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
07 Oct 2013 New gTLD Collision Occurrence Management Internet Protocols Complete 2013.10.07.NG01 – 2013.10.07.NG02 New gTLD Collision Occurrence Management Plan

NGPC adopts and directs the implementation of the New gTLD Collision Occurrence Management Plan, and provides recommendations to the Board regarding follow-up items to manage name collision.

28 Sep 2013 Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) Review Implementation ICANN Structures Ongoing 2013.09.28.06 - 2013.09.28.08 ccNSO Implementation Project Plan Update

Board receives final ccNSO Implementation Plan update (dated September 2013), notes the completion of the implementation phase of the ccNSO review, and directs the President and CEO to assess the improvements arising out of the ccNSO review in accordance with the assessment phase of the organizational review cycle.

28 Sep 2013 Clarification Regarding the Competition, Consumer Trust and Choice Metrics for the New gTLD Program per the AoC Review gTLDs Complete 2013.09.28.13 – 2013.09.28.14 Metrics to Determine Impact of New gTLDs on Competition, Consumer Trust and Choice

Board approves the empanelment of an Implementation Advisory Group for Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice.

28 Sep 2013 GNSO Review ICANN Structures Complete 2013.09.28.09 2014 GNSO Review

Board postpones GNSO Review to commence in 2014 and directs the SIC to commence preparations for this Review as soon as feasible.

28 Sep 2013 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.09.28.NG01 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

Approved NGPC meeting minutes from 13 August 2013 and 10 September 2013 New gTLD Program Committee Meetings.

28 Sep 2013 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2013.09.28.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 17 & 18 July and 22 August 2013 Board Meetings.

28 Sep 2013 Appointment of 2014 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect ICANN Structures Complete 2013.09.28.10 2014 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect Appointments

Board appoints Cheryl Langdon-Orr as the 2014 Nominating Committee Chair and Stéphane Van Gelder as the 2014 Nominating Committee Chair-Elect.

28 Sep 2013 Remaining Items from Beijing and Durban GAC Advice Board Complete 2013.09.28.NG02 GAC Advice (Beijing, Durban)

NGPC adopts the “Remaining Items from Beijing and Durban GAC Advice: Updates and Actions” (28 September 2013).

28 Sep 2013 Delegation of Iran country code top-level domain ccTLDs Complete 2013.09.28.02 – 2013.09.28.03 Delegation of the Iran countrycode top-level domain

Board approves the delegation of the Iran country code top-level domain to the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences.

28 Sep 2013 Treatment of New gTLD Historical Costs Administration and Budget Complete 2013.09.28.11 Treatment of the Historical Development Costs of the New gTLD Program

Board authorizes the President and CEO to take all actions necessary to transfer from ICANN’s operating fund to ICANN’s Reserve Fund all amounts, whether already paid or to be repaid in the future, that constitute Historical Development Costs.

28 Sep 2013 GNSO Locking of a Domain Name Subject to UDRP Proceedings PDP Recommendations gTLDs Ongoing 2013.09.28.04 – 2013.09.28.05 Locking Domain Name Subject to UDRP Proceedings

Board adopts the GNSO Council Policy Recommendations on the Locking of a Domain Name subject to UDRP Proceedings as set forth in the Final Report and directs the President and CEO to develop and complete an implementation plan for these Recommendations.

28 Sep 2013 Proposed Process for GNSO Stakeholder Group and Constituency Charter Amendments ICANN Structures Complete 2013.09.28.12 GNSO Stakeholder Group and Constituency Charter Amendments

Board approves the charter amendment process formulated and recommended by the Structural Improvements Committee and directs ICANN Staff to notify the leadership of the various GNSO Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies of the process and post a copy of the approved process on the GNSO web site within seven calendar days.

10 Sep 2013 Reconsideration Request 13-5, Booking.com B.V. Board Complete 2013.09.10.NG02 Reconsideration Request 13-5

NGPC denies Booking.com's Reconsideration Request 13-5 relating to the .hotels and .hoteis strings because Booking.com has not stated proper grounds for reconsideration.

10 Sep 2013 GAC Communiqué Durban - Scorecard Board Complete 2013.09.10.NG03 GAC Communique Durban Scorecard

NGPC adopts the “ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee Scorecard in response to GAC Durban Communiqué” (10 September 2013).

10 Sep 2013 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.09.10.NG01 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

Approved NGPC meeting minutes from 13 and 17 July 2013 New gTLD Program Committee Meetings.

22 Aug 2013 Redelegation of the .BW domain representing Botswana ccTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.05 – 2013.08.22.06 Redelegation

Board approves of redelegation of .BW

22 Aug 2013 Renewal of .BIZ Registry Agreement gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.12 .BIZ Registry Agreement

Board approves renewal of .BIZ Registry Agreement (with revised provisions) and authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division and the General Counsel to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Redelegation of the .PT domain representing Portugal ccTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.07 – 2013.08.22.08 Redelegation of .PT

Board approves the redelegation of .PT

22 Aug 2013 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.01 Board Minutes

Approved Board meeting minutes from 27 June 2013 Board Meeting.

22 Aug 2013 Ombudsman FY13 At-Risk Compensation – EXECUTIVE SESSION Administration and Budget Complete 2013.08.22.09 At-Risk Component of Ombudsman Compensation

Board approves payment to the Ombudsman for his FY13 at-risk compensation component.

22 Aug 2013 FY14 Budget Approval Administration and Budget Complete 2013.08.22.02 FY14 Operating Plan and Budget

Board adopts FY14 Operating Plan and Budget.

