[nc-plan] Request for Comments Action NC
Dear Interim ccTLD Secretariat,
Dear ccTLD Constituency of the DNSO,
Although we are some hours late I hope our comments can still be
considered. Additions will be in capital letters.
Pilar LUQUE (ES-NIC) .es ccTLD Registry:
Business Plan for the DNSO Names Council 2001-2002
8 January 2001
Resolution from NC meeting November 2000:
1. "The Names Council agrees to the concept of establishing a
Business Plan and to establish a Business Plan Task Force (BPTF)
to manage the development of a plan for the period 2001-2002 and
prepare a draft for approval by the NC at it meeting in
1. A mission statement
2. A set of objectives that the NC intends to meet within a given
3. A set of optimal strategies under each objective outlining the
way the objectives will be met.
4. A set of specific actions - the tactics describing in detail
how each strategy will be carried out.
5. A set of criteria for the measurement of success.
6. A review and evaluation process.
"To manage a process of consensus building within the Domain Name
Supporting Organization and to advise the Board with
respect to policy issues relating to the domain name system."
Proposed objectives for the NC 2001-2002
Policy and Board related
a.Review and evaluate the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy
and propose changes for consideration by the ICANN
b.Consider need for further revisions in the light of the
2000 - 2001 WIPO process looking at issues involving domain
names and property other than trademarks.
a.Review and evaluate the proof of concept of the new TLD
registries with respect to their impact on net users and the
creation of a stable domain name system with high user
confidence. Propose changes for consideration by the
b.Review and evaluate the selection criteria and pass-through
costs for additional new applicants for new TLDs. Propose
changes for consideration by the ICANN Board
Monitor and advise the Board on policy issues relating to
Monitor and advise the Board on the dispute resolution and
WhoIs policies within ccTLDs.
5. LANGUAGE DIVERSITY: MONITOR AND ADVISE THE BOARD ON THE
IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE DIVERSITY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE ICANN PROCESS
DNSO operation related
6. NC review.
Identify key initiatives required to improve the
functioning of the NC. Propose changes for consideration
by the ICANN
Timeframe: February 2001 to identify and implement by end
7. IDENTIFY HOW TO IMPROVE MULTILINGUALISM IN THE DNSO PROCESS
9. NC secretariat.
Establish a professional secretariat for the NC.
Timeframe: 2001 first half and on-going.
10. NC funding.
Resolve long-term funding issue for the Names Council.
Timeframe: 2001 first half.
NC RELATIONS WITH ICANN BOARD RELATED
11. TO IDENTIFY AND STABLISH WAYS OF STRENGHTHENING THE POSITION
AND OPINIONS OF THE NC GIVEN TO THE ICANN BOARD, SPECIALLY THE
ONE COMING FROM THE CCTLD CONSTITUENCY, ALWAYS
ICANN FUNDING RELATED
12. TO IDENTIFY AND STABLISH WAYS OF WORKING TOGUETHER WITH ICANN STAFF
WHEN DECIDING ON FUNDING MODELS