ICANN/DNSO


Terms of Reference for DNSO response to the paper "Case for Reform"
version v2


Terms of Reference for DNSO response to the paper "Case for Reform"

20 March 2002, version v2

Final output

A report listing:

Deadline May 14.

Frame work

Subject areas

  1. Funding
    • - proposal for some government funding
    • - proposal to continue with present funding model
  2. Advisory bodies
    • - change from a binding consensus process to advisory stakeholder consultation
    • - replacement DNSO
    • - replacement of ASO
    • - replacement of PSO
    • - separation of ccTLD and gTLD bodies
    • - proposed advisory committees (technical, government)
    • - proposed standing committees (security, root server operation)
  3. Composition of managing body of the advisory bodies
    • - change of 21 member Names Council to 6+5 Steering Committee of new gTLD Policy Council
    • - change for other SOs
    • - role of nomination committee
  4. Stakeholder participation
    • - change of elected reps on NC from constituencies, to Forums with appointed representation
    • - idea of additional self-appointed discussion Forums
  5. Board composition
    • - increase/change in ability of new Board to make policy
    • - inclusion of chairs of advisory bodies
    • - inclusion of government nominees as surrogate for at-large
    • - change of size of board/trustees
    • - role of nominating committee.
  6. Transparency
    • - ombudsman
    • - public participation manager

Calendar of scheduled teleconferences

US PHONE NUMBER: +1-610-769-9240
PASSCODE: NAMES COUNCIL
LEADER: Philip Sheppard

For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
Please note the DST (Daylight Saving Time) changes last weekend of March in Europe and first weekend of April in the USA.

NumberDate Place Time in Paris UTC
01March 22 Telephone 15:00 14:00
02April 04 Telephone 15:00 13:00
03April 18 Telephone 15:00 13:00
04May 02 Telephone 15:00 13:00
05May 14 Telephone 15:00 13:00

Documents

"Case for Reform" documents:

Related documents and summaries of debates:


Information from:
DNSO Names Council