22 Aug 2013 Renewal of .INFO Registry Agreement gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.10 .INFO Registry Agreement

Board approves renewal of .INFO Registry Agreement (with revised provisions) and authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division and the General Counsel to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Approval of Contract with General Contractor for Los Angeles Office Expansion Administration and Budget Complete 2013.08.22.03 – 2013.08.22.04 Los Angeles Office Expansion

Board authorizes President and CEO to enter into an agreement between ICANN and Cannon Constructors Group South, Inc. for the construction of additional office space and to make all necessary disbursements in furtherance of the agreement.

22 Aug 2013 Renewal of .ORG Registry Agreement gTLDs Complete 2013.08.22.11 .ORG Registry Agreement

Board approves renewal of .ORG Registry Agreement (with revised provisions) and authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division and the General Counsel to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.

13 Aug 2013 Reconsideration Request 13-4, DotConnectAfrica Trust Board Complete 2013.08.13.NG04 Reconsideration Request 13-4

NGPC denies DCA Trust's Reconsideration Request 13-4 relating to the .AFRICA string because DCA Trust has not stated proper grounds for reconsideration.

13 Aug 2013 Approval of New gTLD Program Committee Meeting Minutes gTLDs Complete 2013.08.13.NG05 New gTLD Program Committee Minutes

Approved NGPC meeting minutes from 18 & 25 June and 2 July 2013 New gTLD Program Committee Meetings.

13 Aug 2013 Dotless Domains gTLDs Ongoing 2013.08.13.NG01 – 2013.08.13.NG03 Dotless Domains

The New gTLD Program Committee affirms that the use of dotless domains is prohibited.

18 Jul 2013 Approval of RSSAC Appointees ICANN Structures Complete 2013.07.18.09 – 2013.07.18.12 RSSAC Appointees

Board appoints RSSAC Co-Chairs and initial RSSAC members.

18 Jul 2013 Thank You to Departing Community Members ICANN Structures Complete 2013.07.18.01 - 2013.07.18.03

Board thanks volunteers departing from the ccNSO Council, the GNSO Council, the New gTLD Applicant Group (NTAG), Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency (NPOC), Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) and the European Regional At-Large Organization (EURALO).

18 Jul 2013 FY14 Budget Approval Timing Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.18.13 – 2013.07.18.14 FY14 Budget Timing Approval

Board approves delay in adoption of FY14 Budget to allow for review of further public comment.

18 Jul 2013 Committee Appointments Board Complete 2013.07.18.04 Appointment to Board Committees

Jonne Soininen appointed as a non-voting Liaison to the IANA Committee, the New gTLD Program Committee, the Public and Stakeholder Engagement Committee, and the Risk Committee.

18 Jul 2013 Thank You to Thomas Narten Board Complete 2013.07.18.15 Thanks to departing Board member

Thanks to departing Board member Thomas Narten

18 Jul 2013 Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Metrics for the New gTLD Program per AoC Review gTLDs Ongoing 2013.07.18.05 – 2013.07.18.07 Metrics to Determine Impact of New gTLDs on Competition, Consumer Trust and Choice

Board directs the commencement of the process under the AoC for convening the Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Review Team (Review Team).

18 Jul 2013 Singapore Office Lease Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.18.08 Singapore Office Lease

Board authorizes the President and CEO to enter into a lease for the ICANN Singapore hub office in an amount not to exceed US$750,000 for a two-year term.

17 Jul 2013 Reappointment of Ombudsman Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.17.11 Reappointment of Ombudsman

Board reappoints Chris LaHatte as the ICANN Ombudsman for a second two-year term from 28 July 2013 through 27 July 2015.

17 Jul 2013 Redelegation of .EE ccTLDs Complete 2013.07.17.03 – 2013.07.17.04 Redelegation of .EE

Board approves the redelegation of .EE

17 Jul 2013 Delegation of .MOH ccTLDs Complete 2013.07.17.05 – 2013.07.17.06 Delegation of .MOH

Board approves the delegation of the .мон (“mon”) domain representing Mongolia in Cyrillic to Datacom LLC

17 Jul 2013 Extension of Initial Protections of IGO Names and Acronyms gTLDs "2013.07.17.NG01 - 2013.07.17.NG02 - 2013.07.17.NG03" Extension of Initial Protections of IGO Names and Acronyms

"NGPC confirms that appropriate preventative initial protection for the IGO identifiers will continue to be provided

NGPC determines that pursuant to Specification 5 in the New gTLD Registry Agreement adopted on 2 July 2013, registry operators will continue to implement temporary protections for the precise IGO names and acronyms on the ""IGO List""

NGPC and GAC do not reach an agreement on outstanding implementation issues for protecting IGO names and acronyms by the first meeting of the NGPC following the ICANN 48 meeting in Buenos Aires, and subject to any matters that arise during the discussions, the NGPC determines that registry operators will be required to protect only the IGO names identified on the GAC's ""IGO List"" "

17 Jul 2013 CRM Implementation Project Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.17.07 – 2013.07.17.08 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Implementation

Board authorizes the President, Generic Domains Division to enter into one or more agreements, and make all disbursements required under the agreement(s), for the necessary CRM implementation work to support the upcoming phases of the New gTLD Program, including contracting and pre-delegation testing.

17 Jul 2013 Approval of President & CEO FY13 T3 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget Complete 2013.07.17.09 – 2013.07.17.10 At-Risk Component of CEO Compensation

Board approves payment to the President and CEO for his FY13 T3 at-risk compensation component.

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