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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
10 Mar 2016 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete 2016.03.10.01 Approval of Board meting minutes

Board approves the minutes of the 3 February 2016 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board.

10 Mar 2016 Thank You to Staff Complete 2016.03.10.20 Board Thanks the ICANN Staff

Board thanks the ICANN staff who worked on all aspects of the development of the transition and accountability proposals.

10 Mar 2016 Next Steps for the Internationalized Registration Data (WHOIS) Final Report Board, gTLDs, General Ongoing 2016.03.10.05 – 2016.03.10.07 Next Steps for the Internationalized Registration Data (WHOIS) Final Report

Board receives and reviews the IRD Final (WHOIS) Report submitted by the IRD Working Group and next steps

10 Mar 2016 Thank You to Interpreters, Staff, Event and Hotel Teams of ICANN 55 Meeting Board, General Complete 2016.03.10.23 Board thanks to Interpreters, Staff, Event and Hotel Teams of ICANN 55 Meeting

Board thanks to Interpreters, Staff, Event and Hotel Teams of ICANN 55 Meeting

10 Mar 2016 Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC General, ICANN Structures 2016.03.10.02 Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC

Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC

10 Mar 2016 Board Member Mentorship Program Board, General Ongoing 2016.03.10.08 New Board Mentorship Program

Board adopts the New Board Mentorship Program

10 Mar 2016 Consideration of .ECO and .HOTEL IRP Declaration Board, gTLDs, General Ongoing 2016.03.10.10 – 2016.03.10.11 Consideration of .ECO and .HOTEL IRP Declaration

Board accepts the findings of the Panel's Final Declaration

10 Mar 2016 Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC Board, General, ICANN Structures Complete 2016.03.10.02 Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC

Board approval of Appointment of F-Root Server Operator Representative to the RSSAC

10 Mar 2016 USG IANA Stewardship Transition – Additional FY16 Expenses and Funding Administration and Budget, Board, General Ongoing 2016.03.10.09 USG IANA Stewardship Transition – Additional FY16 Expenses and Funding

Board approves a budget envelope of up to US$1.5 million, as an interim measure, to cover the costs of the Project to be incurred until the first estimate is produced, to be funded through a fund release from the Reserve Fund.

10 Mar 2016 IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal from ICG Administration and Budget, Board, General Ongoing 2016.03.10.12 – 2016.03.10.15 IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal from ICG

ICANN Board accepts the ICG's IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal

10 Mar 2016 Appointment of Independent Auditors Administration and Budget, Board, General Complete 2016.03.10.03 Appointment of Independent Auditors

Board Approval of Appointment of Independent Auditors

10 Mar 2016 Thank You to Local Host of ICANN 55 Meeting Board, General Complete 2016.03.10.21 Board Thanks ANRT as the local host for ICANN 55

The Board wishes to extend its thanks to the local host organizer, ANRT, for its support.

10 Mar 2016 Proposal from CCWG on Enhancing ICANN Accountability Administration and Budget, Board, General, ICANN Structures Ongoing 2016.03.10.16 – 2016.03.10.19 Proposal from CCWG on Enhancing ICANN Accountability

Board approves of the transmittal of the Report the National Telecommunications & Information Administration of the United States Department of Commerce to accompany the IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal developed by the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group.

09 Mar 2016 October 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2016.03.09.07 – 2016.03.09.08 October 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

Approval of October 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

09 Mar 2016 March 2018 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2016.03.09.09 – 2016.03.09.10 March 2018 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

Approval of March 2018 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

09 Mar 2016 June 2016 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Complete 2016.03.09.01 – 2016.03.09.02 une 2016 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

Approval of June 2016 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

09 Mar 2016 June 2018 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2016.03.09.11 – 2016.03.09.12 June 2018 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

Approval of June 2018 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

09 Mar 2016 March 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2016.03.09.03 – 2016.03.09.04 March 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

Approval of March 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

09 Mar 2016 President and CEO Compensation Administration and Budget 2016.03.09.13 President and CEO Compensation

Approval of proposed President and CEO Compensation

09 Mar 2016 June 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting Administration and Budget Ongoing 2016.03.09.05 – 2016.03.09.06 June 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

Approval of June 2017 ICANN Meeting Venue Contracting

09 Mar 2016 President and CEO FY16 SR2 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget 2016.03.09.14 President and CEO FY16 SR2 At-Risk Compensation

Approval of President and CEO FY16 SR2 At-Risk Compensation

03 Mar 2016 Consideration of Re-evaluation of the Vistaprint Limited String Confusion Objection Expert Determination gTLDs Ongoing 2016.03.03.02 – 2016.03.03.04 Re-evaluation of the Vistaprint Limited

Consideration of Re-evaluation of the Vistaprint Limited String Confusion Objection Expert Determination

03 Mar 2016 .AFRICA Update gTLDs Ongoing 2016.03.03.01 Delegation of .AFRICA

Delegation of .AFRICA to be operated by ZACR pursuant to the Registry Agreement that ZACR has entered with ICANN.

