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Meetings & Records

GAC meetings are usually conducted in conjunction with an ICANN meeting. They may also be conducted inter-sessionally. GAC meetings are usually open. This part of the website provides both GAC Members and others members of the community with access to past, present and future GAC meeting material including agendas, transcripts, location details, recordings and minutes. For GAC Members there is also access to preparatory material ahead of forthcoming meetings such as the draft agenda, briefings and presentations, remote participation details and travel assistance.

Oct 2018
ICANN63 Commonwealth Meeting
12:15 - 15:00 UTC+01:00
Session Details
  1. Introduction
  2. Welcome remarks
    • Annaliese Williams, Australia
  1. Update on Commonwealth ICT Forum 2018 held in Trinidad and Tobago, 1-3 October 2018
    • Paul Blaker, United Kingdom
  1. Open discussions on current issues, such as:
    • Data protection, GDPR and WHOIS
    • Two letter character country codes
    • Geographic domain names
    • Other issues
  1. Preparations for ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018, Dubai, UAE, including elections
    • Paul Blaker, United Kingdom
    • Harpreet Nanda, Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) 
  1. Closing remarks
    • Nigel Hickson, VP IGO Engagement, ICANN
  1. AOB