Happy Lunar New Year! Card
.RU team interviewed prominent expert during the IGF in Berlin and asked the same question to everyone, namely, Why should the youth contribute to IG? Take a listen: Video
Between Wednesday, 22 January 2020 (00:01 UTC) and Wednesday, 5 February 2020 (noon UTC), it is possible to apply for ccNSO travel funding to attend the ICANN68 ICANN Policy Forum, taking place 22-25 June 2020 in Kuala Lumpur. No early/late submissions will be accepted.
Requirements: The applicant actively participates in the work of the ccNSO and makes a special contribution to its projects and meetings. Examples of contributions to the work of the ccNSO: an active engagement in a ccNSO working group, a presentation at the ccNSO member meeting, or other engagements that strengthen the activities of the ccNSO. Important: Applications which do not clearly state an active contribution, are not eligible and will not be taken into consideration.
What is included? The funding covers an economy class ticket to the travel destination, the hotel costs for the time of the meeting and a per diem (either full funding, or partial funding). ccNSO Travel Fund Guideline:https://ccnso.icann.org/en/about/guidelines.htm
How to apply? Full details on how to submit your application can be found here: http://ccnso.icann.org/about/travel-funding
Next Steps? Once the application window closed, the ccNSO Travel Fund Committee members will evaluate all applications. The outcome of the ccNSO Travel Fund Committee deliberations will be published on the ccNSO website by the end of February 2020. All applicants will receive a personal notification as well.
.IN registrar met a part of the core team that enables .IN domains function globally and had a productive meeting. Post
The Afilias’s blog features APTLD and its role in development of the .au domain space – thank you, Afilias! Link
Mr. Le Nam Trung, an APTLD Board Member since 2018, has just tendered his note of resignation. A veteran of VNNIC where he was Deputy Director and a long-standing friend and contributer to APTLD’s activities, Trung is leaving the .VN registry for the Ministry of Information and Communications. We would like to express our great thanks to Trung and wish him every success in his career. We hope to see him at international gatherings, of course.
MYNIC give a visit to Pusat Jagaan Orang Tua Wanhing at Taman Sri Andalas, Seri Kembangan to see what we could offer to help lessen the burden, to give joy and love in the spirit of upcoming Chinese New Year. Post
Our warmest congratulations to Jiankang Yao of CNNIC on having been elected as an IAB Board member. A long-standing practitioner and author of a number of RFCs, he has done a great job on IDNs and EAI for the community – well done, Yao!
Cypriot (CY) ccTLD Now Offering Direct Registrations
CENTR release updated global TLD market report
APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (16 January 2020)
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