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Blog Entry DIDP #34 On granular detail on ICANN's budget for policy development process
by Akriti Bopanna published Jul 06, 2019 — filed under: , ,
ICANN has Advisory Committees which help guide the policy recommendations that the ICANN community develops while its Supporting Organizations are charged with developing policy recommendations for a particular aspect of ICANN's operations. Supporting Organizations are composed of volunteers from the community. ICANN publishes a combined budget for all these bodies under the head of policy development and CIS inquired about the financial resources allocated to each of them specifically.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
ICANN 65 De-briefing Meeting
by Admin published Jul 21, 2019 — filed under: , ,
The Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) organized an ICANN65 de-briefing meeting on July 16, 2019. Akriti Bopanna remotely presented on the Human Rights related developments that took place at the Marrakech meeting, over the course of the 4 days.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Multi-stakeholder Models of Internet Governance within States: Why, Who & How?
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 16, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
Internet governance, for long a global exercise, has found new awareness within national frameworks in recent times. Especially relevant for developing countries, effective national IG mechanisms are important to raise awareness and ensure multi-stakeholder participation at technical, infrastructural and public policy levels.
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Blog Entry Comments to ICANN Supporting the DNS Industry in Underserved Regions
by Jyoti Panday published Jun 13, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 06:48 AM — filed under: , , ,
Towards exploring ideas and strategies to help promote the domain name industry in regions that have typically been underserved, ICANN published a call for public comments on May 14, 2014. In particular, ICANN sought comments related to existing barriers to Registrar Accreditation and operation and suggestions on how these challenges might be mitigated. CIS contributed to the comments on this report, which will be used to determine next steps to support the domain name industry in underserved regions.
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Blog Entry Understanding IANA Stewardship Transition
by Smarika Kumar published Jun 22, 2014 last modified Jun 22, 2014 03:23 AM — filed under: , , ,
Smarika Kumar describes the process of the IANA stewardship transition, and enumerates what the NTIA announcement does and does not do.
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Blog Entry NETmundial Roadmap: Defining the Roles of Stakeholders in Multistakeholderism
by Jyoti Panday published Apr 23, 2014 last modified Apr 28, 2014 12:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
NETmundial, one of the most anticipated events in the Internet governance calendar, will see the global community convening at Sao Paolo, with an aim to establish 'strategic guidelines related to the use and development of the Internet in the world.' This post analyses the submissions at NETmundial that focused on Roadmap, towards an understanding of stakeholder roles in relation to specific governance functions and highlighting the political, technical and architectural possibilities that lie ahead.
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Blog Entry NETmundial Day 2
by Achal Prabhala published Apr 25, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Fadi Chehade, the ICANN boss, closed NETmundial 2014 with these words "In Africa we say if you want to go first, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together." He should have added: And if you want to go nowhere, go multi-stakeholder.
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Blog Entry Net Freedom Campaign Loses its Way
by Sunil Abraham published May 10, 2014 last modified May 27, 2014 11:07 AM — filed under: , ,
A recent global meet was a victory for governments and the private sector over civil society interests.
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Blog Entry CIS's Comments on the CCWG-Accountability Draft Proposal
by Pranesh Prakash published Jan 29, 2016 last modified Jan 29, 2016 03:17 PM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) gave its comments on the failures of the CCWG-Accountability draft proposal as well as the processes that it has followed.
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Blog Entry What’s In a Name? — DNS Singularity of ICANN and The Gold Rush
by Sharath Chandra Ram published Mar 31, 2013 — filed under: ,
March 2013 being the 28th birthday of the first ever registered Internet domain as well as the exigent launch of the Trademark Clearing House disguised as a milestone in rights protection by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for it’s new gTLD program, Sharath Chandra Ram, dissects the transitory role of ICANN from being a technical outfit to the Boardroom Big Brother of Internet Governance.
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