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APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (21 September 2018)
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APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (21 September 2018)

On 21 September 2018, the APTLD Board held its in-person
meeting, followed by a Board Survey, and considered a range of matters. A summary
of the Meeting and Views expressed in the Survey is published in this
Communiqué.

Evaluation
of APTLD74

The Board noted that the Meeting was a real success and expressed its
gratitude to UZINFOCOM, the .UZ administrator, for having hosted APTLD74.

The Board also suggested certain logistical improvements aimed at
facilitating the conduct of future Members Meetings.

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

The Board considered GM’s
submission and concluded that as the Center for Information Technologies, the
.TJ registry administrator, 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 September 2018.

The Board emphasized
that APTLD would welcome the .TJ registry back to the community, should it
elect to seek reaccession, and suggested GM deliver a message to the CIT.

Consideration
of the Draft APTLD Policy for Appointment, Duties, and Funding of the
Alternate
APTLD Representative in International Fora

The Board considered the draft Policy presented by GM and suggested the
Policy should be adopted for a trial and adjusted according to further feedback
and comments.

Consideration
of APTLD Policy Guidelines for Membership Fee Bands for Associate Members

The Board considered the document submitted by
GM and decided to allocate more time to examine it and its possible implications
in a greater detail to make an informed decision.

Consideration
of GM’s Update on Progress in Preparations for APTLD75 and Completion of the
Draft APTLD75 Agenda

The Board considered the APTLD75 agenda and
noted with satisfaction that the draft agenda is complete. The Board further
instructed GM to send out the agenda to the membership for review and comments
with the timeline being the first decade of October 2018.

Consideration
of Expansion of APTLD’s Operation

The Board suggested
that the matter should be discussed at its next teleconference

Consideration
of the GM’s Update on the Regional Organizations’ Practice of Access to
Meetings Presentations

The Board suggested
that notwithstanding the other Regional Organizations’ practice, for the sake
of transparency, all the presentations delivered at Members Meetings should be
made publicly available on the APTLD website.

The Board also
considered a number of other administrative matters.