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Discovering and Participating at ICANN

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Discovering and Participating at ICANN
Yu-Chuang Kuek, VP Asia Pacific, ICANN

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Discovering and Participating at ICANN

  1. 1. Discovering and Participating at ICANN ! ! bdNOG1 – Dhaka, Bangladesh ! 23 May 2014 !
  2. 2. 2 What does ICANN do?!
  3. 3. 3 + Domain Name System (DNS) + Internet Protocol (IP) Address Allocation + Protocol-Parameter Registry + Root Server Systems + Generic Top-Level Domain Names (gTLD) system management + Country-code Top-Level Domain Name (ccTLD) DNS + Time Zone Database Management Functions that ICANN Coordinates!
  4. 4. +Every Stakeholder has an interest in how the internet develops +No single stakeholder is more important than any other Multistakeholder Model!
  5. 5. 5 ICANN in Asia Pacific!
  6. 6. 6 ! APAC Engagement Strategy! Focus  Areas   -­‐Awareness  Building   -­‐Capacity   Development   -­‐Language   Localiza<on   -­‐Mee<ng  Format   -­‐Increase   Stakeholder   Par<cipa<on   Pilots   -­‐KISA-­‐ICANN  MoU   -­‐NextGen@ICANN   -­‐Asia-­‐Pacific  Internet   Leadership  Project   -­‐APRICOT  2014   -­‐Centre  of  Excellence   for  DNS   *in  collabora*on   with  partners   Others   -­‐  Servicing   Contracted  Par<es   -­‐  APTLD/APNIC/ ICANN  joint  training   for  Jus<ce  Sector   -­‐  Southeast  Asia  Tour   -­‐  CommunicAsia   Exhibi<on  
  7. 7. 7 Profiling Bangladesh’s Voice! + At-Large Committee (ALAC) + Represents end-users + Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) + Key role to advice ICANN on issues of public policy + Usually meets 3x a year in conjunction with ICANN meetings + Country Code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO) + Body created for and by ccTLD managers + Responsible for developing and recommending global policies to ICANN Board
  8. 8. 8 8   New gTLDs Program! ‫شبكة‬ онлайн сайт 游戏 .VENTURES .EQUIPMENT .HOLDINGS .GURU .VOYAGE .SINGLES .LIGHTING .CLOTHING .CAMERA .BIKE .PLUMBING .GRAPHICS .CONTRACTORS .GALLERY .SEXY .CONSTRUCTION .TATTOO .TECHNOLOGY .ESTATE .LAND *From 19 November 2013 .TODAY .DIAMONDS .TIPS .PHOTOGRAPHY .DIRECTORY .ENTERPRISES .KITCHEN .みんな/EVERYONE .みんな •  How many strings delegated to date? http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/statistics •  Examples of delegated strings:
  9. 9. Internationalized Domain Names •  Domain names in non-Latin-based (US-ASCII) scripts – e.g. Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Greek … •  An IDN Variant TLD is an IDN TLD that looks like or is considered interchangeable with another by a user of the related writing system – e.g. in Simplified & Traditional Chinese 9   Arabic   Bengali   Chinese   Cyrillic   Devanagari   Georgian   Greek   Gujara<   Gurmukhi   Hebrew   Japanese   Korean   La<n   Sinhala   Tamil   Telugu   Thai  
  10. 10. 10 ICANN Accountability & Role in Ecosystem ! + NETmundial (23 – 24 April 2014) + IANA transition of stewardship + Accountability
  11. 11. 11 How can you get involved?! + APAC Webinar + Bi-monthly, every 2nd Thursday, 11am (SG time) + 12 June, “Becoming a new gTLD registry, what’s next?” + APAC Newsletter + Subscribe to bi-monthly newsletter at apachub@icann.org + Visit ICANN.org + get the latest resources on the topic + follow us on our social channels + join to contribute and/or follow the discussion
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  12. 12. Thank You & Questions?!

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