The Team that was formed by the ICANN community to develop a charter for the Enhancing ICANN Accountability Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) has now published a draft charter for community consideration.
The Draft Charter includes, among other things: a problem statement, goals and objectives, scope, and proposed areas for work. Under the Draft Charter, the CCWG is expected to organise its activities into two Work Streams:
- Work Stream 1 is focused on mechanisms for enhancing ICANN accountability that must be in place or committed to within the time frame of the IANA Stewardship Transition
- Work Stream 2 is focused on addressing accountability topics for which a timeline for developing solutions and full implementation may extend beyond the IANA Stewardship Transition.
Each ICANN Supporting Organization (SO) and Advisory Committee (AC) will consider the proposed Draft Charter during their upcoming November meetings. Following the adoption of the charter, the relevant SOs and ACs will identify representatives to serve on the CCWG. In addition, a call for volunteers to join the CCWG will be launched, so that anyone interested in this effort may join and participate.
The CCWG is expected to commence its deliberations in late November or early December.
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