On 15 October 2015, the APTLD Board had its regular
teleconference and considered a range of matters, the most important
of which are published in this Communiqué.
The GDRWG Report
The Board discussed at
length the GDRWG’s findings and recommendations and decided the Chair should
draft a formal response to the Working Group reflecting the Board’s stance on
The Board Election January 2016
The Board considered
the GM’s update on the matter and suggested GM and Secretariat proceed with
preparations for the election in a timely manner and in accordance with the Constitution. Although the Board would not have seats
allocated for geographic regions, it was agreed that a diverse board would be
of strength to the APTLD.
Draft 2016 APTLD Budget
The Board discussed a
draft APTLD budget for 2016 and suggested the Chair and GM hold their in-person
meeting at the ICANN54 in Dublin to examine individual revenue and expenditure
items in a greater detail and GM report back to the Board during next telecon.
Preparations for the Members
Meeting and GA in Auckland, 18-19 February 2016
The Board noted with
satisfaction that a dedicated lightweight website has been established
to ensure members’ seamless registration for and provide updates on the
forthcoming Meeting. The Board also discussed agenda items options and
suggested GM report on this in a greater detail during next telecon.
APTLD Board Statement in Support
of the EC/CENTR’s Joint Statement on IANA Transition and ICANN Accountability
The Board discussed
and unanimously approved a decision that APTLD issue a statement in support of the EC/CENTR’s joint statement on IANA Transition and ICANN