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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
06 Apr 2000 2000-04-06 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete 00.27 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for January 12, 2000 Board meeting.

06 Apr 2000 2000-04-06 - Check Authorization Administration and Budget Complete 00.28 Check Authorization

Board authorizes President to disburse funds to pay for legal services.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - CEO Search Administration and Budget Complete 00.22 CEO Search

Board authorizes ICANN CEO to negotiate contract with search firm not to exceed allotted amount, adopts proposed Audit Committee Charter, and ratifies Memorandum of Understanding.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - BYLAW AMENDMENT- TERMS OF ORIGINAL SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION DIRECTORS Board Complete 00.19 Bylaw Amendment - Terms of Original Supporting Organization

Board amends the Corporation's bylaws to allow the Supporting Organization Council to vote to revise its designation of which person shall serve which term.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - New Top-Level Domains gTLDs Complete none assigned introduction of new generic top-level domains, new gTLDs, Names Council

Board seeks community, Names Council and Staff recommendations on topic of new generic top-level domains - taking into account protection of globally famous trademarks.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - ccTLD ADMINISTRATION AND DELEGATION POLICIES ccTLDs Complete 00.13 ccTLD Administration and Delegation Policies

Board resolves that the President and Staff are to work with interested parties to draft language for the rights and responsibilities of the various parties in ccTLD agreements.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - RATIFICATION OF PAYMENTS Administration and Budget Complete 00.25 Ratification of Payments

Board ratifies and approves President's actions in making payments for legal services.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - INDEPENDENT REVIEW POLICY Board Complete 00.20, 00.21 Independent Review Policy

Board adopts the Independent Review Policy submitted by the Advisory Committee on Independent Review and directs the President and staff to implement the Review Policy and form the Nominating Committee.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - At Large Membership ICANN Structures Complete 00.18 At Large Membership

Board directs the staff to propose and post for review amendments to Article II of the bylaws to establish procedures for nomination and selection of the At Large Membership and to initiate a comprehensive study of the At Large Membership process and structure.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - INFORMATION FROM WIPO gTLDs Complete 00.17 Information from WIPO

Board notes that WIPO list of globally famous trademarks would be helpful to expansion of TLD space.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - AUDIT COMMITTEE CHARTER Board Complete 00.23 Audit Committee Charter

Board adopts Audit Committee Charter.

10 Mar 2000 2000-03-10 - MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH IETF International Agreements Complete 00.24 Memorandum of Understanding with IETF

Board ratifies Memorandum of Understanding with the Internet Engineering Task Force.

10 Feb 2000 2000-02-10 - REVISED 1999-2000 BUDGET Administration and Budget Complete 00.8, 00.9 1999-2000 Budget

Board approves revised 1999-2000 Budget.

10 Feb 2000 2000-02-10 - TERMS OF NAMES COUNCIL MEMBERS REPRESENTING NONCOMMERCIAL DOMAIN NAME HOLDERS CONSTITUENCY ICANN Structures Complete 00.12 Names Council, terms, representatives

Board extends terms of all three NCDNHC representatives on the NC as of October 18, 1999, to expire on February 20, 2000.

10 Feb 2000 2000-02-10 - RECOMMENDATION OF THE RECONSIDERATION COMMITTEE Board Complete 00.10, 00.11 Recommendation of the Reconsideration Committee

Board denies the requests for reconsideration submitted by Bruce Perelman and Russ Smith.

12 Jan 2000 2000-01-12 - APPROVAL OF MINUTES Board Complete 00.1 Approval of Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 27 September, 18 October, 4 November, and 9 December 1999 Board meetings.

12 Jan 2000 2000-01-12 - CONTRACT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE FOR IANA FUNCTION Administration and Budget Complete 00.5, 00.6 Contract with U.S. Department of Commerce for IANA Function

Board accepts the terms of the agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce whereby ICANN will perform the IANA function and directed the President and General Counsel to finalize the agreement's language and to sign it on behalf of the Corporation.

12 Jan 2000 2000-01-12 - OFFICE SPACE Administration and Budget Complete 00.2, 00.3 Office Space

Board authorizes the President to enter into a contract to lease more office space.

12 Jan 2000 2000-01-12 - RECOMMENDATION OF THE RECONSIDERATION COMMITTEE Board Complete 00.4 Recommendation of the Reconsideration Committee

Board denies of Gene Marsh's request for reconsideration.

04 Nov 1999 1999-11-04 - At Large Membership ICANN Structures Complete 99.143, 99.144, 99.145, 99.146 At-Large Membership

Board directs the President and CEO to hire an At-Large membership project manager, convene a Membership Implementation Task Force, and create a report on possible amendments to Article II of the Bylaws.

04 Nov 1999 1999-11-04 - Board Elections Board Complete 99.118, 99.119, 99.120, 99.121, 99.122, 99.123, 99.124, 99.125, 99.126, 99.127, 99.128 Board Elections

Board elects the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board and appoints the Executive Committee, Exceutive Search Committee, Reconsideration Committee, Conflicts Committee, and Audit Committee of the Board.

