ICANN President's Advisory Committee for Internationalised Domain Names
This inactive committee was disbanded on 25 June 2010 by ICANN Board resolution - http://www.icann.org/en/minutes/resolutions-25jun10-en.htm#1.6.
The ICANN President's Advisory Committee for IDNs was announced on November 23, 2005 pursuant to ICANN Board Resolution 04.71.
Committee resolutions will be posted to ICANN IDN Announcements.
To provide the ICANN Board and Internet community with advice on issues that relate to IDN policies, in particular issues that impact the implementation of IDNs at the top level.
Committee tasks are anticipated to change as IDN implementation matures. The Committee's broad representation will promote coordination of IDN related work that takes place within and outside ICANN's supporting organizations, committees, and stakeholders.
The diversity of member expertise will ensure that the Committee plays a key role in the successful internationalization of the Internet and thus ensures Internet access for all languages.
Initially the Committee is tasked with identifying and proposing solutions to the following main areas:
Some member seats are intended for specific constituencies and as such the individual on the seat may change over time. Further, individuals in addition to those listed below have been invited and as ICANN receives acknowledgements the list will be updated.
(In alphabetical order)
CEO, Next SA
Prof Hualin Qian
Professor, Computer Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
President and CEO, ICANN
(In alphabetical order)
Joint Secretary, Communication and Information Technology Ministry, India
Mohammed El Bashir
Chairman , Sudan Internet Society
Internet Engineer, TWNIC
Departement Genie Informatique, Ecole Superieure Polytechnique
President, Unicode Consortium and Chief SW Globalization Architect, IBM
Member, Internet Architecture Board and Corporate Consulting Engineer, Cisco Systems
Senior Information Technology Officer, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Chairman and CEO, Multilingual Internet Names Consortium (MINC)
Director, Japan Registry Service Co., Ltd. (JPRS)
Senior Product Manager, Verisign
President and CEO, MuseDoma
CEO, Domain The Net Technologies Ltd.
Cedarampattu (Ram) Mohan
Vice President, Business Operations, Afilias
Mr. Kraisorn Pornsutee
Ministry of Information and Communication Technology
General Manager, Syrian Telecom
Asia/Australia/Pacific Region, ALAC