AFTLD & ccTLD News & Events

AfTLD Participate in African IGF Process  

Sep 2006

AfTLD participated in the African Internet Governance Fourm "IFG" Preparatory meetings "The Road to Athens" held in Cairo from 18-22th September 2006.
The meeting discussed a number of issues and aspects related to Internet governance, technical, political, social and economic.
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ICANN Welcomes United States Department of Commerce's Continued Support for Private Sector Leadership of Domain System Coordination


ICANN today welcomed strong statements made by Mr John Kneuer, Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, United States Department of Commerce indicating support for private sector leadership of the DNS.


ICANN Posts Proposed Registry Agreement for Designation of the .ASIA Registry


18 July 2006, ICANN's Board of Directors approved the posting for public comment of the proposed registry agreement between ICANN and DotAsia Organisation Limited. If approved by the ICANN Board, the agreement (Appendices) would designate DotAsia as the registry operator for the newly designated .ASIA registry. Additional information regarding the .ASIA application can be found at:

ICANN Vancouver Meeting


Vancouver, Canada, 4 December 2005: Over 700 delegates from 109 countries gathered in Vancouver, Canada to participate in ICANN's 24th International Meeting. These meetings, open to anyone interested in participating, constitute an essential part of ICANN's global Internet Community consensus-development and outreach efforts .

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WGIG Release Final Report


The Working Group on Internet Governance "WGIG" Final  Report was presented in Geneva on 18 July 2005 at a meeting open to all stakeholders.
WGIG Report will be presented to Tunis Summit to take action on it's recommendations and Findings .

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ICANN ccNSO Council Meetings - Luxembourg

9-14 Jule.2005

ICANN Country Code Supporting Organization "ccNSO" concludes it's Luxembourg meetings, ccNSO council passes resolution to initiate a Policy Development Process "PDP" which will could lead to some changes to ICANN bylaws ICANN Bylaws Article IX (Country-Code Names Supporting Organization), Annex B (ccNSO Policy-Development Process) and Annex C (the Scope of the ccNSO) related to ccNSO in-order to encourage  European  ccTLD registries and other to join ccNSO .

More Details :
ccNSO PDP Timeline
  ( PDF File )
Article IX Section 3 (2) of ICANN Bylaws


AFTLD Election for a Liaison to ICANN ccNSO


In an election conducted between 1-6 June, African ccTLD administrators and technical manager choose Ali Darissa Badiel as AFTLD Liasion to ccNSO .

Election Process Details .


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