NPOC’s Session in Kobe and Website Launch
February 1, 2019, Canada: All is now set for the formal launch of the website for the Non-Profit Operational Constituency (NPOC) at the forthcoming Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN45) Community Forum, slated for Kobe, Japan.
The community forum, tagged ICANN64 has been scheduled between March 9 and 14, 2019.
Disclosing the planned launch, NPOC chairperson, Joan Kerr, expressed delight as she shared the February update.
NPOC, she said, has continued to develop organizationally, building a solid foundation for NPOC to function.
Also, Kerr said, NPOC has continued to refine its processes, including crafting the Charter, which is almost in its final draft stages.
She revealed that NPOC has designed a new website to be launched in Kobe, Japan.
“Designing a new website to be launched in Kobe” she declared.
In addition, she said that NPOC is working on its financial management issues which are under discussion.
While activities tracking and project management, she said, were being refined, stressing that NPOC is exploring strategic collaborations, even as the Policy Committee are being fine-tuned.
Kerr further revealed that in preparation for Kobe, that the Executive Committee has approved two scheduled Policy Committee meetings and Constituency Day.
Emphasising that NPOC is collaborating with the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) to explore how the Constituency could share resources and educate not-for-profit organizations about the Domain Name System (DNS).
“NPOC will use the info to establish and strengthen strategic regional collaboration, rejuvenate participation, and foster networking opportunities among members,” she asserted.
NPOC chair invited members to share their expertise and passion so that the Constituency could start the Policy Development Process (PDP) in earnest and share encouraging stories for the new website via firstname.lastname@example.org.
“If you haven’t already done so, you can also join us on Skype: NPOC,” she enjoined.
Communications Committee Chair
Founded in 2011, the Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency (NPOC) is the home for Not-for-Profit organizations like NGOs, wishing to have a voice in internet governance.
NPOC is part of the Non-Commercial Stakeholders’ Group, (NCSG), of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, (ICANN).
NPOC is an ICANN Constituency within the Non-Commercial Stakeholders’ Group (NCSG), a part of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO).