[NA-Discuss] [ALAC-Announce] Call for RALO Volunteers for ccNSO Study Group on Use of Names for Countries and Territories

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Tue Mar 1 19:50:21 UTC 2011

I am interesting in participating.  Alan

At 01/03/2011 02:32 PM, ICANN At-Large Staff wrote:
>Dear All,
>On behalf of Olivier Crépin-Leblond, ALAC Chair, and Cheryl Langdon-Orr,
>ALAC ccNSO Liaison, a call for volunteers from the RALOs to join a new ccNSO
>Study Group on the Use of Names for Countries and Territories is being made
>through 4 March 2011.  This Study Group will work on the use of names for
>countries and territories.
>One representative per RALO is needed. The first meeting of the Study Group
>will be held during the 40th ICANN Meeting in San Francisco, so At-Large
>representatives who will be participating in this Meeting are preferred.
>This Study Group was established at the 39th ICANN Meeting in Cartagena in
>December 2010 in response to the note of the chair of this working group
>that some of the issues that are raised are considered outside the scope of
>the PDP (for example how to deal with meaningful representations of country
>or territory names that do not contain a non-ASCII character or are not in a
>designated language).
>The purpose of this Study Group is to provide the ccNSO Council, ccTLD
>community and other interested stakeholders, including the GAC and GNSO
>Council, an overview of the scope and issues associated with the use of
>Country and Territory names as TLD strings and the scope and impact of
>alternative action paths on IDN ccTLD and new gTLD processes.
>The statement of purpose for the study group can be found at
>If you are interested in volunteering for this Study Group, please contact
>At-Large staff ( <mailto:staff at atlarge.icann.org> staff at atlarge.icann.org by
>Friday, 4 March at 23:59 UTC.
>Heidi Ullrich, Matthias Langenegger, Seth Greene, Gisella Gruber-White,
>Marilyn Vernon,
>ICANN At-Large Staff

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