From 14 to 17 June 2021, the ICANN71 (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) Virtual Community Forum was held. CARNET participated in the ccNSO (Country Code Names Supporting Organization) meetings dealing with the topics of the ccNSO internal management model, rules and mechanisms for revoking the ccTLD (country code top level domain), and also met the ccNSO Council which discussed global domain space management issues and ccTLD management best practices.
Numerous GAC (Governmental Advisory Committee) and GNSO (Generic Name Supporting Organization) meetings, security and DNSSEC workshops, a plenary lecture on ICANN-related regulatory development, and a plenary lecture on ICANN's multi-stakeholder model were also held. within the Internet Governance ecosystem and discussed the future of post-pandemic ICANN meetings.
ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. It was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organization for the purpose of public interest with a community of participants from all over the world. The ICANN community develops and regulates policies that ensure the security, stability, and resilience of the Internet and supports a multi-stakeholder policy-making model and advice driven by consensus of community development work.
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