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Governmental Advisory Committee

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

The GAC serves as the voice of Governments and International Governmental Organizations in ICANN's multi-stakeholders representative structure.

Our key role is to provide advice to ICANN on issues of public policy, especially where there may be an interaction between ICANN's activities or policies and national laws or international agreements. We discuss issues with the ICANN Board and other ICANN Supporting Organizations, Advisory Committees and other groups and deliver regular Advice. About the GAC

Impact

Over its 17 years history, the GAC has delivered 66 Communiques & 342 Correspondences including a total of 202 pieces of Advice that help shape Internet policies and governance.

Learn about the role of the GAC

CURRENT WORK

The GAC is currently engaged in 26 activities  spanning 203 topics

These efforts are discussed and executed by GAC Working Groups prior to reaching consensus by the GAC as a whole.

MEMBERSHIP

There are 178 Members and 38 Observers in the GAC. Membership is constantly evolving. New Members are always welcome.

Meet Our Members and Observers

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UPCOMING MEETINGS

Wednesday
03
Jun 2020
GAC Leadership and RrSG ExComm Call - 3 June 2020
Closed Session
 
Thursday
04
Jun 2020
DNS Operation in times of Covid-19: the ccTLD experience - Webinar 1
Closed Session
 
Friday
05
Jun 2020
DNS Operation in times of Covid-19: the ccTLD experience - Webinar 2
Closed Session