[At-Large] Fwd: ICANN News Alert -- ATRT Recommendation 6: Clarifying Document Published

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 00:22:20 UTC 2012

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Subject: ICANN News Alert -- ATRT Recommendation 6: Clarifying Document
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 [image: ICANN] <http://www.icann.org/> News Alert

 ATRT Recommendation 6: Clarifying Document Published

24 September 2012

In fulfillment of Recommendation 6 of the Accountability and Transparency
Review Team (ATRT), ICANN's Board Governance Committee has approved the
publication of a document that seeks to identify items that are clearly
subject to community consultation prior to Board consideration, and those
do not require community consultation. The document includes diagrams of
process examples, such as a formal policy development process. The paper is
available at
270 KB].

While Recommendation 6 has been completed, the work performed has
identified an area in which improvement is required – how the Board obtains
the advice that it needs from the ICANN community beyond the traditional
public comment process. Recently, issues have surfaced where the Board has
sought in-depth input or advice from the community, and has specifically
requested portions of the community to come together for that purpose.
A Community
Input and Advice Function
223 KB] addressing this work is being posted for public comment, and
will serve as the basis for discussion at a session at the ICANN meeting in

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