09/26/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/26/2023 06:43
26 September 2023
This message is shared on behalf of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO)
Dear RIR Community
As a Decisional Participant, the Address Supporting Organization received a notification from the ICANN Secretary requiring Decisional Participants to promptly inform their constituents of the delivery of below ICANN Board decisions on Fundamental amendments in articles 18 and 19 of the ICANN Bylaws.
The amendments are related to the IANA Naming Function Reviews and the IANA Naming Function Separation Process.
Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendments
Board approved Fundamental Bylaws Amendments to Articles 18 and 19 of the ICANN Bylaws. The resolution approving the Fundamental Bylaws Amendments is available at https://www.icann.org/en/board-activities-and-meetings/materials/approved-resolutions-regular-meeting-of-the-icann-board-10-09-2023-en#section1.b
The text of the Fundamental Bylaws Amendments is available at https://itp.cdn.icann.org/en/files/additional-reviews/proposed-amendments-to-articles-18-and-19-icann-bylaws-08-03-2023-en.pdf
Under the ICANN Bylaws, delivery of the Secretary's Notices triggers an Approval Action Community Forum to be convened and concluded during the period beginning upon the Approval Action Board Notification Date (15 September 2023) and ending at 11:59 pm (PDT) on the 30th day after the Approval Action Board Notification Date (15 October 2023); or during the next scheduled ICANN public meeting (ICANN78). Please refer to Article 1.2, Annex D of the ICANN Bylaws for additional details on Approval Process https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/governance/bylaws-en/#annexD and note that Approval Action Community Forum is convened at the direction of the EC Administration (ECA).
The ASO Secretariat will inform the RIR communities once the ECA reached a decision on the organization of the Approval Action Community Forum.