What are the ASO AC’s responsibilities?

As outlined in the ICANN – ASO MoU, the ASO AC:

  • Oversees the Global Policy Development Process (GPDP).
  • Provides recommendations to the ICANN Board of Directors concerning the recognition of new RIRs.
  • Defines procedures to appoint Directors to serve in the ASO’s two seats (Seat 9 and Seat 10) on the ICANN Board of Directors and to serve on other ICANN bodies.
  • Provides advice to the ICANN Board of Directors  on Internet number resource allocation policy, in conjunction with the RIRs.
  • Develops procedures for conducting business in support of their responsibilities, in particular for the appointment of an ASO AC Chair and definition of the Chair’s responsibilities.
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Last modified on 04/04/2020