GNSO Council Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Meeting on March 25 2003 - Agenda

11 March 2003

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 17:00 - see below for local times

Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the GNSO Council meeting

Scheduled time for meeting - 180 mins.


This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the DNSO Names Council

  1. Approval of agenda

  2. Summary of last meetings


  3. Welcome new members of the GNSO Council and thank outgoing members
    Jeff Neuman replaces Roger Cochetti, Registry constituency
    Thomas Keller replaces Philipp Grabensee, Registrar constituency
    Milton Mueller replaces Harold Feld, Non-commercial Users constituency
    Gabriel Piñeiro replaces Erick Iriarte Ahon, Non-commercial Users constituency

  4. Ratify email vote on ICANN Board seat #14 resolution [10 mins]

  5. Discuss any adjustments to process for Board seat #13 [10 mins]

  6. Presentation from Chair (Vittorio Bertola) Interum At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) [15 mins]
    on the objectives of the ALAC and current policy concerns

  7. Deletes Task Force report - Jordyn Buchanan [15 mins] http://gnso.icann.org/dnso/notes/20030211.DeletesTF-initial-report.html

  8. Issues reports from the WHOIS task force - Marilyn Cade/Tony Harris [15 mins]
    - Whois issues report on privacy
    PDF: http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20030311.WhoisTF-privacy-issues.pdf
    Whois Issues Report - Additional Accuracy Issues

  9. Issues report on privacy from the non-commercial constituency - Milton Meuller [15 mins]
    - for decision for initiating policy action to privacy report

  10. Report from gtld committee - Philip Sheppard [15 mins]
    progress to provide a recommendation "on whether to structure the evolution of the generic top level namespace and, if so, how to do so."

  11. GNSO Rules of procedure - Bruce Tonkin [10 mins]

  12. GNSO Budget [15 mins]
    - resolution to appoint Roger Cochetti as Chair of the Budget committee
    - update on financial position
    - resolution to adjust renumeration for the GNSO Secretariat function from US$3200 per month to US$4500 per month, effective from 1 April 2003
    - discussion relating to ICANN support required for GNSO
    - one full-time administrator - manage teleconference, votes, and minutes of council and task forces, make meeting arrangements, administer GNSO website
    - one full-time policy officer - develop issues reports, and edit reports for GNSO policy process

  13. Any other business

  14. Agenda topics for next meeting (17 April 2003)
    o updated rules of procedure for GNSO council
    o Deletes task force report
    o UDRP task force report
    o Update on structure for additional gtlds
    o budget report

Date, time

    The GNSO Council Rio de Janeiro, Brazil meeting will be held on 25 March 2003 at 14:00 local time: For other times please see below:

    (8:00 LA, 12:00 noon New York, Rio de Janeiro 14:00, 18 : 00 Paris, 02:00 Japan/Korea (Wed), 04:00 Melbourne)
        Local time between end October and end March, WINTER in the NORTHERN hemisphere
        Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         17:00
        California, USA                            UTC-8+0DST  08:00 
        Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+0DST  11:00
        Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+0DST  12:00 noon
        Rio de Janeiro                             UTC-3+0DST  14:00
        Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  14:00
        London, United Kingdom                     UTC+0+0DST  17:00
        Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+0DST  18:00
        Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+0DST  18:00
        Berlin, Germany                      (CET) UTC+1+0DST  18:00
        Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+0DST  18:00
        Jerusalem, Israel                          UTC+2+0DST  19:00    
        Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  02:00 Wednesday
        Tokyo,Japan                                UTC+9+0DST  02:00 Wednesday
        Melbourne, Australia                       UTC+10+1DST 04:00 
        Auckland, New Zealand                      UTC+12+1DST 05:00 
        The DST ends/starts on last Sunday of March (with some exceptions)
        For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

    The full participants are the 18 GNSO Council members as listed in http://www.dnso.org/constituency/ncmembers.html GNSO Secretariat, ICANN Officer: Louis Touton, liaisons from ALAC and GAC

Next Names Council teleconference will be held on Thursday 17 April 2003, at 15:00 CET, 14:00 UTC see information http://www.dnso.org/meetings.html

Information from: © GNSO Council