04 Nov 1999 1999-11-04 - Election of Corporate Officers Administration and Budget Complete 99.129, 99.130, 99.131 Corporate Officers

Board elects Michael M. Roberts as President and Chief Executive Officer, Louis Touton as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, and Andrew McLaughlin as Chief Financial Officer.

04 Nov 1999 1999-11-04 - Ad Hoc Group on Future Numbering Requirements - Charter and Forum Internet Protocols Complete 99.138, 99.139 Ad Hoc Group on Numbering

Board approves charter for Ad Hoc Group on Numbering and directs opening of public comment forum and website.

04 Nov 1999 1999-11-04 - Recommendations of the Task Force on Funding Administration and Budget Complete 99.134, 99.135, 99.136, 99.137 Funding Recommendations

Board adopts and directs implementation of recommendations set forth in the Final Report of the President's Task Force on Funding.

04 Nov 1999 1999-11-04 - Agreements Among ICANN, Department of Commerce, Network Solutions gTLDs Complete 99.132, 99.133 Agreement with Network Solutions

Board approves agreements among Network Solutions, Inc., the United States Department of Commerce, and ICANN, and directs their implementation.

29 Oct 1999 1999-10-29 - Amendment and Restatement of Bylaws Administration and Budget Complete 99.116, 99.117 Bylaws

Board approves and adopts Amended and Restated Bylaws.

24 Oct 1999 1999-10-24 - APPROVAL OF MINUTES Board Complete 99.110, 99.111 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for March 4, March 31, May 27, June 23, July 16, July 26, August 12, and September 9, 1999 Board meetings.

24 Oct 1999 1999-10-24 - IMPLEMENTATION OF UNIFORM DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY gTLDs Complete 99.112, 99.113, 99.114, 99.115 UDRP Implementation

Board directs implementation and monitoring of the UDRP.

18 Oct 1999 1999-10-18 - Appointment of Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary Administration and Budget Complete 99.108, 99.109 Election of Corporate Officers

Board elects Louis Touton to the offices of Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel.

18 Oct 1999 1999-10-18 - Domain Name Supporting Organization ICANN Structures Complete 99-95, 99-96, 99-97, 99-98, 99-99, 99.100, 99.101, 99.102, 99.103, 99.104, 99.105, 99.106, 99.107 DNSO created

Board unanimously grants final recognition to the DNSO Names Council and constituencies.

27 Sep 1999 1999-09-27 - BYLAWS CHANGES RELATING TO SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION ELECTIONS ICANN Structures Complete 99.93, 99.94 Bylaws Amendments for SO Elections

Board amends the Bylaws relating to elections for Supporting Organizations.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - SO Director terms Board Complete 99.73 SO Director Terms

Board amends the date for SO Director terms.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - Extension of Initial At-Large Director Terms ICANN Structures Complete 99.86 Extension of Initial At-Large Directors' Terms

Board extends the terms of the initial At-Large Directors.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy for gTLD Registrars gTLDs Complete 99.81, 99.82, 99.83, 99.84, 99.85 UDRP for gTLD Registrars

Board accepts DNSO's recommendation that ICANN adopt a uniform dispute resolution policy (UDRP) for accredited registrars in the .com, .net, and .org TLDs, and directs implementation of this policy.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - Independent Review Board Complete 99.92 Independent Review

Board accepts the principles for independent review submitted by the Committee and directs the President and staff to prepare a written policy implementing those principles.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - Ad Hoc Group on Future Numbering Requirements Internet Protocols Complete 99.79 Formation of Ad Hoc Group on Numbering

Board directs creation of an ad hoc group charged with developing the objectives and proposing structures for future policies in the area of numbering.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - PSO MOU Ratification and Bylaws Amendments ICANN Structures Complete 99.74, 99.75 PSO

Board ratifies the MOU and amends the Bylaws to create the Protocol Supporting Organization (PSO).

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - ASO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ICANN Structures Complete 99.76, 99.77, 99.78 ASO Memorandum Of Uunderstanding

Board accepts proposal for formation of an MOU-based Address Supporting Organization (ASO) and authorizes preparation of implementing Bylaws and MOU.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - Recognition of the Non-Commercial Domain Name Holders Constituency ICANN Structures Complete 99.80 Non Commercial Name Holders Constituency, recognition, DNSO

Board provisionally recognies the Non-Commercial Domain Name Holders Constituency of the Domain Name Supporting Organization.

26 Aug 1999 1999-08-26 - At-Large Membership ICANN Structures Complete 99.87, 99.88, 99.89, 99.90, 99.91 At-Large Membership

Board resolves that the At-Large Directors should be selected by an At-Large Council, the members of which are directly elected by the at-large members of ICANN, and the Council will consist of 18 members selected pursuant to an election process.

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