GNSO Council Teleconference on 20 February 2003 - agenda

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 14:00 - see below for local times

Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the GNSO Council teleconference.
Scheduled time for meeting - 120 mins.

Dial-in number sent individually to each Council member.

  1. Approval of agenda
  2. Summary of last meetings
  3. http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20030116.GNSOteleconf-minutes2.html

  4. Ratify email vote on ITU resolution [10 mins]:
  5. http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20030204.Voteb1.html

    WHEREAS, the GNSO Council, as the newly launched Council of the Generic Names Supporting Organization, (hereinafter "the Council"):

    WHEREAS, the Council commits itself to collaborative work with the ICANN Government Advisory Committee (GAC) on policy issues of mutual concern including the stability of the Internet;

    WHEREAS, the Council notes a proposed meeting to be hosted by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and its member countries, which will discuss issues related to ICANN and ccTLDs.

    The Council Resolves:
    1. to welcome the interaction of ICANN with relevant governments and inter-governmental entities (such as the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the European Union (EU)) through the Governmental Advisory Committee;
    2. to encourage governments and such governmental entities to consider ICANN as the primary venue to address Internet naming and numbering issues within the mission of ICANN;
    3. to encourage and welcome governments and such governmental entities to attend and participate in ICANN's venues and meetings and to work actively within ICANN.

  6. Transfers [40 mins]
  7. WHOIS [50 mins]
  8. Budget report [15 mins]
  9. Procedure to elect GNSO Board seats 13 and 14 [15 mins]
  10. Any other business
  11. Agenda topics for next meeting (25 March 2003)

  Local time between November and end March, WINTER in the NORTHERN hemisphere
  Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)         UTC 14:00
    California, USA                      UTC-8+0DST   6:00 
    Washington DC, USA             (EST) UTC-5+0DST   9:00 
    Lima, Peru                           UTC-5+0DST   9:00 
    Buenos Aires, Argentina              UTC-3+0DST  11:00 
    London, United Kingdom               UTC+0+0DST  14:00 
    Brussels, Belgium              (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00 
    Barcelona, Spain               (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00 
    Dusseldorf, Germany            (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00 
    Stockholm, Sweden              (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00
    Paris, France                  (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00 
    Jerusalem, Israel                    UTC+2+0DST  16:00 
    Seoul, Korea                         UTC+9+0DST  23:00 
    Melbourne, Australia                 UTC+10+1DST 01:00 Friday
    Wellington, New Zealand              UTC+12+1DST 03:00 Friday
  The DST starts/ends on last Sunday of March 2003, 2:00 or 3:00 local time
  For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

Information from:
GNSO Council