Progress

LACRALO

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.7.2 To organize webinar designed for different knowledge level of ICANN related matter. Dev Anand Teelucksingh and Alberto Soto The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.
2.7.3 To coordinate with LACRALO in the development of current capacity building programs. Dev Anand Teelucksingh and Alberto Soto The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.

Observatories

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.6.2 To create an observatory dedicated to monitor DNS security and stability incidents in the region. Hugo Salgado, Juan Manuel Rojas, Antonio Alberti, Victor Hugo Fernandes The group drafted a document describing the project in general, establishing the requirements needed to start the project and finally what metrics will be obtained.
3.1.2 To create an online DNS Observatory for the region.

Inventories

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.3.3 To create a mechanism that allows to keep an inventory of stakeholders from the region involved in academic and capacity building activities with focus in ICANN and Internet Governance, in order to benefit from their experience and include them to actively participate in outreach and capacity building activities in the region. Olga Cavalli, Carolina Aguerre The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.
2.9.1 To create an inventory of relevant new stakeholders in the region (who is who), IXPs, Online Service Providers, Telecom operators, etc. Christian O´Flagherty, Ariel Grazer The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.

ccTLDs Development

Codes Project Working Group Progress
4.6.1 To support a study to develop a business vision of the registry according to each of the ccTLDs needs. Carolina Aguerre, Ruth Puente, Alejandra Reynoso The group drafted a Terms of referense (TOR) for the Recruitment of a Consultant who will develop the study
4.6.3 To fund internships of ccTLDs staff to learn best practices from other ccTLDs. Alejandra Reynoso, Carolina Aguerre The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.
3.2.1 To assist LACTLD to conduct a survey to ccTLDs in the region to assess their capacity building need. Sofia Zerbino, Carolina Aguerre, Alicia Paz Alicia Paz The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.
3.2.2 To include in the capacity building e-lerning platform a syllabus to support ccTLDs. Sofia Zerbino, Carolina Aguerre, Alicia Paz The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.

Caribbean

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.1.5 To create a working group to collaborate with the Manager of Stakeholder Engagement in the Caribbean aimed at achieving a greater engagement of countries and small islands in the Caribbean in ICANN's structure. Carlton Samuels, Michelle Marius Cintra Sooknana, Rodney Taylor, Bennette Thomas, Christopher Herbert, Michelle Marius, Claire Craig, Collin Bacchus, Rayman Khan A working group has formed by caribbean communyty member and they are working on defining the WGs scope
2.1.7 To promote high level dialogue among governments in the Caribbean in ICANN related matters. This project has been added as an objective of the Caribbean Working Group (Project 2.1.5)

Creating Interest Groups

Codes Project Working Group Progress
1.2.2 To deepen the participation in the International and Regional Fora (CITEL, eLAC, LACIGF) in coordination with other regional Internet related organizations. Renata A. Ribeiro, Bruna M. dos Santos, Luana Borges, Marcos Medeiros, Nahema N. Falleiros, Nathalia Sautchuk, Raphael S. Silveiras The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.

Supporting

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.1.4 To support existing outreach events related to ICANN, particularly those with focus in the region. Dev Anand Teelucksingh and Alberto Soto The WG is working on a document to establish the general guidelines of the project.

Roadshow

Codes Project Working Group Progress

2.9.2

3.1.3

3.3.1

3.4.1

To implement an outreach Road Show program to reach out to new stakeholders in the region. To raise awareness to ISPs in the region of the potential problems they may face in the transition of IPv6 by mean of the Road show outreach project. To incorporate the subject of new gTLD program awareness and impact in the Capacity building Road show. To include in the Capacity Building Road Show the promotion of SSR of the DNS. Anthony Harris, Andres Piazza, Dev Anand Teelucksingh; Raimundo Beca; Carolina Aguerre; Celia Lerman; Ruth Puente; Olga Cavalli; Gabriela Szlak; Tracy Hackshaw; Victor Martínez; Juan Manuel Rojas; Marie-Laure Lemineur; Carlos Vera Quintana; Carlos Raúl Gutiérrez; Mónica Abalo Laforgia; Jonnhy Laureano; Carlos Aguirre; Ariel Manoff; Cintra Sooknanan; Adrian Carballo; Luis Diego Espinoza; Fiorella Moschella; Monica Rosell; Denis Gonzalez The LAC-I Roadshow is an ongoing project, It’s designed to raise awareness across the region on key topics related to the DNS critical infrastructure such as the transition to IPv6, SSR and the impact of the new gTLD program. To ensure a well-distributed set of events there is four editions of the Roadshow per year: The Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, South America and Andean Region. In 2014 we had the Caribbean edition in Trinidad and Tobago, the Mexico and Central America edition in Guadalajara, Mexico, the South America edition in Sao Paulo, Brasil and the Andean edtiion in La Paz, Bolivia. Now, the WG is organizing the 2015 Roadshow editions.

