GNSO Council Montréal, Canada Meeting on June 24 2003 - Agenda

6 June 2003

Relevant documents will be added as they become available

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 18:00 - 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 to the three new council members selected by the ICANN Nominating Committee

  4. Ratify email vote on GNSO Council chair [15 mins]


  5. Deletes Task Force recommendations [30mins]
    - approve recommendations as consensus policy


  6. Discussion of ICANN Staff Manager's Issue Report on UDRP [30 mins]
    - decide whether to implement policy development process on UDRP

  7. Update on ICANN President's working group to consider WIPO recommendations[15mins]

  8. gTLDs committee report on new gTLDs [15mins]
    - approve report associated with the GNSO Council resolution of 22 May 2003:
    (Expansion of the gTLD namespace should be a bottom-up approach with names proposed by the interested parties to ICANN. Expansion should be demand-driven. Furthermore, there should be a set of objective criteria to be met in any future expansion. The development of this set of objective criteria should be the subject of a new Policy Development Process (PDP).
    These ideas are expanded in a report together with the responses of the GNSO Constituencies and the ALAC which will be forwarded to the Board in June.)


  9. Discussion on improving communication between the ICANN Board and the GNSO [15mins]

  10. Any other business

  11. Agenda topics for next meeting

    • Budget committee - resolve issue of outstanding debts to GNSO
    • WHOIS Privacy Steering group update

Date, time

    The GNSO Council Montréal , Canada meeting will be held on 24 June 2003 at 14:00 local time: For other times please see below:

    (11:00 LA, 14:00 New York, Montréal 14:00, 20: 00 Paris, 03:00 Japan/Korea (Wed), 04:00 Melbourne Wed)
        Local time between end March and end October, SUMMER in the NORTHERN hemisphere
        Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         18:00
        California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST  11:00 
        Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+1DST  13:00
        Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST  14:00 
        Montréal                                   UTC-5+1DST  14:00
        Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  15:00
        London, United Kingdom                     UTC+0+1DST  19:00
        Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  20:00
        Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  20:00
        Karlsruhe Germany                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  20:00
        Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+1DST  20:00
    Stockholm, Sweden (CET) UTC+1+1DST 20:00 Jerusalem, Israel UTC+2+1DST 21:00 Seoul, Korea UTC+9+0DST 03:00 Wednesday Tokyo,Japan UTC+9+0DST 03:00 Wednesday Melbourne, Australia UTC+10+0DST 04:00 Wednesday Auckland, New Zealand UTC+12+0DST 06:00 Wednesday ------------------------------------------------------------ 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 in addition, three Council members selected by ICANN Nominating Committee, GNSO Secretariat, ICANN Officer: Louis Touton, liaisons from ALAC and GAC

Next GNSO Council teleconference tbd
see information http://www.dnso.org/meetings.html

Information from: GNSO Council