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
04 Jun 2001 2001-06-04 - Revision of Registrar Application and Accreditation Fees gTLDs Complete 01.65, 01.66 Registrar Application and Accreditation Fees

Board revises registrar application and accreditation fees.

04 Jun 2001 2001-06-04 - Approval of 2001-2002 Budget Administration and Budget Complete 01.63, 01.64 2001-2002 Budget

Board approves Fiscal Year 2001-2002 Budget.

07 May 2001 2001-05-07 - Independent Review Board Complete 01.49, 01.50, 01.51 Independent Review

Board notes there are nine vacancies on the Independent Review Panel and adopts procedures to fill those vacancies.

07 May 2001 2001-05-07 - New Top-Level Domains gTLDs Complete 01.60, 01.61, 01.62 New gTLDs

Board authorizes the President to enter and implement the dot-biz and dot-info registry agreements.

07 May 2001 2001-05-07 - Recommendations of Reconsideration Committee Board Complete 01.57 Recommendations of the Reconsideration Committee

Board adopts the recommendations of the Reconsideration Committee that the Board take no action in response to Requests 00-8, 00-9, 00-10, 00-11, 00-12, 00-13, 00-14, 00-16, 01-1, and 01-2.

02 Apr 2001 2001-04-02 - Revision to Agreements with VeriSign gTLDs Complete 01.47, 01.48 Revision to VeriSign Agreements

Board reassesses revisions of the VeriSign agreements after an opportunity for public comment and authorizes the President to enter into the revised agreements with VeriSign on behalf of ICANN.

02 Apr 2001 2001-04-02 - Contract for IANA Function Administration and Budget Complete 01.45, 01.46 Contract for IANA Function

Board accepts the terms of the renewal contract with the U.S. Government for ICANN's provision of the IANA function and authorizes the General Counsel to sign the renewal contract on behalf of the Corporation.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Ad Hoc Group Internet Protocols Complete 01.16, 01.17, 01.18, 01.19 Ad Hoc Group

Board refers the McFadden-Holmes Report to the Address Council of the Address Supporting Organization for development of recommendations; declares work of the Ad Hoc Group complete; and requests Staff to continue archiving the Ad Hoc Group's postings for at least one year.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Disbursement and Check Signing Authority Administration and Budget Complete 01.30, 01.31, 01.32, 01.33 Disbursement and Check Signing Authority

Board authorizes key officers to authorize disbursements of the Corporation's funds and sign checks within specified parameters.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - New TLD Agreements gTLDs Complete 01.24, 01.25, 01.26, 01.27 New gTLDs

Board authorizes the President and General Counsel to finalize negotiations with new TLD operators, enter agreements, and implement the agreements.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Agreements with ccTLD Managers ccTLDs Complete 01.37 Agreements with ccTLD Managers

Board resolves that ICANN management will complete draft legacy agreements.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - DNSO Review ICANN Structures Complete 01.28, 01.29 DNSO review, Names Council

Board seeks further community input on DNSO Restructuring.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Proposed Revision to VeriSign Agreements gTLDs Complete 01.22, 01.23 Proposed Revision to VeriSign Agreements

Board requests all members of the Internet community to comment on the proposed to the VerisSign agreements and directs the staff ro maintain a web-based public comment forum.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Appointment of Auditors Administration and Budget Complete 01.34, 01.35 Appointment of Auditors for financial audit p>Appoints KPMG, LLP, to conduct the annual financial audit.
13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Handling of DNSO Funds ICANN Structures Complete 01.36 DNSO Funds

Board authorizes President to maintain a separate bank account for DNSO funds.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Recommendations of Reconsideration Committee Board Complete 01.15 Recommendations of the Reconsideration Committee

Board adopts the Reconsideration Committee's Recommendations to take no action on reconsideration requests RC 00-6 and RC 00-7.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete 01.14 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 25 September 2000, 17 and 31 October 2000 Board meetings.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Internationalized Domain Names ccTLDs, gTLDs Complete 01.38, 01.39, 01.40 Internationalized Domain Names

Board urges community education and dialogue over to eliminate confusion about the numerous existing internationalized testbeds and pre-registration services. Board identifies an internal working group to investigate and submit a report concerning the technical and policy issues surrounding the internationalization of domain names.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Budget for At Large Membership Study Committee ICANN Structures Complete 01.21 Budget for At Large Membership Study Committee

Board establishes budget of up to US $450,000 for direction of the At Large Membership Study Committee.

13 Mar 2001 2001-03-13 - Membership of At Large Membership Study Committee ICANN Structures Complete 01.20 Membership of the At Large Membership Study Committee

Board ratifies the proposed members of the At Large Membership Study Committee.

30 Jan 2001 2001-01-30 - Repayment of Loan Administration and Budget Complete EC01.4 Loan Repayment

Board authorizes President to disburse funds in full repayment of loan.

22 Jan 2001 2001-01-22 - At Large Membership Study ICANN Structures Complete 01.11, 01.12, 01.13 At Large Membership Study

Board establishes the charter for the At Large Membership Study Committee.