Communication

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.1.1 To implement a Communications Plan that explains in a simple and clear manner the economic and social benefits of engaging with ICANN. Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. The communication plan was proposed in December 2013. Besides the activities listed below, the plan includes our ongoing media relation and social media efforts (in 2014, 77 regional articles were written about our activities in LAC, we reached 2500 followers in our regional Twitter accounts, 800 single views for our YouTube LAC playlist and more than 1.600 visits to our media relations recopilation via scoop.it).
2.1.2 To create ad-hoc educational and informative materials (online and offline) in the different languages of the region to explains ICANN's Vision and Mission. Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. LAC newsletter lauched in February 2014 - sent on a bimonthly base and available in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French. + Audiovisual products available in regional YouTube playlist
2.4.1 To create a dedicated web page for the LAC region with ICANN community to centralize all information from the region. Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. Working group: Miguel Estrada and Lucila Abate (NIC Argentina) Beta version ready in Spanish and English. To be released in early 2015
4.1.1 To promote online participation tools for economic stakeholders in the region through newsletters, mailing list and other relevant and efficient means. Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. Montlhy collaboration in AHCIET newsletter (intended to the private sector) + Other efforts to be showcased in our regional website (for example: interactive maps).
4.1.4 To create clear and understandable outreach content and materials in the region's languages targeted to economic stakeholder from the region, particularly entrepreneurs and SMEs. Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. Translation of all the Business Digest available after each ICANN meeting (including Portuguese).
4.1.5 To publish adequate and timely documents (strategic docs and new releases) in the region's languages Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. Ongoing management of translations in our region's languages of relevant publications and blog posts, ongoing upodates via regional lists and to our press contacts of news and relevant documents (see media relations and social media efforts in 2.1.1).
4.3.5 To generate clear and understandable material in the languages of the region to business (particularly entrepreneurs and SMEs) with a focus on new gTLDs and on how to benefit from innovation and opportunity this new scheme will bring. Project leaders: Fatima Cambronero and Dev Anand Teelucksingh. Important media relations efforts featuring gTLDs during 2014 (within each LAC-i-Roadshow) + Translation of any relevant ICANN publication on new gTLDs (video and brochures)

DNS Capacity Building

Codes Project Working Group Progress
2.6.1 To articulate and deepen the organization of stability, security and resiliency of the DNS capacity building workshops in coordination with ccTLDs, LACTLD and LACNIC Christian O'Flaherty, Gonzalo Romero, Carolina Aguerre, Eduardo Santoyo Olga Cavalli,Andres Piazza Alejandro Pisanty Tracy Hackshaw Natalia Enciso Aida Nobila Carlos Vera Quintana Alberto Soto Clara Collado Cintra Sooknanan Moncica Soliño Luis Diego Espinoza In 2014 the Project working group had a workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay and they conducted a Gap Analisys about the DNS capacity building in the regimo. The group came up with a coordinated schedule of DNS capacity building.

LAC Space

Codes Project Working Group Progress

4.2.1

4.2.2

To create a Lac Space in the main working groups in ICANN meeting in order for regional economic stakeholders to make specific presentation of the business related topics to the region. To create a permanent Lac Space for and about the business community in LAC as a gathering point for economic stajkeholders and also as a reference to meet othe stakeholders that are not from region. Vanda Scartezini, Gabriela Szlak, Celia Lerman Friedman, Esteban Lescano This is an ongoing project, we had a LAC Space in every ICANN Meeting since the Buenos Aires meeting. At the moment the WG is putting toghter the Agenda for Singapore.