APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (21 June 2018)

On 21 June 2018, the APTLD Board held its regular teleconference meeting and considered a range of matters. A summary of the meeting is published in this Communiqué.

Consideration of GM’s Update on Progress in Preparations for APTLD74

The Board noted with satisfaction a potentially strong turnout for the Meeting and appreciated the host’s efforts to arrange a smooth entry visa procedure for the Meeting participants.

Draft APTLD75 Agenda Bashing

The Board considered the updated draft APTLD75 Agenda and agreed with suggestions on its items, which should be subject to further consideration and updates in consultations with APTLD members.

Consideration of RNIDS’s Application for Associate Membership in APTLD

The Board considered an application for Associate Membership submitted by RNIDS, the registry for the ASCII ccTLD and IDN ccTLD of the Republic of Serbia and unanimously voted for its accession in APTLD as an Associate Member.

Consideration of GM’s Memorandum on Cessation of .NF’s Membership in APTLD

The Board considered GM’s submission and concluded that as the .NF registry has failed to stay in communication with APTLD and has not responded to numerous invitations to restore such communication within suggested timelines, and to pay the membership fee, its membership in APTLD should be terminated effective of 21 June 2018.

The Board emphasized that APTLD would welcome the .NF registry back, should it elect to seek reaccession

Consideration of the GM’s Update on the State and Execution of the 2017 APTLD Budget and Update on the 2018 Membership Fee Collection Campaign

The Board received GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction that that the budget is in line with the original projections and expressed its appreciation of Members’ commitment and support.

 

The Board also considered a number of other administrative matters.