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ICANN71 - Plenary Session - ICANN's Multistakeholder Model within the Internet Governance Ecosystem
12:30 - 14:00 UTC
Session Details:

The Internet governance landscape is never static. It is continually evolving, and the ICANN community must evolve with it, ensuring that its multistakeholder model remains an effective and inclusive governance model for an increasingly interconnected and challenging world. ICANN plays a crucial role as part of the global technical community and as part of the wider Internet governance ecosystem supporting the Domain Name System. This session will explore the ability of ICANN to manage its evolution within the Internet governance ecosystem.


Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model Final Paper: https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/enhancing-effectiveness-multistakeholder-model-14oct20-en.pdf

Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model blog post by Maarten Botterman: https://www.icann.org/en/blogs/details/enhancing-the-effectiveness-of-icanns-multistakeholder-model-moves-into-implementation-14-10-2020-en

ICANN Strategic Planning: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/strategic-engagement-2013-10-10-en

ICANN Completes the First Step in the FY23 Strategic Planning Process blog post by Becky Nash: https://www.icann.org/en/blogs/details/icann-completes-the-first-step-in-the-fy23-strategic-planning-process-25-5-2021-en


Session Leader: Mary Wong
Staff Facilitator: Ozan Sahin

Plenary Session: ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model within the Internet Governance Ecosystem