31st July 2017 – Registry System Testing (RST) Site Live

July 31, 2017 admin 0

This page is available in: Over the years, several technical testing procedures have been developed to support registry services. Previously, all registry-related technical tests were referred to as Pre-Delegation Testing (PDT). To more accurately reflect the portfolio of registry test services performed for delegated top-level domains, these services will now […]

15 Successful Candidates Have Been Selected for NextGen@ICANN60

July 31, 2017 admin 0

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 31 July 2017 – Fifteen individuals from various universities in the Asia-Pacific region have been selected to participate and engage with ICANN community members during ICANN60 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. These individuals are all currently engaged in studies that encompass […]

Introducing ICANN’s Chief Data Protection Officer (CDPO)

July 28, 2017 admin 0

Data protection and privacy laws and regulations are constantly evolving. One of the ICANN organization’s top priorities continues to be data protection and privacy compliance and maintaining the security of personal data we collect in the course of our operations. As part of the ICANN organization’s overall data protection and […]

The Fellowship Spirit

July 27, 2017 admin 0

On 25 June 2017, ICANN59 Fellowship Alumni gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the program. Finale of a Four-Part Blog Series (Read Part One, Part Two, and Part Three) Laughter, song, and conversation filled the air on a Sunday night in Johannesburg when over 100 […]

Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN60 Fellowship

July 26, 2017 admin 0

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 21July 2017 – ICANN announces 60 individuals from 50 countries selected to participate in ICANN’s Fellowship program at the 60th Public Meeting in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 28 October – 3 November 2017. These successful candidates represent all sectors of […]

Nominations for ARIN Elections Now Open

July 26, 2017 admin 0

As of 17 July 2017, American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) Trustees and representatives from ARIN’s General Members in Good Standing are invited to nominate candidates for seats on the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council to serve three-year terms beginning 1 January 2018. Self-nominations are welcome. Visit the ARIN […]

Meet the NextGen from ICANN59

July 24, 2017 admin 0

The NextGen experience at ICANN59 will be a lasting memory for all who were involved. After the meeting was over, the NextGen participants took it upon themselves to create a report highlighting their experiences. The meeting gave them a deeper idea of what ICANN is all about. Their individual interactions […]

An Update from the Second Security, Stability and Resiliency of the Domain Name System (DNS) Review Team (SSR2)

July 19, 2017 admin 0

Alain Aina, Network Engineer at West and Central African Research and Education Network (ccNSO representative, Africa) The SSR2 review team recently held a two-day face-to-face meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, prior to ICANN59. The review team is examining security, operational stability, and resiliency matters related to ICANN’s coordination of the […]