03 Feb 2016 Board Governance Committee Recommendation Regarding Implementation of Public Interest Commitments for .DOCTOR Registry Agreement Board, gTLDs, General 2016.02.03.16 Board Governance Committee Recommendation Regarding Implementation of Public Interest Commitments for .DOCTOR Registry Agreement

Recommendation Regarding Implementation of Public Interest Commitments for .DOCTOR Registry Agreement

03 Feb 2016 RSSAC Co-Chair Appointments Board, General Complete 2016.02.03.03 Board Approval of RSSAC Co-Chair Appointments

Board Approval of Tripti Sinha and Brad Verd as co-chairs of RSSAC

03 Feb 2016 Reconsideration Requests 15-19 (the ICANN Business Constituency & the ICANN Noncommercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG)) and 15-20 (The Internet Commerce Association) Board, General, ICANN Structures 2016.02.03.11 Reconsideration Requests 15-19 and 15-20

Reconsideration Requests 15-19 (the ICANN Business Constituency & the ICANN Noncommercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG)) and 15-20 (The Internet Commerce Association)

03 Feb 2016 Establishing a Set of KPIs for Board Performance and Improvement Efforts (ATRT2 Rec. 1, 2 & 3) Board, General, ICANN Structures 2016.02.03.17 – 2016.02.03.18 KPIs for Board Performance and Improvement Efforts

Establishing a Set of KPIs for Board Performance and Improvement Efforts

03 Feb 2016 Redelegation of the .TG domain representing Togo to the Autorite de Reglementation des Secteurs de Postes et de Telecommunications (ART&P) ccTLDs 2016.02.03.04 – 2016.02.03.05 Redelegation of the .TG domain

redelegate the .TG country-code top-level domain to Autorite de Reglementation des Secteurs de Postes et de Telecommunications (ART&P).

03 Feb 2016 Consideration of Expert Determination Re: Objection to Application for .HOSPITAL Board 2016.02.03.12 – 2016.02.03.13 Consideration of Expert Determination

Consideration of Expert Determination Re: Objection to Application for .HOSPITAL

03 Feb 2016 USG IANA Stewardship Transition – Additional FY16 Expenses and Funding Administration and Budget, Board, General, ICANN Structures 2016.02.03.19 USG IANA Stewardship Transition

USG IANA Stewardship Transition – Additional FY16 Expenses and Funding

03 Feb 2016 Delegation of the .ею ("eu") domain representing the European Union in Cyrillic script to EURid vzw/asbl ccTLDs 2016.02.03.06 – 2016.02.03.07 Delegation of the .ею ("eu") domain

Delegation of the .ею ("eu") domain representing the European Union in Cyrillic script to EURid vzw/asbl

03 Feb 2016 Ombudsman Report Regarding Complaint by Hu Yi Global Information Resources (applicant for .招聘 ("recruitment" in Chinese)) Board, General 2016.02.03.14 Ombudsman Report Regarding Complaint by Hu Yi Global Information Resources

Ombudsman Report Regarding Complaint by Hu Yi Global Information Resources

03 Feb 2016 President and CEO FY16 SR1 At-Risk Compensation Administration and Budget, Board Complete 2016.02.03.20 President and CEO FY16 SR1 At-Risk Compensation

Board Approves President and CEO FY16 SR1 At-Risk Compensation

03 Feb 2016 Delegation of the .澳門 ("Macao") domain representing Macao in Traditional Chinese script to the Bureau of Telecommunications Regulation (DSRT) ccTLDs 2016.02.03.08 – 2016.02.03.09 Delegation of the .澳門 ("Macao") domain

Delegation of the .澳門 ("Macao") domain representing Macao in Traditional Chinese script to the Bureau of Telecommunications Regulation (DSRT)

03 Feb 2016 GAC Advice: Dublin Communiqué (October 2015) Board, gTLDs, General 2016.02.03.15 GAC Advice: Dublin Communiqué (October 2015)

GAC Advice: Dublin Communiqué (October 2015)

03 Feb 2016 Approval of Board Meeting Minutes Board Complete N/A Board approval of the regular meeting of the Board on 21 October, 22 October and 2 December 2015 and the minutes of the NGPC meeting on 18 October

Board approval of the regular meeting of the Board on 21 October, 22 October and 2 December 2015 and the minutes of the NGPC meeting on 18 October

03 Feb 2016 Consideration of Independent Review Process Panel's Final Declaration in Merck KGaA v. ICANN Board, General 2016.02.03.10 Consideration of Independent Review Process Panel's Final Declaration in Merck KGaA v. ICANN

Consideration of Independent Review Process Panel's Final Declaration in Merck KGaA v. ICANN

02 Dec 2015 Appointment of A/J-, F-I-, L-Root Server Operator Representatives to the RSSAC Board, General, Root Zone Complete 2015.12.02.03 RSSAC Appointments

The Board of Directors appoints the representatives from the A/J-, F-, I-, and L-root server operators, Brad Verd, Jim Martin, Lars-Johan Liman, and John Crain, respectively, through 31 December 2018.

02 Dec 2015 Geographic Regions Review Working Group Final Report Submission ICANN Structures Ongoing 2015.12.02.04 Geographic Regions Review

This resolution opened up a public comment period, directing the President and CEO, or his designee(s), to initiate and manage a public comment period of at least 120 days on the Geographic Regions Review Working Group Final Report to give the community an opportunity to review the recommendations of the Working Group, and to provide any additional comments on those recommendations.

02 Dec 2015 Consideration of Re-evaluation of the Vistaprint Limited String Confusion Objection Expert Determination gTLDs, ICANN Structures Ongoing 2015.12.02.07 Re-evaluation of the Vistaprint Limited String Confusion Objection Expert Determination

The Board defers to a subsequent meeting its consideration of the Panel recommendation in the Final Declaration that the Board exercise its judgment on the question of whether an additional review is appropriate to re-evaluate the Expert Determination.

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