Projects

Promote accreditation of Registrars

Codes Project Implementation Period
4.3.1 To create a liaison area/office endowed with the ability of producing, processing and distributing information regarding DNS industry market, new gTLDs, regional market and consumer trends to promote the creation of these companies in the region. August 2014 – August 2015
4.3.2 To seek for a joint participation between ICANN and the above mentioned liaison unit in the various events regarding the domain name industry, electronic commerce, technology entrepreneurs, universities, fairs, etc. August 2014 – August 2015
4.3.3 To create an accreditation fast-track program where financial requirements (insurance, guarantees, securities and quarterly rents) are reduced to applicants from the region. August 2014 – August 2015
4.3.4 To promote discount on the rates charged to those regitrars who open a regional office in the región with at least 3 employees FTE. August 2014 – August 2015
4.3.6 To organize workshops to business (particularly entrepreneurs and SMEs) with a focus on the new gTLDs and to benefit from innovation and opportunity this new scheme will bring. August 2014 – August 2015

UDRP TASK FORCE

Codes Project Implementation Period
4.5.1 To create a task force to conduct a state of the art study regarding domain name dispute resolution in the region (ccTLD and gTLD). June 2015 – June 2016
4.5.2 To generate content and material in this subject to raise awareness among regional users. June 2015 – June 2016
4.5.3 To support training to professionals to become panelists or legal representatives before complainants and respondants. June 2015 – June 2016
4.5.4 To create a framework to define best practices standards to be implemented by ccTLDs in the region. June 2015 – June 2016
4.5.5 To identify potential organizations to establish a regional UDRP. June 2015 – June 2016
4.5.6 To provide technical and financial support for the creation of regional providers. June 2015 – June 2016

Observatories

Codes Project Implementation Period
2.2.1 To create an observatory to develop growth indexes of the number of participating business organizations. August 2014 – August 2015
2.6.2 To create an observatory dedicated to monitor DNS security and stability incidents in the region. August 2014 – August 2015
3.1.2 To create an online DNS Observatory for the región. August 2014 – August 2015

Creating Interest Groups

Codes Project Implementation Period
1.2.1 To engage with ISPs, national and regional IP asssociations, Industry Asssociations in collaborative fashion between ICANN and the local Internet technical community. June 2015 – June 2016
1.2.2 To deepen the participation in the International and Regional Fora (CITEL, eLAC, LACIGF) in coordination with other regional Internet related organizations. August 2014 – August 2015
4.1.6 To raise awareness amongst leaders of the business sector regarding ICANN’s relevance and impact in their business. June 2015 – June 2016
3.3.2 To coordinate face-to-face metings to relevant stakeholders. June 2015 – June 2016
4.4.3 To create synergies between suppliers of related services from outside the region and registries and registrars interested in horizontal integration June 2015 – June 2016

Funding//Supporting

Codes Project Implementation Period
2.1.4 To support existing outreach events related to ICANN, particularly those with focus in the region. August 2014 – August 2015
3.4.2 To support regional organizations activities related to SSR. August 2014 – August 2015
4.1.3 To support (travel assistance, materials, speakers) those regional stakeholders that could represent groups before ICANN. August 2014 – August 2015
4.1.7 To support/fund sector related workshops particular in those events which usually congregate economic stakeholders from the region. June 2015 – June 2016
4.4.2 To create fellowships to train entrepreneurs. June 2015 – June 2016
4.1.2 To seek a funding mechanism to assit regional stakeholder with low or null partcipation in ICANN related meetings. June 2015 – June 2016

