-7.

21 Jan 2002 2002-01-21 - Relationships with Root Nameserver Operators Root Zone Complete 02.08 MoUs with Root Nameservers

Board authorizes President to enter into MoUs with organizations operating the root nameservers.

31 Jan 2002 2002-01-31 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete EC02.1 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 16 October 2001 Board meeting.

12 Feb 2002 2002-02-12 - Approval of .jp ccTLD Sponorship Agreement ccTLDs, International Agreements Complete 02.13, 02.14 Approval of .jp ccTLD Sponorship Agreement

Board authorizes the President to enter into the .jp ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement on behalf of ICANN.

12 Feb 2002 2002-02-12 - Bylaw Amendment Regarding Term Alignments Board Complete 02.12 Bylaw Amendment Regarding Term Alignments

Board amends Article V, Section 9 of the bylaws regarding the terms of office for Directors selected by Supporting Organizations.

12 Feb 2002 2002-02-12 - Reconsideration Requests Board Complete 02.09, 02.10, 02.11 Reconsideration Requests

Board adopts the following recommendations set forth by the Reconsideration Committee's Recommendation RC 01-5: that the request for withdrawal of ICP-3 be denied, that the Board designate ICP-1, ICP-2, and ICP-3 as members of the ICP series of documents, and that additional designations of documents in the ICP series be made only upon Board endorsement.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - .org Reassignment gTLDs Complete 02.36, 02.37, 02.38, 02.39 Reassignment of .org

Board directs the President to request proposals for reassignment, present to Board proposal for application fee levels, review applications and assemble report on applications; applications received are to be posted on ICANN web site with public comment.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - .pro Agreement gTLDs Complete 02.40, 02.41 .pro Registry Agreement

Board authorizes President to enter .pro registry agreement and to implement the agreement.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - ALSC Report and At Large ICANN Structures Complete 02.15, 02.16, 02.17, 02.18, 02.19 ALSC Report

Board resolves that At Large Membership issues can most effectively be developed in the context of broader ICANN reforms and that ICANN should have a robust At Large mechanism for meaningful, informed participation by Internet users of the kind recommended in the ALSC report.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - Evolution and Reform Committee ICANN Structures Complete 02.20, 02.21, 02.22, 02.23, 02.24, 02.25, 02.26 Evolution and Reform Committee

Board changes name of the Committee on Restructuring to the Evolution and Reform Committee. Board instructs the Committee to report to the Board its recommendations and a timeline for structural change as specified and with consideration of the public's input.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - Geographic and Geopolitical Names in .info gTLDs Complete 02.42, 02.43, 02.44 Geographic and Geopolitical Names in .info

Board accepts ICNG report, adopts ICNG recommendation that 329 country names reserved under resolution 01.92 be made available for registration by specified groups, and invites GAC to investigate levels of interest by governments and distinct economies for a TLD to be used internationally for official purposes.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - Independent Review Implementation Board Complete 02.46, 02.47 Independent Review Implementation

Board excuses the Independent Review Nominating Committee from further service and refers any issues concerning an independent review mechanism to the Committee on ICANN Evolution and Reform.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - LACNIC Application and Transition Plan ICANN Structures Complete 02.28, 02.29 LACNIC application and transition plan

Board grants provisional approval of LACNIC's application and transition plan.

14 Mar 2002 2002-03-14 - Redemption Grace Period gTLDs Complete 02.45 Implementation of Redemption Grace Period

Board directs staff to convene a technical steering group for implementation of Redemption Grace Period proposal.