22 Jan 2001 2001-01-22 - Committees Board Complete 01.06, 01.07, 01.08, 01.09, 01.10 Committees

Board continues Audit Committee, Committee on Conflicts of Interest, and Reconsideration Committee, and designates a Meetings Committee.

22 Jan 2001 2001-01-22 - New CEO ICANN Structures Complete 01.01, 01.02, 01.03, 01.04, 01.05 New CEO

Board elects Stuart Lynn to be President and Chief Executive Officer; authorizes Vice President and General Counsel to make disbursements of the Corporation's funds and sign checks to the order of Dr. Lynn, that fulfill the terms of the Employment Agreement; extends thanks to Christopher Mill & Partners, to the members of the Executive Search Committee, and to others who contributed to the search.

06 Jan 2001 2001-01-06 - InterNIC License and Services Administration and Budget Complete EC01.2, EC01.3 InterNIC License and Services

Board authorizes the President and Vice President to enter into a license with the U.S. Department of Commerce for the InterNIC service mark in substantially the form presented to the Executive Committee, and authorizes the President to take appropriate steps to provide or arrange for the provision of InterNIC services as contemplated by the license.

13 Dec 2000 2000-12-13 - Finance Committee Board Complete 00.96, 00.97 Finance Committee

Board designates a Finance Committee and appointes chairs and members to the Finance Committee.

16 Nov 2000 2000-11-16 - Organizational Meeting Administration and Budget Complete 00.93, 00.94, 00.95 Organizational meeting

Board affirms the elections from the organizational meeting of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board, as well as the Executive Committee.

16 Nov 2000 2000-11-16 - Election of Officers Board Complete 00.86, 00.87, 00.88 Election of Officers

Board elects Michael M. Roberts as President and CEO; Louis Touton as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary; and Andrew McLaughlin as CFO.

16 Nov 2000 2000-11-16 - Selection of New TLD Proposals for Negotiation gTLDs Complete 00.89, 00.90, 00.91 Selection of New TLD Proposals for Negotiation

Board selects seven new TLD proposals: JVTeam (.biz), Afilias (.info), Global Name Registry (.name), RegistryPro (.pro), Museum Domain Management Association (.museum), Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (.aero), and Cooperative League of the USA dba National Cooperative Business Association (.coop).

17 Oct 2000 2000-10-17 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete 00.81 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 16 July and 30 August 2000 Board meetings.

25 Sep 2000 2000-09-25 - Amendment to ASO MOU ICANN Structures Complete 00.76 Amendment to ASO MOU

Board authorizes the President to amend the ASO MOU to align the terms of the new members of the Address Council.

25 Sep 2000 2000-09-25 - Delegation of ccTLDs ccTLDs Complete 00.74, 00.75 Delegation of ccTLDs

Board resolves that the IANA staff is advised that alpha-2 codes not on the ISO 3166-1 list are only delegable in certain circumstances for applications that need a coded representation in the name of the country, territory, or area involved; and resolves that the delegation of additional ccTLDs will only be established upon Board approval of stable and appropriate agreements between ICANN and the ccTLDs.

25 Sep 2000 2000-09-25 - Multilingual Domain Names gTLDs Complete 00.77, 00.78, 00.79, 00.80 Multilingual Domain Name Testbed

Board calls on VeriSign to consult with IETF and IAB to promote technical standardization of testbeds and to conduct the testbed in compliance with agreements with ICANN; urges registrars to protect interests and expectations of domain-name holders and affected third parties in handing registrations within the testbed; and directs President and staff to investigate and report whether addenda to agreements with VeriSign are required to facilitate desired testbed standardization.

30 Aug 2000 2000-08-30 - Agreements with United States Government International Agreements Complete 00.71 Agreements with United States Government

Board authorizes the President to enter into Amendment 2 to the ICANN-U.S. Memorandum of Understanding, Amendment 1 to the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, and a modification to the purchase order for the IANA function.

30 Aug 2000 2000-08-30 - Approval of Minutes Board Complete 00.73 Board Minutes

Board approved minutes for 11 December 2008 Board meeting.

30 Aug 2000 2000-08-30 - Payment for Legal Services Administration and Budget Complete 00.72 Payment for Legal Services

Board authorizes President to pay legal services invoice.

16 Jul 2000 2000-07-16 - Root-Server System Enhancement Root Zone Complete 00.58, 00.59, 00.60, 00.61, 00.62, 00.63 Root-Server System Enhancement

Board adopts the Root Server System Advisory Committee recommendations and directs President and staff to prepare and submit a proposal to the U.S. Department of Commerce to enhance the current root-server-system architecture.

16 Jul 2000 2000-07-16 - Bylaws on Membership ICANN Structures Complete 00.52 Approving bylaws on At Large membership

Board approves the amendments to Article II of the bylaws regarding the structure and form of the At Large membership and election process.

16 Jul 2000 2000-07-16 - Sublease for Additional Office Space Administration and Budget Complete 00.54, 00.55 Additional Office Space

Board authorizes President to enter into an addendum to ICANN's lease for its present office space to inculde additional office space.

16 Jul 2000 2000-07-16 - Bylaws on Minutes Administration and Budget Complete 00.53 Amended bylaws on minutes

Board approves amended bylaws regarding making meeting minutes available to the public promptly.

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