Inventories

Codes Project Implementation Period
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. August 2014 – August 2015
2.5.1 To build an inventory of existing capacity building initiatives related to ICANN identifying those with a regional focus. August 2014 – August 2015
2.9.1 To create an inventory of relevant new stakeholders in the region (who is who), IXPs, Online Service Providers, Telecom operators, etc. August 2014 – August 2015
4.1.9 To callobarate in the dissemination of metric and statistics of the private sector with Internet presence in the región between ICANN leaders in the región and other regions. June 2015 – June 2016

ccTLDs Development

Codes Project Implementation Period
4.6.1 To support a study to develop a business vision of the registry according to each of the ccTLDs needs. August 2014 – August 2015
4.6.2 To support (funding and speakers) training initiatives related to domain names, commercial aspects, such as LACTLD workshops and other relevant events. August 2014 – August 2015
4.6.3 To fund internships of ccTLDs staff to learn best practices from other ccTLDs. August 2014 – August 2015
4.6.4 To observe and support the agenda of the regional organization as established and decided by its membership. August 2014 – August 2015
4.6.5 To promote best practices standards in ccTLDs. August 2014 – August 2015
3.2.1 To assist LACTLD to conduct a survey to ccTLDs in the region to assess their capacity building need. August 2014 – August 2015
3.2.2 To include in the capacity building e-lerning platform a syllabus to support ccTLDs. August 2014 – August 2015
1.3.2 To establish a program of creation and transfer of knowledge regarding the technical operation of ccTLDs, with the participation of organization of the Internet technical community. August 2014 – August 2015

Surveys//Contests

Codes Project Implementation Period
2.7.1 To create surveys, contests and rewards to Internet users from the region to determine the level of knowledge of ICANN related matters. August 2014 – August 2015
4.1.8 To provide support for the production of surveys to the sector leadership. August 2014 – August 2015

Webinars/Remote Parcipation

Codes Project Implementation Period
2.4.2 To develop webinars to inform members from the region about the different available tools for remote participation in ICANN´s related activities. August 2014 – August 2015
2.4.3 To create a Regional Participation Center to assit participants during ICANN related events. June 2015 – June 2016
2.7.2 To organize webinar designed for different knowledge level of ICANN related matter. August 2014 – August 2015

Programs

Codes Project Implementation Period
1.1.1 To plan and develop joint programs between ICANN and regional organizations to act as copartners within each organization's interest and scope. August 2014 – August 2015
1.1.2 To design a special tailored support program to help regional organizations attend ICANN meetings, both financially and providing them an appropriate participation scheme to help them engage with organization from other regions. June 2015 – June 2016
2.3.1 To establish a program for the inclusion of the academic community from Latin America and the Caribbean in ICANN's ecosystem. June 2015 – June 2016
2.1.6 To create awarding programs (Hall of Fame style) to motivate regional leaders in the development of outreach best practices and empowerment of regional members. August 2014 – August 2015
2.2.2 To create a program aimed at raising awareness amongst regional economic stakeholders regarding the impact of ICANN's policies in their businesses. June 2015 – June 2016
2.3.2 To establish programs for the promotion of ICANN within academic activities of Universities in Latin America and the Caribbean. June 2015 – June 2016
2.5.2 Following the results in 2.5.1 create or strengthen capacity building programs focusing on the needs and in the different stakeholders in the region. June 2015 – June 2016
2.5.3 To create an Ambassadors Program to promote ICANN global values. August 2014 – August 2015
2.8.1 To use quotas of exiting capacity building programs to contribute in training and induction of new government representatives in ICANN. August 2014 – August 2015
2.7.3 To coordinate with LACRALO in the development of current capacity building programs. August 2014 – August 2015
3.1.1 To desing a capacity building program based on e-learning platform with focus on ISPs in all of the regions languages. August 2014 – August 2015
2.8.2 To include in current capacity building programs in the region specific activities and content focusing on trianing for governments within ICANN and its ecosystem. August 2014 – August 2015
4.4.1 To generate a specific regional need seed fund for projects of regional stakeholders for the creation of new related services June 2015 – June 2016
1.4.1 To create a scheme where organization are required to publish information regarding the results of the projects funded by ICANN. August 2014 – August 2015

Caribbean

Codes Project Implementation Period
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. August 2014 – August 2015
2.1.7 To promote high level dialogue among governments in the Caribbean in ICANN related matters. August 2014 – August 2015