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Continuing Focus on Human Rights

ICANN Blog: ICANN org continues to evolve operational policies and practices that have an impact on the human rights of its staff and vendors. Since my last update, ICANN org has introduced training in the areas of bias and anti-harassment, launched s...
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Update on ICANN Public Meeting Innovation

ICANN Blog: At a special meeting of the ICANN Board on Thursday 14 January, the Board decided that ICANN70 will be the fourth Public Meeting to be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to Thursday’s Board meeting, ICANN org staff p...
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Welcome 2021 from the ICANN Asia Pacific Office

ICANN Blog: Happy New Year! As we look ahead into the new year, I would like to take the opportunity to say that I am proud to be part of the Internet community, working with you through what has been a most challenging 2020. As we are not out of the ...
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An Update on ICANN’s GDPR-Related Efforts

ICANN Blog: With the year coming to an end, I would like to take a moment to provide an overview of ICANN's efforts regarding the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and what to expect in 2021. EPDP Phase 2 Recommendations...
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ICANN Board Approves the Risk Appetite Statement

ICANN Blog: I am pleased to announce that the ICANN Board has approved ICANN organization's first Risk Appetite Statement. The Risk Appetite Statement articulates the level of risk that the org is willing to take and retain in order to fulfill its mis...
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