A Preview of the ICANN80 Policy Forum.

From 10 to 13 June 2024, we will convene for the ICANN80 Policy Forum in Kigali. This is the first ever ICANN Public Meeting in Rwanda and the third Policy Forum in Africa.

The ICANN community has taken the lead in organizing the four-day program. Highlights from the schedule include:

  • The ICANN community will continue its work preparing for the New Generic Top-Level Domain Program: Next Round, including discussions about enabling a multilingual Internet through Internationalized Domain Names.
  • The ICANN community organized a plenary session about the ongoing United Nations Global Digital Compact process and the 20-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society among other topics.
  • Several sessions will focus on Africa, from its Internet infrastructure to the engagement of its community in ICANN.
  • There will be sessions to discuss experiences with the Registration Data Request Service and the mitigation of Domain Name System (DNS) abuse.
  • Additionally, there will be training sessions during Tech Day and the DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Security Workshop.

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